Black Authors Festival Day in Long Beach, CA – Saturday, April 2, 2011

Date: Saturday, April 2, 2011
Times: 1p.m. – 5p.m.
Location: 101 Pacific Ave., Long Beach 90802

The Long Beach Public Library will host The 3rd Annual Black Authors’ Festival on April 2, 2011. The Black Authors Festival is free to the public and will be from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. This festival will have over 25 authors in attendance. Any donations collected will go to help support the Children’s Programs for the Library. Join us as at the Long Beach Public Library as we celebrate National Library Month. The Long Beach Public Library is located at 101 Pacific Avenue, Long Beach, CA 90802.

Actress, producer and now author Cherie Johnson and Kathie Scott with “Around the World Twice”. A story about two girl friends who are a modern day Thelma and Louise. Two ladies who want it all, but discover that not everything you wish for is what’s good for you.

Marcus Hardie with “Black and Bulletproof” tells the intriguing story of one man’s journey from the terrors of Los Angeles’ Westside to Israel’s Western Wall and back again.

MG Hardie with “It Ain’t Just The Size” is a love story surrounded by humor, politics, relationship advice and just about everything in-between; real talk about how to deal with real issues Mimi Renee with “Pretty Bright” a bitter-sweet story of a young misguided, misunderstood 17-year-old girl, who in order to provide for her struggling single mother and siblings, shows a startling portrait of today’s Black family. Terry Wroten with “Natural Born Killaz”, a riveting, volatile tale of gang life and inspirational story about choices.

Also scheduled to attend are:
Rufus Butler – ‘Black Energy’
Pamela Hale Burns – “Come Out From Among Them”
Robbie N. Butler – “Ms. Single Mom – Yes, You Can!”
Colburt Cobene- “No Dope A Book Of Enlightenment And Pathway To Love”
Frances Dawson Harris – “Live For Today”
Aaron L. Day – ‘History Lessons’/’Locating Free African-American Ancestors’
Karen Harper – ‘Mary Dell Butler-Making a Difference’
Anthony Parnell – ‘The 7 Laws of Stress Management’/’Healing Through Writing’
Autrilla Watkins Scott – ‘Stories From The Past’
Darick J. Simpson – ‘Who Will Be There’
Carolyn Smith Watts – ‘Breaking Through, Lighting The Way’
Doris Topsy-Elvord – ‘No Mountain High Enough’
Stephanie Butler – ‘My Body Is The Temple: Encounters and Revelations of Sacred’
Charlene E. Green ‘One Man’s Treasure’
Seth Fowler ‘Cory The Popcorn’s Big Adventure’
U.L. Harper ‘The Flesh Statue’
And more…

The festival will also feature Children’s Books, Plays, Poetry, Urban, Pop-Culture, Fiction, Non Fiction and books on Stress Management.

For More Information Contact: Aaron L. Day Email –

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