October Brings Authors of White Rage, Monster in the Middle & The Parted Earth To Decatur Book Festival!

The Decatur Book Festival is going to be a monster… literally… with author of Monster in the Middle attending as well as author of White Rage and The Parted Earth…

Crystal Wilkinson, Jason Reynolds & William H. Turner To Attend Kentucky Book Festival in November

If you’re in Kentucky or the surrounding areas, look forward to a big deal that’s coming on November 6th. Many authors will be reading, signing, meeting and greeting at the…

Lupita Nyong’o, Michael J. Fox, Chef Marcus Samuelsson & More Are On for the National Book Festival 2021

It’s about that time for National Book Festival 2021 which kicks off with Open a Book, Open a World intro on September 12th on PBS. From there, the National Book…

Celebrate Black Brazilian Stories & History, Starting With Child of the Dark

Black Brazilian female authors Carolina Maria de Jesus who authored Child of the Dark in 1960 and LĂ©lia Gonzalez, who is the most noted Black Brazilian feminists writers, are being…

Amazon Book Clubs Launching In 2021; Offers Early Access

To officially launch in 2021 to all Amazon customers, meaning those who have an Amazon account, Amazon Book Clubs is now available for early access in order to assist Amazon…

Look Forward To 2020 AJC’s Decatur Book Festival Virtually & Spanning One Full Month

Kicking off on Labor Day Weekend, the AJC Decatur Book Festival will put on a large virtual event, maintaining the excitement for all those who are crazy about great books…

Director & Author Tyler Perry Will Receive the 2020 Governors Award

New York Times bestselling author, actor, director and producer Tyler Perry has earned the 2020 Governors Award, and will receive it at the Primetime Emmy Awards. Tyler Perry and his…

Minnesota Gets Its First Black-Owned Bookstore, Making History

Black Garnet Books is now the very first black owned bookstore in the state of Minnesota, owned by Dionne Sims who has just made history. Remember that this is the…

For The Month of August, Al Roker, Trent Shelton, Mike Hill & More Have Money Making Conversations With Rushion McDonald

For the month of August, Rushion McDonald’s Money Making Conversations will bring on guest interviews with people who have made it through and lived out their dreams. Below are the…

Tell a Great New York Story, Win A BIG LITERARY PRIZE!

Formed from a conversation between Bradley Tusk – writer, political strategist and founder of Tusk Holdings – and Howard Wolfson of Bloomberg Philanthropies, a brand new literary award was formed…

Literary Arts Organizations & Publishers Get Help From Emergency Fund

All areas of the arts are under pressure right now during the coronavirus pandemic that is sweeping the world. Many venues are shutting down, however, there is more help for…

Meet MSNBC’s Chris Hayes, Colson Whitehead & More At 2017’s Brooklyn Book Festival This Fall

New York City is preparing for the Brooklyn Book Festival this fall, September 11-17, after a successful 2016 festival which featured best selling authors such as Terry McMillan who has…

Austin’s 11th Annual African American Book Festival To Celebrate Black Literature & Power

In the upcoming 11th annual African American Book Festival held in Austin, Texas at the Carver Museum and Library on 1165 Angelina Street, there will be a celebration with many…

Author & Activist Angela Davis To Speak On Resistance At The 2017 Oakland Book Festival

The Oakland Book Festival is set to bring out over 90 writers for this year’s one day event on May 21st, starting at 10:30 am, to be held at Oakland’s…

Children’s Book Author Danielle Y.C. McClean To Release New Children’s Action Fantasy

Children’s book author Danielle Y.C. McClean is preparing to re-release her book titled The Protectors’ Pledge on May 4th from the Secrets of Oscuros series. The Protectors’ Pledge has already…

Author Alice Walker To Lecture at The Brooklyn Museum In May

Pulitzer Prize winner and author Alice Walker will lecture at The Brooklyn Museum in May on the 25th, and the lecture will be inspired by the We Wanted a Revolution:…