African American Author's Expo and Multi-Cultural Book Fair

Independent Book Authors in the Metropolitan Area

2017 Workshops

8th Annual African American Author's Expo

Saturday October 7, 2017

Morgan State University/ University Student Center

Baltimore, Maryland

Workshop/Panel & Pitch Schedule

http://cherylpwspeaks.com/

WORKSHOP PRESENTER

CHERYL POLOTE-WILLIAMSON

Workshop Title:  You're an author now what?

Time:TBD

Here are the topics Cheryl Polote-Williamson will discuss in this workshop that will assist and guide persons to:

  •  The perfect launch
  • monetizing your book
  •  successfully hosting your first book signing

*

http://jacquiehood.com/

 WORKSHOP PRESENTER

JACQUIE HOOD-MARTIN

Workshop Title:  There's a Story In You: The Power of Discovering &

Owning YOUR Voice

Time:TBD

Here are the topics Dr. Jacquie Hood Martin will discuss in this workshop that will assist and guide persons to:
  • Identify their platform as writer;
  • Your point of view as an author;
  • and fine tune your desire to begin the journey

 *

https://aprillehunt.selz.com

 WORKSHOP PRESENTER

APRILLE FRANKS-HUNT

Workshop Title:  There's a Story In You: The Power of Discovering &

Owning YOUR Voice

Time:TBD

Aprille Franks-hunt will teach you how to make an extra $50k with your book and how to parlay that into products and services

 *

http://shanimcilwain.com

 WORKSHOP PRESENTER

SHANI MCILWAIN

Workshop Title:  Steps to take to position yourself in the marketplace... 

Time:TBD

Here are the topics Shani McIlwain will discuss: 
  • Finding opportunities
  •  Building your list 
  • Creating your own platform 

*

https://maritagolden.com

 SPEAKING SESSION WITH MARTIA GOLDEN

Writing Through A Silent Storm A conversation with Marita Golden about her new novel The Wide Circumference of Love about an African American family affected by Alzheimer's disease. Ms. Golden will discuss her research, writing process and the epidemic of Alzheimer's in the black community.

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Positioning Yourself to Live Without Limits Panel

Calvin & Tina Tyler Ballroom

Time: TBD

Participating panelist:  

*

Reality of Reality TV, Hip-Hop & Social Media Panel

Calvin & Tina Tyler Ballroom

Time:TBD

Participating panelist:  

*

The BOOK Pitch Competition - College Students

University Student Center

Time:TBD

Judge Panelist -  

 

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