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Black British Book Festival 2021

Date: Sunday 8th August 2021

Venue: Legacy Centre of Excellence, 144 Potters Lane, Birmingham, B6 4UU

Time: 11am – 9pm

Cost: £11.37

The Black British Book Festival is designed to celebrate black authors across all genres​ of literature.

Some of the confirmed stalls;

Keynote Speakers;

  • Laura Henry – Allain MBE (International Award Winning  Writer) @LauraHAllain
  • Candice Braithwaite (Bestselling Author) @quercusbooks
  • Dapo Adeola (Illustrator & Author) @dapdraws

Some of the confirmed workshops;

  • Playing & engaging the imagination: Writing for Children by Serlina Boyd (Magazine Publisher @cocoagirlmag  @cocoaboymag
  • Workshops: Children’s Room

               – Natasha Brown (Author, Writer, Teacher)  @author.nnbrown

               – Pelena Cosme (Author & Writer) @exploringlondonbook

  • Black Activism: Using the power of your words –by Aundrieux Sankofa-Ei  (Author, Educator)  @profkhonsu
  • The future of books in the age of technology by Carolynn Bain (Bookseller, Activist, Mentor, & Lyricist  @afroribooks
  • Self-publishing, is it for you? By Lola Adebayo (Author) @the.twinventures
  • The art of writing: Overcoming writers block and the fear of writing by Romanah Malcom (Creative Entrepreneur) @romanahzm
  • Let’s Get Published: The avenue of publishing by  Ebony Lyon (Founder of Formy Books) @formy_books
  • 21st Century Black Representation in Books by Robyn Travis (Author)   @officialtrav

Register here