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Book Fest & Juneteenth Celebration


CBLC 7th Annual Book Fest & Juneteenth Celebration

Central Library | June 15, 2024 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Would you like to be a featured author?

Featured authors will receive table space to network with other authors, meet the public, and promote books. Set up will occur between 10 a.m. and 10:45 a.m. on the morning of June 15th. You do NOT have to fill out more than one application if you are interested in showcasing more than one book. Should you choose to do a short individual presentation of your work in the Center for Black Literature & Culture with a short Q&A, a short bio and image of your book's cover will be required. *Note that not everyone will be able to present at this year's Author Fast Forward.

Complete this application to be considered.

Tables and seating are limited. Submissions for consideration will be accepted through May 26, 2024. The application will take approximately 7-10 minutes to complete. If you have questions or futher concerns, please email Bryanna Barnes.

Juneteenth is a national holiday that celebrates the emancipation of enslaved Texans two years after the signing of the emancipation proclamation in 1863.

Registration is now closed.