Saturday, April 27 is Independent Bookstore Day and the time for all of us to support our local bookstores. When was the last time you went to a bookstore, perused the aisles and found a book that turned into the … Continue reading Get ready for Independent Bookstore Day!!
Hey folks! Below are a few events I wanted to highlight coming up in February and March. 1. BAM Black Comix Expo – Multiple Locations I learned about this event after visiting the Black Comics Collective’s table when I attended the Black Comic Book Festival last weekend. Now in its second year, this event highlights the need for diversity and representation in the sci-fi and fantasy genres while exposing fans to creators, illustrators and superheroes of color. The event is free and open to the public and will be held on February 10. For more information, click here. 2. Ink … Continue reading Upcoming Book Events – 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
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!
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)
So last month, I told you all about my literary dilemma: do I go to the book launch for It Devours! or see Gabrielle Union in all of her melanin glory? Well, I finally made a decision and will be … Continue reading Literary Dilemma – The Decision
Yes, I know. I’m supposed to be on hiatus. But I have a dilemma, people!! Strand Books, one of my favorite places to buy books in New York City, is hosting two book events on the same damn day. At … Continue reading My Literary Dilemma