Largest African-American Book Event in the South

October 25-27, 2018, 11th 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 11th annual National Black Book Festival is scheduled for Oct. 25-27, 2018 at Fallbrook Church, 12512 Walters Rd., in Northwest Houston and is sponsored by, one of the leading Web sites promoting African-American literature.  This 10th annual event will feature the following:

Corporate/publisher booths                                            ●  Author exhibits
● Children's Festival                                                          ● Featured author discussions and signings
●  Live entertainment                                                         ●  An evening reception, two breakfasts and one luncheon
●  Workshops and seminars                                                ● Food court where food can be purchased all day
Book Club Meet and Greet                                                

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 (items with asterisk [*] are ticketed events which require ticket purchase in advance):

Thursday, October 25, 2018 @ 7:00 p.m.
"Welcome to Houston" Reception*

Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
"Get Acquainted" Breakfast*

Friday, October 26, 2018 @ 12:00 Noon
Power Lunch*

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 8:00 to 9:30 a.m.
Networking Breakfast*

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ 10:00 a.m. to Noon
Children's Festival

Saturday, October 27, 2018 @ Noon
Book Club Meet and Greet

Tickets for the above events may be purchased online here:

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