African American Pavilion at BEA
National (BlackNews.com) – Starring Wesley Snipes, Blade and the new film Zulu Mech 1; Zane, New York Times Bestselling Author; Sybil Wilkes, The Tom Joyner Show, Sybil’s Book Club (Live Interviews) in The Pavilion; The Tom Joyner Foundation, Thomas Joyner, Jr.; Mary B. Morrison, New York Times Bestselling Author; Omar Tyree, New York Times Bestselling Author; Brenda L. Thomas, Essence Bestselling Author; Carol Mackey, Black Expressions Book Club; Terrie Williams, Essence Bestselling Author; Wade and Cheryl Hudson, JUst Us Books; George Fraser; Max Rodriguez; Irene Smalls; Dante Lee, along with Brother G., The Shades of Memnon Book Series and Co-Creator of Zulu Mech 1; Mshindo Kuumba 1, Co-Creator of “Charles the Chef” and Co-Creator of Zulu Mech 1, Featuring Buffie The Body, Vixen Icon; Mildred Muhammad, Scared Silent-The DC Sniper; West Coast Biz, The Latin Temptress, The Divine Expressions Book Club, Beverly Johnson, Freedom Speaks Diaspora, Kevin Weeks, Dawayne Williams, Raji Cooler, Sherri Glover, Shayla Price, Robin Ayele.
THE AFRICAN AMERICAN PAVILION AT BEA MAY 29 – 31, 9AM – 5PM – EXHIBITORS, BOOKSIGNINGS & GIVEAWAYS SPONSORED BY: Amber Communications Group, Inc.; Amber Books; Adrienne Ingrum, LLC.; The Tom Joyner Foundation; Lift Every Voice Books; BlackNews.com / Diversity City Media, Inc.; QBR The Black Book Review / QBR.com; Disilgold.com and The Tushe Group BookExpo America, the largest book trade show in the world provides independent African American book publishers, self publishers, authors, African American imprints at major publishing houses, distributors, literary agents, publicists, librarians, and bookstore owners with exposure to more than 80,000 book buyers and booksellers from across the world. With over 25,000 BEA attendees crossing up and down the Pavilion aisles. There will be huge opportunities to learn, share, educate, buy, sell and network, and the African American Pavilion provides our exhibitors the lowest discounted booth prices at the BookExpo America. Now in its sixth year, the 5,500-square feet of joint exhibit space showcasing on the main exhibit floor/hall, African American books, authors, products and publishers, is the market place for thousands of African American publishing industry professionals. Influential exhibitors and book buyers form a community of unprecedented strength. “The African American Pavilion is a growing presence at BEA,” says Exhibitor, ZANE, Publisher, Strebor Books International, LLC/Simon and Schuster, National Best-Selling Author of several New York Times and Essence Best-Selling titles and the 2008 African American Pavilion Awardee, “The Distinctive Voice and Publisher Award”, “There will be great opportunities to learn, educate, sell, and network and it’s making African American history a vital, visable part of the 108-year history of BookExpo America/American Booksellers Association.” The African American Pavilion at BookExpo America was founded in 2004 by: Executive Director, Tony Rose, Amber Communications Group, Inc., Adrienne Ingrum, Adrienne Ingrum, L.L.C. and Niani Colom, Genesis Press.
SEMINARS IN THE AFRICAN AMERICAN MEETING ROOM #1C01/1C02
Marcella Smith, Barnes & Noble, How To Get Your Books Into Barnes & Noble, May 29 – 10-11am
* Malaika Adero, Up South, Inc., Voices and Visions of New American Dreams, May 29 – 2-4pm;
* Yvonne Rose, Quality Press, How To Self Publish Your Book, May 30 – 11-12noon;
* Herbert Harris, LifeSkill Institute, Inc., Wealth Building In Trying Times, May 30 – 11-12noon;
* Darnell & Therez Smith, Marketing Your Website, May 29-12-1pm-May 31 – 10-11am
* Thomas Joyner, Jr.; Wil LaVeist; Neil Foote; The Tom Joyner Foundation,
How To Prepare For College, Presented by Tom Joyner, May 30 – 10-11am MORE TBA
2007, 2008 and 2009 AFRICAN AMERICAN PAVILION EXHIBITORS INCLUDE: African American Books On Tour; Africa World Press/Red Sea Press; African American Literature Book Club (AALBC.com); African American Expressions; Afrikan World Book Distributors; Alight! New York Grit Books; Amber Communications Group Inc.; Amiaya Entertainment; AmmPublishing; Annie Busby; Aphesis Publishing; Arc Type Press; Around the Way Books; Asta Publications; Aya Press; Aspicomm Media; Avo Publishing; Austin Publishing/Kaden Publishing; Baby Daddy Publishing; Baker Publishing Group; Barry Nix; The Beckham Publications Group Inc.; Big Door Presentations and Publications; Big Time Studios; BIS Publications; Biz-E-Bee Publications; Blacast Entertainment/ Urbanbooksonline.com; Black Americans In Publishing; Black At Work.com; BlackBoard Entertainment Media Group; Black Issues Book Review; BlackListed, LLC.; Black Print Publishing; Brand Nu Words; Brooklyn Christian Center; BroSis Publishing; Brown Erotic Publishing; Career Voices; C&B Books Distribution; Chocolate Angel Publishing; Chocolate Pages; Creative Wisdom Books; Christian Nations Center; Connie Leon; Color Bridge, LLC; Cultured Expressions; Delores Quinerly Press; Destiny Publishing; Disilgold Soul Publishing; Diversity City Media, Inc.; Divine Expressions Book Club; Emida International Publishing; Eugene LaCorbiniere; Every Generation Media, LTD; Expressions of Love Publishing; firebrandpublishing; First Black Autos-The Story of Charles C.R. Patterson; FYOS; Gary Braxton; Genesis Press; GhettoHeat; G reen Olive Tree Publishing; GS Publishing Group; Gumbo For The Soul Publications; Harobed House: Hilton Publishing; Imperious Publishing; In and Out the Dugout; In the Note of C; Irene Smalls; It’s Time For Bed; Jewels Publishing; Just Like Me Books; Just Sisters Publications; Just Us Books, Inc.; Kaden Publishing; Kandour Publishing; Ken Hudson & Associates; Kidding Around Entertainment; K Harris Publishing, Inc.; Kija Entertainment; Kingdom Kids Clubs; Kinship Press; Kymber Jae Publishing; Late Bloomer; Lefall and Company; Le’Femme Fatale Productions; Lift Every Voice Books; Lighted Mansions; Literally Speaking Press; Literamed Publications; L.T. Publishing; Mad Parent Publishing; M&E Abrams Publications; Maria Falconer; Mahogany Star Publishing; Melodrama Publishing; Mind Candy; MomoWilly, Inc.; Mirror-Gibbs Publishing; Mosaicbooks.com; Ms. Gail’s Books; Naphtali Books; Nay-jay Publishing; Nefrawerks Diversified; Nega Fulo Books; Nile Publishing; Nunes Productions; Outskirts Press; Papa Lemon; Papyrus Publishing; Pathway Publishing; Paul L. Woodring; Parker Publishing; People Skills International; Pond View Press; Power Play Books/Life Changing Books; Prodigal Son Ministries; Publishing Associates; Q-Boro Books; QBR The Black Book Review/Harlem Book Fair; Quick Qwest Publications; Relentless Content, LLC; RJ Publications; Renaissance Media Sales & Distribution; River Maverick Publishing; Ruby Burke; S.E.L.F. Publishing; Seker Nefer Press; Shawn Ryan; Sheryl Walker Press; Silver Maple Publications; Strebor Books International; Sun Cycle Publishing; Tate Publishing; The Cartel Publications; The Elevator Group; The Healing Tree; The Pilgram Press; The Street Life Series by Kevin Weeks; The Tom Joyner Foundation; Third World Press; Triple Crown Publications; 22nd Century Press; Urban Ministries; Urban Touch Entertainment; White Men Can’t Hump; Wisdom Books, Inc.; Who’s Who Publishing; W. James Richardson; Walk Worthy Press; Writing for the Lord Ministries; Written Magazine. More TBA FOR EXHIBITING INFORMATION CONTACT: AMBERBK@AOL.COM – 520-568-6692 http://www.AMBERBOOKS.com http://www.AFRICANAMERICANPAVILION.com CONTACT: Tony Rose 520-568-6692 email@example.com