Congressional Black Caucus — Book Fair

Washington DC Convention Center. 8 am-9:30 am in author pavilion.(event is part of the 3 days of the CBC’s annual conference)

Dates: September 16 – 18, 2010/

Days: Thursday & Friday & Saturday/

Location: Washington, DC Convention Center, Exhibit Hall E/

Conference Attendance: 25,000+ over three days/

Admission: Free and open to the public.

The Pavilion will consist of  60 – 80 authors, who will appear for about 2 hours.  The sessions will include author introductions,  Q&A, readings, followed by a meet and greet, and a book signing.  Select authors will be chosen for panel participation.  Howard University Bookstore will sell the books.

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