Houston, TX — Journalist Roland Martin, nationally-renowned model Beverly Johnson and New York Times best-selling author Lalita Tademy will headline the 2015 National Black Book Festival (NBBF), held Oct. 22-24, 2015 at Fallbrook Church (Gymnasium) in Houston, Texas.
Other featured authors for 2015 NBBF include:
* ReShonda Tate Billingsley – Author of 30+ Christian fiction novels and teen novels, whose book, Let the Church Say Amen, has been adopted for a BET feature film which will air Sunday, Aug. 29 at
* Victoria Christopher Murray – Author of 20+ Christian fiction novels and teen novels
* K’Wan – Author of 12+ works of urban fiction, including Animal, Animal II and Animal III
* Mary Monroe – Author of 12+ works of contemporary fiction, including the “God Don’t Like Ugly” series
* Dwayne Alexander Smith, author of best-selling novel Forty Acres, and winner of the 2015 NAACP Image Award for Best Debut Author
The National Black Book Festival is sponsored by a Houston-based company, Cushcity.com, an online retail and marketing firm.
General admission is FREE to the public and includes all author exhibits, featured author sessions, workshops/seminars and entertainment. Special events (reception, breakfast and/or lunch) where food is served require a ticket purchase.
For more information, visit the Festival web site: www.nationalblackbookfestival.com or call the National Black Book Festival headquarters at 1-800-340-5454.
Gwen Richardson, National Coordinator