Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2022 and 2023)
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1650 Bedford Ave., Founders Auditorium, Brooklyn, NY 11225, Brooklyn, New York
Hosted by: Center for Black Literature at Medgar Evers College
Dates: Wednesday, March 30, 2022 to Saturday, April 2, 2022
Website: National Black Writers Conference
The National Black Writers Conference is be held, every two years at Medgar Evers College in Brooklyn, New York. The conference features panels, author readings, roundtable discussions, and educational seminars.Panel Discussions, Town Hall Meeting, and Dramatic Readings.
Speakers include Ifa Bayeza, Keith Josef Adkins, Amina Henry, Ladee Hubbard, and Aurin Squire among others.
For more information and to register, visit www.centerforblackliterature.org Learn more about National Black Writers Conference on AALBC.com.
Hosted by: PEN America
Dates: Wednesday, May 11, 2022 to Saturday, May 14, 2022
Website: PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature
PEN World Voices is America’s only international literary festival, attracting the best-known writers from across the globe. Since its founding, they have presented more than 1,500 writers and artists from 118 countries speaking 56 languages in venues across New York City in a weeklong series of literary events with a human rights focus. The Festival was founded by Salman Rushdie, Esther Allen, and Michael Roberts in the aftermath of September 11, 2001, with the aim of broadening channels of dialogue between the United States and the world—a mission that, today, has never been more relevant.Learn more about PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature on AALBC.com.
The first traditional book festival geared toward all ages to hit the Bronx! #TheBronxisReadingLearn more about The Bronx Book Festival on AALBC.com.
The Festival of Women Writers has become a highly anticipated event, unique among cultural happenings in the Catskill Region, especially in Delaware County. The Festival will celebrate its fourth year in the Hobart Book Village, “the reading capital of New York State.” Since its inception, the Festival has created space for established and emerging women writers to share their insights and skills through a variety of writing activities and public readings with audiences throughout Delaware County, the state of New York, and beyond.Festival of Women Writers on AALBC.com.
209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, New York 11201
Hosted by: Brooklyn Book Festival, Inc. and Brooklyn Book Festival Literary Council
Dates: Sunday, September 25, 2022 to Monday, October 3, 2022
Website: Brooklyn Book Festival
The Brooklyn Book Festival is the largest free literary event in New York City, presenting an array of national and international literary stars and emerging authors. One of America’s premier book festivals, this hip, smart diverse gathering attracts thousands of book lovers of all ages to enjoy authors and the festival’s lively literary marketplace.
The Brooklyn Book Festival is really more than a week of events which culminates on “Festival Day.”Learn more about Brooklyn Book Festival on AALBC.com.
“…if you’re a speculative fiction author (horror, fantasy, paranormal, urban fantasy, sci-fi, etc.) you should definitely go”—Cerece Rennie Murphy
New York Comic Con is the East Coast's biggest and most exciting popular culture convention. Our Show Floor plays host to the latest and greatest in comics, graphic novels, anime, manga, video games, toys, movies, and television.Learn more about New York Comic Con on AALBC.com.
Hosted by: National Book Foundation
Date: Wednesday, November 16, 2022
Website: National Book Awards
Attendance by invitation only.
Watch vidoes the 67th annual National Book Awards (2016), hosted by Larry WilmoreLearn more about National Book Awards on AALBC.com.
515 Malcolm X Blvd., New York, New York
Hosted by: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture
Date: Saturday, June 17, 2023
Time: 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Website: Schomburg Center Literary Festival
The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture is dedicated to the collection, preservation, and interpretation of global black experiences. Our new Schomburg Center Literary Festival expands our long tradition of championing authors of African descent from across the globe and publications that celebrate Black history and culture. The day-long book festival will feature exhibitors, readings, panel discussions, workshops and more for all ages, from prose to poetry, comic books to young adult novels, fiction and non-fiction.Learn more about Schomburg Center Literary Festival on AALBC.com.
163 West 125th Street (New Location) Corner of Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard, Harlem, New York
The Harlem Book Fair is the United State’s largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, NY, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops.
The Phillis Wheatley Book Awards are presented in conjunction with this event.Learn more about Harlem Book Fair on AALBC.com.