Featured & Exhibiting Authors

Lisa Renee Johnson, Keynote Speaker Author & President of the book club escorted off the California Wine Train.

Sadeqa Johnson ~ Second House From the Corner - Book Club Mtg Discussion- 5:00 Friday

Pamela Samuels Young ~ Writer of suspense/thrillers. Called the female John Grisham. NAACP award winner for her novel Anybody's Daughter.

Victoria Christopher Murray, Bestselling author, NAACP Image Award winner and Cofounder of Brown Girls Books!

Brian W. Smith ~ Award winning, bestselling author of 15 novels.

Dwayne Alexander Smith ~ A professional Hollywood screen writer and NAACP Image Award winner for his novel, Forty Acres.

Nina Foxx - The Author of several novels, a playwright and filmmaker.

Tanya Barnett is a speaker, author and "Real" Wife Coach.

Marita Berry is a born storyteller who began her writing adventure after retiring from a 30 year career in telecommunications.

Sylvia Brown-Roberts is the author of three Christian fiction novels. She is a retired public school teacher.

A local author, Sandy Craig's first novel is titled Stolen Seasons, Deadly Choices

Nicole Hampton is a new author who developed a love for reading at an early age.

Donneil Jackson is a writer by nature and a Jersey girl by heart who discovered that with writing, she could be someone else.

Natasha and Jabari Khalfani - lawyer and educator respectively, are the new authors of a children's book.

LaQuette, a bestselling erotic romance author who was named the 2016 Author of the Year Golden Apple Award.

Deliah Lawrence is an attorney who enjoys writing romantic suspense novels.

Nigeria Lockley was awarded two Master's Degrees, and is an educator with the NY Dept of Ed. Her debut novel received the Phillis Wheatley Award for First Fiction.

Madison Love is a published author, entrepreneur and self-love advocate.

Cerece Rennie Murphy, a local author best known for her Sci Fi series, The Order of the Seers Trilogy & her children's series Ellis and the Magic Bus

Dionne Peart is an attorney, who grew up in Canada. She writes fiction that features Caribbean characters or that is set in the Caribbean.

Necole Ryse is a local author who has been writing since she was four years old.

Avril Somerville is a writer, speaker and educator.

Michelle Spady is a multi-genre writer who has penned adult novellas, children's books and a comic book.

Monica Mathis Stowe ~ Local author of an adult novel and critically acclaimed children's book Trey Jones

Pat Thornton, CEO of Patyna Communications and host of the radio show "The Thornton Business Hour"

J. B. Vample has been writing since childhood. She started out writing poetry an short stories and has now published a book series.

Tia Williams is the ultimate style maven with 15 years experience as a beauty editor and national best selling author.

Sharon Lucas is the Host of this event and author of Plan It! The Complete Resource Guide for Authors, Book Clubs & Literary Event Planners and contributor to the best selling The Ex Chronicles

The Authors of the 2016 Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend