Author Pavilion 2010
Presented by The Renaissance Group, The Hurston Wright Foundation, Howard University and hosted by Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series. Online PR provided by EDC Creations Media Group.
Saturday, September 18th
(Pavilion Hours 8:00 A.M. – 1:00 P.M.)
“A Day for Area Educators and Parents”
Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leader
Meet & Greet Children & Young Adult Authors
Panel Discussion ~ Storytelling
Special Discounts on Selected Titles
NEA Read Across America
Encouraging Our Son’s to Read: A Community Call to Action
National Association of Black Storytellers
Special Tribute & Conversation with Literary Icon Eloise Greenfield
Parent Call to Action: Literacy NOW!
10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Jamal Bryant – World War Me
2. L. Trenton Marsh – From 1.0 to 4.0 Ten Strategies for Academic And Collegiate Success
3. James A. Merritt – Spencer’s First
4. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
5. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
6. David Miller – Mama Used to Say “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”
7. Randall Horton – The Lingua Franca of Ninth Street
8. Honoring and Celebrating a Literary Icon: Eloise Greenfield – Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
9. Bobbie Edmonds – The Legal Navigator “PARENT CALL TO ACTION”
11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
1. Deborah Gregory – Catwalk & Catwalk: Strike a Pose
2. Yaba Baker – Princess Briana & Dollar
3. David Miller – Mama Used to Say
4. Eloise Greenfield – Childtimes: A Three Generation Memoir
5. Bobbie Edmonds – The Legal Navigator
6. Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can’t Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
7. Lori Nelson & Valerie Nelson – Hillary’s Big Adventure & I Can Do It by My-Self!
8. Ron Kavanaugh – Literary Freedom Project
9. Charisse Carney-Nunes – I am Barack Obama
11:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. LITERACY NOW!
Literacy NOW! Developing the Next Generation of Readers, Writers and Leaders
Moderator: Patrick Oliver Founder of, Say It Loud! Readers and Writers Series
Lyah Beth Leflore – The Come Up: Can’t Hold Me Down & The World is Mine
Julianne Malveaux – Surviving and Thriving 365 Facts in Black Economic History
Cora Coleman-Dunham – Gathering a Great Understanding
Wade & Cheryl Hudson – Founders/Publisher of Just Us Books
Salome Thomas-El – Immortality of Influence
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