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The 2017 Black Pack Party @ Clyde Frazier’s May 31, 2017

11th Annual Black Pack PartyBlack Pack Party 2017

We are hosting the 11th Annual Black Pack Party on the evening of Wednesday, May 31st. It will be a wonderful celebration and a great opportunity to mix and mingle with authors, publishing professionals, and avid readers. We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine

Venue: Clyde Frazier’s Wine & Dine
Address: 485 10th Ave, (between 37th and 38th streets) New York, NY 10018
A short walk Distance from the Javits Convention Center
Phone: (212) 842-1110

Date: May 31, 2017
Time: 5:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m.

The gathering is free to attend; you just pay for your food and drinks.

More Info: Black Pack Party History
Hash Tag: #bpp2017

Great Video Coverage of the Black Pack Party Courtesy of The Tea.

Black Pack Party Photographs  Courtesy of Widevision Photography

Black Pack Party Group Photo 2017
Photo Credit: Marcia Wilson, Widevision Photography

Save the Date: The 2018 Black Pack Party will be held May 30, 2018.

The 2017 Black Pack Party co-sponsors are,, Linda Duggins, Mosaic, WideVision Photography, and Written Magazine.


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