Thursday, March 17, 2011

2011 National Black Book Festival In Houston

Are you an existing or aspiring African American author? Do you want to learn how to sell more books, get a major book deal, and network with other authors and publishers? Then you may want to plan to attend the upcoming National Black Book Festival in Houston, Texas on June 10-12, 2011.

More than 100 African-American authors and thousands of book club members and readers will converge during the largest indoor gathering of African-American authors in the world. Participating authors from more than 30 states and the Caribbean will showcase, sign and sell their books during the weekend event.

Actor and author Isaiah Washington, former host of "Divorce Court" Judge Mablean, and the urban fiction duo Ashley & Jaquavis will headline the event to be held at the Doubletree Hotel Houston Downtown.

Other featured authors for the festival include children's author, Joyce Carol Thomas; dynamic Christian author, Michelle McKinney Hammond; educator and author, Lavaille Lavette; fiction author, Carleen Brice; mystery/thriller authors, Tananarive Due and Pamela Samuels-Young; and urban fiction author, K'Wan. In addition, author and publisher Vickie Stringer will make a special guest appearance.

For more information, visit the web site at or call (800) 340-5454.

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1 comment:

  1. Thanks for the information. Also, I hope things are going well for you. Once again I really enjoyed your book. It has given some great ideas and some great information.