The National Black Book Festival (NBBF) is an annual event, sponsored by Cushcity.com, one of the largest online sources for African-American authors and literature.  The event attracts a wide array of authors, publishers, book clubs, libraries and individual readers from the Southwest U.S. and nationwide.

The 16th annual National Black Book Festival is scheduled for Oct. 26-28, 2023, at Fallbrook Church Brook Sports Facility, 12512 Walters Rd., in Northwest Houston and is sponsored by Cushcity.com, one of the leading websites promoting African-American literature. This 16th annual event will feature the following:

● Author and publisher exhibits                                         ●  Featured author discussions and signings
● Children's Festival                                                          ● An evening reception and two breakfasts
●  FREE workshops and seminars                                     ● Networking and door prizes 
● Food court where food can be purchased all day
HOTELS: The host hotel is the Sheraton North Houston and rooms are $89.00/night. NBBF will provide complimentary shuttle service to and from the Sheraton daily. A list of hotels close to the venue are online here.

Recommended Airport: IAH


All events will be held at Fallbrook Church. The Festival schedule includes the following events (ticket purchase in advance is required for those with asterisk [*]):

Thursday, October 26, 2023 @ 7:00 p.m.
Welcome Reception*

Friday, October 27, 2023 @ 9:30 to 10:45 a.m.
Get Acquainted Breakfast*

Saturday, October 28, 2023 @ 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

Saturday, October 28, 2023 @ 11:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Children's Festival
[Free and open to the public]

Tickets for the special events can be ordered HERE.

Get driving directions to the Fallbrook Church

For more information, please contact us via e-mail at:  info@nationalblackbookfestival.com


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