The African-American Author Fair offers a little bit of everything—self-published authors, publishing professionals, book clubs, illustrators, and even just fans of reading. This may overwhelm you with excitement, so the folks organizing the event are asking you to remember the three C’s: Culture, Creativity, and Connecting.
As they say on the event page, “The Author Fair is all about promoting a culture of reading, celebrating creativity, connecting the reader to the writer . . . and a whole lot of books.” Speaking of books, attendees will be able to purchase signed books from several different authors at the fair. Plus, the event is child friendly—there’s going to be a storyteller room for the little ones.
For the wordsmiths in the crowd, there will be a networking space called the Poet’s Corner. As you could probably guess, it’s a spot where local poets can connect with their readers and other local poets face to face.
Finally, there is an author/illustrator workshop.Tickets for authors, sponsors, and guests can be found here. The event is free.