EARLY BIRD REGISTRATION Starts DECEMBER 1, 2013 and goes through MARCH 31, 2014.
Early Bird Author Registration is only $65.00.
Author Registration increases to $80.00 starting APRIL 1ST through JULY 31, 2014.
VENDORS: PRIME VENDOR SPACE WILL GO FAST, SO VENDORS, RESERVE YOUR PRIME SPOT (Immediately outside festival doors) for only $100 (covers both days of the festival.) Side vendor spots are also available for $65.00 (Vendor registration page)
FESTIVAL ACTIVITIES: We will award the 2014 BWABC Literacy Rocks! Award again this year to one male and one female author who has done the most in promoting literacy within their own community. Our 2013 Award Recipients were Dante Long and Jennifer Hayes. Maybe YOU will be the next BWABC Literacy Rocks Award Recipient!
Book Clubs, without YOU, we as authors, could not live our dreams now. BWABC Book Club Awards include BWABC Most Community Service Award; BWABC Most Books Read Award; BWABC Most Authors Hosted Award, and Most Books Reviewed by a Book Club. For our young readers we will award books, certificates of accomplishment and a Kindle Fire!
This year we have added the BWABC Book Club Fashion Xtravaganza and BookChat Social. This separate event will be a night of fun, food, fellowship plus a special book chat with our three featured authors: Brian Smith, Tina McKinney and Thomas Long. It will be held Friday, September 19, 2014 at the Hilton from 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm. This will be a time for book clubs to come out and showcase your fashionable book club attire. Your book club can walk away with the BWABC Best Dressed Book Club Trophy! (Admission: $30 per person) $20 for Registered/Paid Participating authors. Click here for more details
Aspiring and veteran authors will have the opportunity to attend FREE writing and publishing workshops. Book Clubs, there will be more panel discussions tailored just for you!
So what are you waiting for! Now is the time to REGISTER to attend the 2014 Black Writers and Book Clubs Literacy Festival!
Shelia E. Lipsey
BWABC Literacy Festival Host/Founder