Yesterday, I had the privilege of attending my first Black Comic Book Festival at the Schomburg Center in Harlem. This event was in it’s seventh year but it was the first I had ever heard of it, which is a … Continue reading 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival – New York
Hey folks! So we’re in the second week of 2019 and already there are so many book events to talk about. If you’re in the New York area, check below to see if there’s anything that peaks your interest. 1. Schomburg Center’s 7th Annual Black Comic Book Festival How on Earth did I not know about this event? And it’s coming up on its seventh year? Well, that won’t happen this year because I will be in attendance. The event, which is free to the public, will be held on Friday, January 18 from 12-7:30pm and on Saturday, January 19 … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events
I can’t believe it’s been a week since I attended Book Con. After the excitement (and backaches) of Book Expo, Book Con felt like a mini-vacation. Not because it wasn’t exciting itself, but because it felt like a love letter … Continue reading Book Con 2018
Well hello there, my lovelies!! Did you miss me?? OF COURSE YOU DID!! I missed you all, as well and I’ve got LOADS to talk about. Let’s go!! Aside from taking a much-needed break (which was glorious), I ended May … Continue reading Book Expo 2018
One of the things I love to do is go to an author event. I get to sit with authors I love and admire, surrounded by other book lovers, interact with the author after the event and maybe get my … Continue reading Book Event – Lesley Nneka Arimah
Tyra Banks, the woman who gave us fierce runway, America’s Next Top Model and the term “smize” (smile with your eyes), will be gracing us with her presence and a brand new book. My favorite bookstore, Strand Books, is hosting an … Continue reading Tyra Banks Book Event!
Well, it’s official. I’ll be attending Book Con 2018 as PRESS!! I am beyond excited because I’ve been trying to get a press pass for this event for three years! But this year, my patience has finally been rewarded. I’ll be wandering through the Jacob Javits Center for two glorious days surrounded by book lovers, authors and BOOKS!! My credit card is going to be wrecked by the time the event is over and I won’t care. It’ll be worth it to have all of those shiny new books in my possession. But on top of buying books until I … Continue reading Event Updates!!
This is the third year that I’ve attended Brooklyn Academy of Music’s series “Eat, Drink & Be Literary” (“EDBL” from here on) and the 14th year since it began, and I continue to be amazed by this event. This year, … Continue reading Eat, Drink & Be Literary – Hari Kunzru
If you missed Book Con 2017, November 15 is the day to redeem yourself. Tickets for Book Con 2018, to be held at the Jacob Javits Center in New York City, will go on sale at noon, so don’t be … Continue reading Book Con 2018 is coming!!
So the universe was trying to mess with me yesterday. It knew that I was on my way to see the trifecta that is Jessica Williams, Phoebe Robinson and the amazing Gabrielle Union. For once, I was early. I refused … Continue reading Gabrielle Union Book Launch – Gramercy Theatre (NY)