The Black Book Coalition Network Mixer
JANUARY 28TH, 6:00 PM EST
Ulah Bistro, 1214 U. Street NW
Washington, DC 20009 (Across from Ben’s Chili Bowl)
Coming April 2010: Black Book Coalition
Special Event To Be Announced…Stay Tuned!!!
Looking forward to connecting soon!
For more information: Contact Mahogany Books at Info@MahoganyBooks.com or 703.730.3873
2010 Self-Publishing Symposium
Harlem, NY – March 7, 2010
Join the next Self-Publishing Symposium, March 7th, 2010 at The Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture. Take advantage of what this important business event can do for your publishing company. Whether you’re a self-published author, small/independent press or writer considering self-publishing, you won’t want to miss the only conference that focuses on the business of publishing.
• Learn successful business strategies from industry experts
• Network with peers and professionals and make powerful connections
• Grow your business to new heights
2010 National Black Writers Conference
Brooklyn, NY – March 25- 28, 2010
The theme of the 2010 National Black Writers Conference is And Then We Heard the Thunder: Black Writers Reconstructing Memories and Lighting the Way. Through a series of panel discussions, roundtables, author readings and storytelling, the National Black Writers Conference will use the metaphor of thunder, memory and light to examine the historical representation of the literature of Black writers and the representation of new and future directions for contemporary and emerging literary voices. With Toni Morrison as the Honorary Chair, the National Black Writers Conference will also honor Amiri Baraka, Kamau Braithwaite and Dr. Edison O. Jackson. Black writers will come from throughout Americaa , the Caribbean, Europe and Africaa.
2010 Black Writers Reunion & Conference
Atlanta, GA – June 23-26, 2010
Black Writers Reunion & Conference is accepting proposals for workshops and seminars on the craft and business of writing to be presented at the 6th BWRC in Atlanta, Georgia, June 23-26, 2010. We invite presentations that demonstrate insight and expertise on the craft and business of fiction, nonfiction, writing for the web, songwriting, blogging for profit, play/screenwriting, food writing, copy writing, and inspirational writing with interactive workshops that will allow participants to engage in hands-on writing or related activities wherever possible. We also welcome sessions that would permit attendees to receive feedback on their work, whether during or following the conference. Workshop styles may range from a modified traditional presentation to skill-building training. Proposals will be evaluated on the following:
• A well-defined topic with focused objectives
• Consistency with and significance to the conference emphasis areas
• Presenter credibility and experience to engage the audience and deliver an outstanding and informative workshop