Author Chris Hicks, AAMBC and The Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park presents:
2nd annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival.
Sunday May 6, 2012 at 1pm-8pm, at the Frederick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park 1417 Thames St, Baltimore MD 21231. Celebrating Baltimore’s ONLY book festival focusing on African American literature.
SPONSORED BY LIFE CHANGING BOOKS CO
GENERAL ADMISSION is $5.00
ALL KIDS/HIGH SCHOOL STUDENTS ARE FREE!
ALL REGISTERED BOOK CLUBS ARE FREE ADMISSION!
ALL COLLEGE STUDENTS FREE WITH ID!
FOOD VENDORS WILL BE AVAILABLE!
Visit our website to register and purchase tickets at www.baltimoreurbanbookfestival.com
Featuring some of the country’s most influential bestselling authors:
Omar Tyree, T. Styles, JM Benjamin, Jimmy Da Saint, Kwan, Miss KP, Tamika Newhouse, Trice Hickman, Nicola Mitchell, Chris Hicks, Ladawn Black, Moses Miller, Nikki Turner,and Booker T Mattison
2012 BUBF Schedule
1:30pm-2:15pm Workshop: Poetry/Spoken Word presented by The Baltimore Poets Society
2:30pm-3:50pm Panel: The real talk with the men of ECE (Ebony Chronicles of Elevation) Sponsored by “The McCarty Show” hosted by 88.9 fm Morgan St University Station Anthony McCarthy featuring : Corey Barnes, Q. B. Wells, Moses Miller, Omar Tyree, and Chris Hicks. Book signing begins at (3:20pm-3:50pm)
4:00pm- 4:45pm Ceremony: AAMBC Literary Awards Ceremony honoring this year’s top performing authors.
5:00pm-6:20pm Panel: African American Literature Panel “The evolution of the E-book” hosted by Bmore News Donnie Glover featuring: Kwan,Nikki Turner,Ladawn Black,Booker T Mattison,JM Benjamin and Trice Hickman. Book Signing begins at (5:50pm-6:20pm)
6:30pm-7:45pm Workshop: AAMBC presents “Chocolate Chat” workshop featuring: T Styles, Jimmy Da Saint and Miss KP. Book signing begins at (7:20pm -7:45pm)
storytelling,lecture, free treats, games, face painting, moon bounce,
Annual free book giveaway drive and a special storytelling feature from Baltimore Ravens
2nd Annual Baltimore Urban Book Festival presents “Prestige” Industry Networking Mixer Saturday May 5,2012 9pm-12pm at Teavolve Cafe’ and Lounge 1401 Aliceanna st Baltimore Md 21231
Come mingle and network with some of the best in the publishing industry as we celebrate the acheivement and success of the (BUBF)
Sponsored by Life Changing Books and CJ’s Ent Consultants
5.00 admission, registered bookclubs are FREE, cash bar/drink specials, special food menu
Proceeds from this event will benefit The Fredrick Douglass-Isaac Myers Maritime Park a program of the Living Classroom Foundation, in support of their Voyage of Exploration a science, technology, engineering, and math program (STEM).
Mosiac Books, The Baltimore Times, Urbania Magazine, DMD Experience, BMore News, AAMBC, The Urban Twist, Rolling Out Magazine, Urban Literature Review, ILuvblackwoman.com, EDC Creations, My Soul Radio.com, BaltimoreBlack.com, AALBC.com, BooksofSoul.com,Jreamwriters llc