Largest African-American Book Event in the South

October 24-26, 2019, 12th Anniversary - Houston, Texas
Venue:  Fallbrook Church - 12512 Walters Rd., Houston, TX 77014


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

The 12th annual National Black Book Festival is scheduled for Oct. 24-26, 2019, at Fallbrook Church Brook Sports Facility, 12512 Walters Rd., in Northwest Houston and is sponsored by, one of the leading Web sites promoting African-American literature.  This 12th annual event will feature the following:

● Author and publisher exhibits                                         ●  Featured author discussions and signings
● Children's Festival                                                          ● An evening reception, two breakfasts and one luncheon
●  FREE workshops and seminars                                     ● Networking and door prizes 
●  Book Club Meet and Greet                                             ● 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.

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 24, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.
"Welcome to Houston" Reception*

Friday, October 25, 2018 @ 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
"Get Acquainted" Breakfast*

Friday, October 25, 2018 @ 12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

Saturday, October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival
[Free and open to the public]

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet
[Open only to pre-registered participating authors and book clubs]

Tickets for the above events may be purchased online here:

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