2017 Authors & Others

This year BARR will open with a special four-hour workshop,

"How to rock your Image"

This workshop is for authors who want to learn how to maximize and polish their promotion, marketing, and event and social media skills. Aspiring, new, and established authors (who want to refresh their skills) are urged to attend. The workshop, which will be held from 10 am till 2 pm on Friday, October 13 and will include a working lunch and workshop manual.

Featured Presenters for this workshop are:

Nigeria Lockley, Kisha Frazier and Sharon Lucas 


Friday Book Club Meeting 

Each year, we open the BARR conference with a book club meeting. This year I am honored to announce the book we will discuss is a new release by author MARITA GOLDEN, Co-founder and President Emeritus of the Zora Neale Hurston/ Richard Wright Foundation. Marita is a veteran teacher of writing and an acclaimed award-winning author of over a dozen works of fiction and nonfiction.

It's time to get busy, purchase your ticket at https://2017-barr.eventbrite.com AND pre-order your copy of "The Wide Circumference of Love: A Novel" today!
"A moving African-American family drama of love and devotion in the face of Alzheimer's disease.