Featured & Exhibiting Authors
The 2016 Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend
Friday & Saturday, October 14-15
Friday afternoon Book Club Meeting
This year's Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend will open with our annual Book Club Meeting. The featured author is Sadeqa Johnson! We will be discussing Sadeqa's book "Second House From the Corner" due to be released on February 9, 2016!
Followed by a chat with Nina Foxx, author, playwright and filmmaker.
Friday Evening Reception
Special Appearance ~ Victoria Christopher Murray
We will welcome "The Three Scribes" ~
- Pamela Samuels Young
- Brian Smith
- Dwayne Alexander Smith
The 2016 Keynote Speaker is Lisa Renee Johnson, the founder and Chief Sunshineologist of I Got Sunshine, a community for women who
would like to gain clarity and unleash the shine within. A lover of the written word, she is the CEO of Brown Girl Press, an independent publishing company. Lisa Renee inspires individuals to shed their excuses, live life out loud and to define success and
happiness on their own terms. After co-founding and running a book club for over a decade, Lisa released her debut novel, "Dangerous Consequences" in 2011.