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Detroit Book City's 2nd Annual African American Family Book Expo 2018


Feb 25, 2018 – 12:00 PM

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2018 EVENT HIGHLIGHTS THIS IS A FREE EVENT w/ADVANCE REGISTRATIONPlease reserve FREE ticket Join us at Detroit Book City’s 2nd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2018! The event will be held on Sunday, February 25, 2018 from 12 noon - 5pm at the newly, renovated Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI 48235. This exciting one-day event is designed to preserve literacy in our community – at the family level. Enjoy a winter afternoon with over 50 talented, local Black Authors of adult & children books. You will meet the author, buy your "discount" autographed books and enjoy a host of family, fun entertainment!! KIDZONE... Storytelling by 15 Black Book Authors starting at 12:45pm. HOT Popcorn, $6 soul food lunch, photo backdrop, kid/adult coloring, face painting, LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES, and $1 Souvenir Booklets!!! This event highlights some of the best books written & illustrated by Black authors covering every aspect of African-American lives. They are well-written and beautifully illustrated. We want to continue the momentum of supporting literacy for adult & children of all ages. "Every home should have a library. And every library in Metro Detroit, should have books written by Black Authors." Register today for Detroit Book City's 2nd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2018! Greet a room full of talent and walk away with your autographed books. This is your chance to meet an author or illustrator of color and support literacy in one-day! Register your FREE tickets today!!! Preserving Literacy in our Community A DETROIT BLACK HISTORICAL EVENT... YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS!!!  ___________________________________________________   "BLACK BOOK AUTHORS WANTED"  PROMOTE YOUR TITLES TO HUNDREDS OF LOCAL BOOK LOVERS ADULT/CHILDREN  ~ FICTION & NON-FICTION  Exhibit at our Annual Public Trade Fair  CELEBRATE BLACK HISTORY SHOW OFF YOUR BOOK! "PITCH" STORYTELL YOUR BOOKS!!KEEP ALL $$ FROM BOOK SALES!! Meet & Greet Kids, Parents, Grandparents, Youth Leaders, Book Clubs, & Educators!! Autograph your Books ~ Build your Customer Base  IN ONE-DAY TO THOUSANDS OF BOOK LOVERS GREAT OPPORTUNITY TO PROMOTE & SELL YOUR BOOKS    -- 50 Author/Exhibitor tables available on a first-come basis --$50 Early Bird Special ~ $65 Regular after Nov. 30, 2017 Fee includes author badge, 6’ table and two chairs, author photo/bio on website and continental breakfast Get the $50 EARLY BIRD SPECIAL TODAY!AUTHOR REGISTER & PAY AT: Download 2018 Author/Exhibitor Registration Form Got additional questions???  Call Janeice at 248.667.6449 After you register & make payment, we'll send you an email confirmation!

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