Black Book Events /Conferences /Festivals

This is a list of upcoming events, conferences and festivals that are featuring Urban Fiction and African-American Fiction authors. Click the link to check out event details. If you know of any bookish events coming up, email us the details at to be added to this list. Look for us at some of these events!

Check out this page periodically for an updated list of 2019 events. If you know of any events, book signings, or book conferences coming in 2019, be sure to let us know!

April 2019

Dayton Book Expo 04/27/2019

May 2019

Booklovers Convention New Orleans, LA 05/15-05/19/2019

Detroit Hustle and Grind Detroit, MI 05/18/2019

Book Expo America New York, NY 05/29-05/31/2019

Annual Black Pack Party New York, NY 05/29/2019

Sistahs On Lit Festival Silver Springs, MD 05/31-06/02/2019

Go On Girl Book Club Awards Ft. Laurderdale, FL 05/31-06/02/2019

Sacramento Black Book Fair Sacramento, CA 05/31-06/01/2019

June 2019

Black Writers Weekend & the AAMBC Literary Awards Show Atlanta, GA 06/06-06/09/2019

The Bronx Book Festival Bronx, NY 06/07-06/08/2019

The Book Boutique Grand Opening Expansion Celebration Atlanta, GA 06/08/2019

Books 2 Business Workshop featuring Author Zane Atlanta, GA 06/01/2019

Romance Slam Jam Convention  Kansas City, MO  06/14-06/16/2019

Austin African American Book Festival  Austin, TX  06/22/2019

MBP Presents Atlanta Book Expo Atlanta, GA TBA

Advanced Screening of Toni Morrison: The Pieces I Am Documentary (Schomburg Center) New York, NY 06/18/2019

The Schomburg Center Literary Festival New York, NY 06/29/2019

July 2019

Great Midwest Book Fest Glendale, WS 07/13/2019

Harlem Book Fair Harlem New York 07/20/2019

The 4th Annual Atlanta Kickback  Duluth, GA  07/20/2019

August 2019

National Bookclub Conference  Atlanta, GA  08/02-08/04/2019

LaSheera Lee Presents 2019 Lights, Camera, Action  Raleigh, NC  08/23-08/24/2019

Toronto Urban Book Expo  Toronto, Canada  TBA

Chicago Urban Book Expo  Chicago, IL  08/24/2019

September 2019

13th Annual Fall Into Fiction Literary Event Oakland, CA 09/21/2019

The Cavalcade of Authors Bahamas 09/27-09/29/2019

Books, Biz, &Bowling Event New Jersey 09/13/2019

The Literary Evolution Atlanta, GA 09/07/2019

October 2019

Black Authors and Readers Rock Weekend  Oxon Hill, MD  10/04-10/05/2019

National Black Book Festival  Houston, TX  10/25-10/26/2019

Writing Sisters Summit at Sea 10/18-10/20/2019

STL Literary Pajama Jam  St. Louis, MO  TBA

Ethic Series Discussion with Ashley Antoinette & Angela Yee (Aspire Conference) Atlanta, GA 10/26/2019

A Reading Warriors Retreat St. Louis, MO 10/10-12/2019

November 2019

Mosaic Literary Conference Bronx, NY 11/16/2019

December 2019