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With newly designed Author Pavilions, Barnes & Noble reading stations, and expanded Author Talks, the HBF is, once again, an event to experience!
African American Writer's Conference is coming to Atlanta, GA July 30, 2015 - August 1, 2015. New authors, those thinking of writing, publishers, editors, and illustrators must attend this conferenc…
The mission of the National Book Club Conference is to create the world's largest book-club meeting once a year, to promote the value of reading and formulating book clubs among adults and in the nat…
Organized by http://www.nationalbookclubconference.com/ | Type: conference
This annual event, sponsored by Charm City Jazz and The Vendor's Network, showcases a variety of African American authors and generally attracts hundreds of book enthusiasts. Book lovers and local…
The 15th annual Library of Congress National Book Festival will take place Saturday, Sept. 5, 2015, at the Washington Convention Center. To mark this anniversary, as well as the the 200th anniversary…
Organized by LOC | Type: festival
September 25, 2015 from 3pm to 5pm – Library of Congress, Pickford Theater, Madison Building
SEPTEMBER 25 (Friday), 3 - 5 pm, Americas Award for Children's and Young Adult Literature. Sponsored with the Hispanic Division and Consortium of Latin American Studies Programs.
October 7, 2015 from 12pm to 1pm – Library of Congress, Pickford Theater, Madison Building
OCTOBER 7 (Wednesday), Noon, Books & Beyond program. Author and Editor Carol McCabe Booker will discuss and sign the new edition of Alone atop the Hill: The Autobiography of Alice Dunnigan, Pion…
Dozens of Authors . . .Thousands of Readers. . .All At One EventFREE ADMISSION TO THE PUBLIC FOR AUTHOR EXHIBITS/SEMINARS
THE IVY BOOKSHOP AND JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY The Johns Hopkins University President's Reading Series: Literature of Social Import brings the most distinguished American and international writers to…
Organized by THE IVY BOOKSHOP AND JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY | Type: reading
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Mary Rodwell was born and raised in Richmond, Virginia; she is the fifth of seven children. Mary is the mother of two, author, bully representative, motivational speaker, gifted by God to motivate and preach the good news. Holding on to the promises of God, she walks the journey to righteousness. Mary is working towards becoming a motivational speaker. Today, Mary continues to give God the center of her attention. She's determined to use her gifts to encourage & inspire others, to lighten their load along this journeyContinue
Started by Mary Rodwell in This Is What I Do! May 8.
1 King 3:26-27Then spake the woman whose the living child was unto the King, for her bowels yerned upon her son, and she said, O my lord, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it, but the other said, let it be neither mine nor thine, but divide it. Then the King answered and said, give her the living child, and in no wise slay it; she is the other thereof.Today's lesson depicts the true love and affection of a mother in that the two women depicted in this story clearly shows who the real mother was. In order to save the child's life, the real mother of the child was willing for the other woman to have custody of the baby. A true mother's love! This also speaks to the many sacrifices mothers make for their children daily. No sacrifice or price is too great for a mother to pay for her child. That said, today being Mother's Day, these questions come to mind, How have you shown your mother love? Have you hugged your mother and told her you love her? Give your mother her roses…Continue
Started by Dr. Willie B White in Announcements May 8.
There is no better way to tell how the publishing tide has turned than by the proliferation of ebook deal sites. This new addition, eReader Owl is free for readers to join and so far, there is a fee of five dollars to submit your book.The only rules (for now) are that on the day of your book promotion, the book must be priced at $3.99 or below and they prefer that you have at least ten positive reviews. Check it out for yourself and be sure to read those conditions and policies (no matter how small the typeface). Continue
Started by Diane in General Discussion May 8.
Yes I Can
The day has just begun and it seems there's no way out,
As the alarm clock goes off I beg for more time before the point of no return
Every minute I have is already accounted for, with the feeling of loneliness and
Abandonment; I cry out hoping to be heard.
I'm single, married but alone in this race to…Continue
Posted by Mary Rodwell on May 8, 2015 at 9:46am
Posted by elaine taylorbrown on March 20, 2015 at 6:46pm
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Have an existing website or blog? You can republish any article or blog entry on your Black…Continue