Book Events: Fairs, Festivals, and Conferences (2019 and 2020)

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3 Events Found in District of Columbia

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Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival
Smithsonian National Museum of African Art , Washington, District of Columbia


Hosted by: Africa Access
Date: Saturday, March 28, 2020
Time: 11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.

Website: Children’s Africana Book Awards Festival
Email: africaaccess@aol.com

Description:

children can learn to spin a yarn and weave a story, based on tales from Ghana, Morocco and Ivory Coast. A panel of Current and past CABA winners CABA authors/illustrators is featured from 11:30 – 12:30. Current and past CABA winners will be signing their books after the panel discussion. The museum is also opening its newest exhibit, Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa’s Arts. The event is free and open to the public.

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Library of Congress National Book Festival Library of Congress National Book Festival
Washington Convention Center, Washington, DC, District of Columbia


Date: September 2020 – Dates to be Announced

Website: Library of Congress National Book Festival
Email: bookfest@loc.gov

Description:

Mark your calendars for the 18th Library of Congress National Book Festival, Saturday, Sept. 1, at the Washington Convention Center. Follow the excitement via our hashtag, #NatBookFest.

Learn more about Library of Congress National Book Festival on AALBC.com.
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Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony
Washington Plaza Hotel, Washington, District of Columbia


Hosted by: Hurston/Wright Foundation
Date: October 2020 – Dates to be Announced

Website: Hurston/Wright Legacy Awards Ceremony

Description:

Named for literary geniuses, Zora Neale Hurston and Richard Wright, the Hurston/Wright Foundation was founded in 1990. Hurston/Wright was established to be a resource center for training and a gateway to ensure the unique experience and voice of African Americans in literature.

The Hurston/Wright Foundation ​is a literary education institution committed to the development, dissemination and preservation of literature with a focus on the contributions of African American writers. By preserving and honoring African Americans in literature, the Foundation ensures this vital part of American literature will continue to remain available to all readers.

The Hurston/Wright Foundation serves aspiring and emerging writers, published authors, readers and supporters of Black literature. Hurston/Wright programs, awards, special events and literary resources aim to impact the literature community and those who contribute to the enrichment of it.

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