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  1. WE'RE BACK....BY POPULAR DEMAND IN DETROIT!! Event: Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2019 Date/Time: Sun, February 24, 2019 ~ 12 noon - 5pm Event Location: Northwest Activity Center, 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit, MI 48235 Visit our website: www.detroitbookcity.com Contact: Janeice R. Haynes, Independent Bookstore Owner, 248.209.6880 Description: Join us at Detroit Book City’s 3rd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2019! This exciting annual, one-day event is designed to preserve literacy in the Metro Detroit community – at the family level. You'll enjoy a winter afternoon with over 60 talented, Black Indie Authors of adult & children books. Bring your family, church members, book club, youth group, school, neighbors, girlfriends, sport teams... EVERYONE IS INVITED!! Meet the Authors, buy your "discount" autographed books and enjoy a host of family, fun entertainment including KIDZONE...HOT Popcorn, $6 soul food lunch, selfie-photo backdrop, LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES and $1 Souvenir Booklets!!! Be one the first 200 to arrive and GET A FREE Swag bag! You'll also enjoy storytelling and author talks in the 'Author's Boardroom' from some AMAZING writer/speakers in a captive audience setting. SPECIAL GUEST APPEARANCES--TBA!!! AUTHOR/EXHIBITOR SEARCH: https://3rdannualaabookexpo2019.eventbrite.com Are you looking for a chance to sell your book to a crowd of book lovers, adult and children? Are you excited about signing autographs & getting compliments for your hard work? Do you want to greet parents, grandparents, kids, educators, book clubs, youth leaders in one-day? Is it your desire to have your books sold in bulk orders to school groups, church organizations and community centers on a regular basis? If you answered yes to ANY these questions, Register today for a chance to do just that!! At Feb. 2018's event, we had 12 Out-of-Town Guest Authors come to Detroit to sell!! Don't let the distant stop you. CATCH THE EARLY BIRD $50 SPECIAL RATE...before Oct. 1, 2018. Special Hotel accommodations arranged. Get READY to have a GREAT day of sales -- over 2,500 book lovers -- along with family, fun entertainment. Download the Author/Exhibitor Agreement: https://storage.googleapis.com/wzukusers/user-30748787/documents/5b958cca25f6b2U00gNQ/2019 AABookExpoExhibitorForm - 082118.pdf
  2. Hi Troy, This event is in addition to the African-American Family Book Expo. We host 2 Mega book events per year for the bookstore. Thanks.
  3. THIS IS AN OUTDOOR, ANNUAL FAMILY LITERACY AND ARTS EVENT...Event: Detroit Book City's Juneteenth Books, Poetry & Arts Fair 2018 Date/Time: Saturday, June 16, 2018 from 12 noon - 8pm Location: Northwest Activity Center, 18100 Meyers Rd, Detroit, MI 48235 Visit our website: www.detroitbookcity.com Description: This exciting one-day event celebrates "FREEDOM" in the expression of BOOKS, art & spoken word - - at the family level. Spectators will buy from African-American Indie book authors of adult and children's books, self-produced spoken word artists, and hand-crafted artisans who create paintings, drawings, ceramics, croquet knits, candles, beauty products, jewelry & more... You'll also enjoy LIVE, interactive children storytelling, LIVE spoken-word performances, KIDZONE, FREE health screenings & musical sounds by DJ Holly. Bring your family, church members, book club, youth group, school, neighbors, girlfriends, sport teams... EVERYONE IS INVITED!! EXHIBITOR SEARCH: http://www.detroitbookcity.com/2018-juneteenth.html We are NOW accepting the following exhibitors: Book Authors, Spoken-Word Artists, Visual Artists, Artisans and Tasty, Edible Vendors. Food Vendors must obtain a 1-Day Food Permit from the City of Detroit. Here's the application link: http://www.detroitmi.gov/Portals/0/docs/Health/Temporary%20License%20Application.pdf All Exhibitors are provided with 1 table, 2 chairs & exhibitor badge. No electricity is provided. Vendors can bring their own 8' x 8' ONLY Tents, at your discretion. Download the Author/Exhibitor Agreement: http://www.detroitbookcity.com/assets/2018-juneteenthexhibitagreement-032318.pdf
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