Rock Weekend

NY Times best-selling author, Kimberla Lawson Roby, has published 19 novels and sold more than 2,000,000 copies. Kimberla is our 2014 Keynote Speaker!

Pamela Samuels Young, 2014 NAACP Image Award Winner for her novel "Anybody's Daughter"

Rochelle Alers, one of today's most prolific and popular African American authors of romance and women's fiction.

J. Alex Blane is an author whose debut novel is "Where We Left Off" ; he is busy at work on numbers 2 & 3.

K.L. Brady is the award winning author of The Bum Magnet and Got a Right to be Wrong, young adult novels Worse Impressions & Soul of the Band - she also pens a spy thriller series under the name S. D. Skye.

Sylvia Brown-Roberts is the author of two Christian fiction novels: Behind Church Doors and Beyond Church Doors.

Nanette Buchanan has to date published seven novels and looks to release novel eight and nine this year.

Austin Camacho introducing his newest thriller "Beyond Blue"

Ondrea L. Davis is the author of her autobiography "How Could My Husband be Gay" and two 2 upcoming titles "Enamored with Love" and "I Don't Mind Waiting".

Linda A. Duggins is Director of Publicity of Grand Central Publishing, an imprint of the Hachette Book Group and co-founder of the Harlem Book Fair - will join us for a special audience-wide panel.

Shelley Ellis is an award-winning women's fiction and and romance author. She has published 5 novels including the Gibbons Gold Digger Series.

Harold T. Fisher, Author and Broadcaster. His debut title is "Two Weeks Until The Rest of My Life".

Renee Daniel Flagler author of six novels including Raging Blue and the sequel Still Raging!

Nina Foxx is an award winning filmmaker, playwright, and novelist. She writes as Nina Foxx and Cynnamon Foster. Her work has appeared on numerous bestseller lists around the country.

Joyce Marie Frazier is a highly respected speaker and biblical teacher. Her first book is titled "Doing "It" Right: A Guide to Teen Sexuality.

Frances Frost is a blogger and author. The title of her debut novel is "Life In Spades" .

Pat G'Orge-Walker is the Essence best-selling author of almost a dozen novels. Growing up a preacher's kid gave Pat a quirky perspective on the church community and inspired her to create a one-woman comedy show.

Donna Hill began her career in 1987 writing short stories for the confession magazines. Since then she has published more than 50 novels, three have been adapted for television.

Elsie Hillman-Gordon, celebrates the release of her debut fiction novella, Love is Everything.

Naleighna Kai pens contemporary fiction, erotica and speculative fiction. Don't miss her controversial new novel titled "Open Door Marriage"!

Writing is the escape from the everyday for author La Quette. She loves writing and devouring romance novels.

David L.'s first novel, Over Your Dead Body, received with critical acclaim has been optioned for a movie deal with an independent film company.

Deliah (Dee) Lawrence author of "Gotta Let It Go".

J'son M. Lee, Owner & President of Sweet Georgia Press, award winning author, writer and celebrity interviewer at Proud Times Magazine, and monthly blog radio host.

Amina McWhirter recently self-published her first book "Shh No More Be Free & Live", based on her own experiences.

Cerece Rennie Murphy - awesome author of science fiction who is also working on a children's series and a two-part thriller.

A Proud Sponsor of this year's event!

Electa Rome Parks is an award winning, national best-selling author of several mainstream and erotic novels. The self-proclaimed "Queen of Real" has received many industry awards.

Edwina Putney is a retired librarian and avid reader.

K. R. Raye - author of the #1 Amazon Bestseller in the US, Coming of Age, and AA categories - The Colors of Friendship Book One.

Earl Sewell has published more than 25 titles in multiple genres. His books have held steady positions on regional bestseller lists and have been featured in many publications.

Author of "Let Me Just Say This" and Marketing Director for Intrique Publishing

Martha Ruff, is a Librarian at the Oxon Hill Branch of the Prince George's County Memorial Library System.

Debra Owsley of Simply Said Reading Accessories will be in the House!

Otis Taylor of Taylor Calendars

The Young Family of Mahogany Books

Mahogany Books - the official book seller for this event.

Sharon Lucas, President of The Reading Divas and the planner and force behind the weekend!

2014 Authors & Others

The Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend
October 17-18 
The Comfort Inn
4500 Crain Highway, Bowie, MD

Author/Vendors
 (ALL SLOTS FILLED)
 
Readers
Purchase Tickets at
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