Friday, December 14, 2012

Winter Season 2013

Black Comic Book Festival
January 12, 2013
New York, NY 

Zora Neale Hurston Festival of the Arts & Humanities
January 26-February 3, 2013
Eatonville, FL

Local Authors Expo
February 2, 2013
Birmingham, AL

Harlem Fine Arts Show
February 7-10, 2013
New York, NY

Black Comic Book Day--Detroit
February 9, 2013
Detroit, MI

African American Children's Book Fair
February 9, 2013
Philadelphia, PA

OnyxCon: Sankofa
February 16, 2013
Atlanta, GA

Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Friday, September 14, 2012

Once Upon A Time In Afrika

Once Upon a Time in Afrika
a new novel By: Balogun Ojetade
Published through MV Media
Available through paperback and ebook

Poetry Workshop w/Tony Medina

Reginald F. Lewis Museum presents
Poetry Workshop with Master Poet Tony Medina
Saturday, September 22, 2012
1pm to 3pm
Baltimore, MD

Sunday, August 19, 2012

Fall Season 2012

This is the current listing of the Schedule of Events that we have for the upcoming Fall Season.  This listing will be periodically updated, and emailed out to the members of our Mailing List.

African American Cultural Festival of Raleigh and Wake County
September 1-2, 2012
Raleigh, NC

Write Time Black Writers Retreat
September 1-3, 2012
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Pan Afrikan Day of Solidarity
September 8, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Black Writers and Book Clubs Literacy Festival
September 14-15, 2012
Memphis, TN

Annual African Street Festival
September 14-16, 2012
Nashville, TN

Dayton Book Expo Author Pavilion at
Dayton Women's Fair
September 15-16, 2012
Dayton, OH

Brooklyn Book Festival
September 23, 2012
Brooklyn, NY

Baltimore Book Festival
September 28-30, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Motor City Black Age of Comics Convention
September 29, 2012
Detroit, MI

Birth Ur Book Conference
October 5-7, 2012
Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Multi-Cultural Book Festival
October 6, 2012
Fayetteville, GA

La Plaza Hispana
October 6-7, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Cavalcade of Authors Conference
October 12-14, 2012
Chicago, IL

9th Annual Pen to Paper Symposium
October 13, 2012
Dayton, OH

Latino Book & Family Festival
October 13, 2012
Los Angeles, CA

Alien Encounters III
October 25-28, 2012
Atlanta, GA

LatinoFest Baltimore County
Baltimore, MD

4th Annual Author's Literary Festival
November 2, 2012
North Chesterfield, VA

Mosaic Literary Conference
November 9-10, 2012
New York, NY

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Summer Season 2012

Dear brothers & Sisters:

It's about that time of year again.  Festival and convention season is about to be in full swing.  The summer season is the busiest time of year for us to show off our works to the masses.  Here is my contribution to that effort.  Here is the latest Schedule of Events that I have for you... :

East Coast Black Age Comics Convention
May 19, 2012
Philadelphia, PA

May 25-28, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Book Expo America
June 5-7, 2012
New York, NY

Odunde Festival
June 8-10, 2012
Philadelphia, PA

Great Midwest Book Fest
June 16, 2012
Milwaukee, WI

June 23-24, 2012
Baltimore, MD

International African Arts Festival
June 30-July 4, 2012
Brooklyn, NY

Bayou Soul Writers and Readers Conference
July 5-6, 2012
New Orleans, LA

African American Festival
July 7-8, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Happy Nappy Day
July 8, 2012
Qwynn Oak, MD

Harlem Book Fair
July 21, 2012
New York, NY

4th Annual Orange and Blue BBQ
July 21, 2012
Syracuse, NY

Baltimore International Reggae Jerk Festival
July 22, 2012
Lochearn, MD

18th Annual Peoples' Festival
July 28, 2012
Wilmington, DE

Eastern Shore AfrAm Festival
August 10-11, 2012
Seaford, DE

Los Angeles Black Book Expo
August 11, 2012
Los Angeles, CA

August 13-14, 2012
Silver Spring, MD

Southern Hospitality Book Retreat
August 17-20, 2012
Atlanta, GA

August 18, 2012
Atlanta, GA

African American Author's Expo
August 18, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Black Writers Reunion & Conference
August 29-31, 2012
Fort Lauderdale, FL

Hope that this helps out.  Updates will be periodically added!!!

Saturday, February 25, 2012

Spring Season 2012

Greetings Brothers & Sisters:

Hopefully this year has started off on a very positive note for all of you.  Hopefully this passing Black History Month has been a positive and beneficial one for one and all.  The crux of the season is about to kick off, and I will do my part to help you all to spread the word about your various works of art and literary expression.  Here is the latest Schedule of Events that I have come up with:

National Council for Black Studies
NCBS National Conference
March 7-10, 2012
Atlanta, GA

Negritud Conference
Journal of Afro Latin American Studies
March 22-24, 2012
San Juan, PR

National Black Herstory Conference & Awards
March 22-24, 2012
Atlanta, GA

National Black Writers Conference
March 29-April 1, 2012
Brooklyn, NY

Write On! Workshop
March 31, 2012
Dayton, OH

Dayton Book Expo
April 28, 2012
Dayton, OH

Harlem Book Fair-Newark
April 28, 2012
Newark, NJ

Kids' Comic Con
May 5, 2012
Bronx, NY

State of Black Science Fiction 2012 Youth Symposium
May 5, 2012
Atlanta, GA

Baltimore Urban Book Festival
May 6, 2012
Baltimore, MD

Hip Hop Literacies Conference
May 9-11, 2012
Columbus, OH (Ohio State University)

Bronx Heroes Comic Con
May 12, 2012
Bronx, NY

East Coast Black Age Comics Convention
May 19, 2012
Philadelphia, PA

May 25-28, 2012
Baltimore, MD

This is by no means a complete list.  We will continue to update the list as newer information is made available.  Hope that this helps you all!!!!

Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Black Comic Book Day!!!!!!

As an extension to the Black Age of Comics conventions, there is an annual event program called "Black Comic Book Day".  It showcases the work(s) if independent black comic book artists/publishers/producers to the masses.  This year, Black Comic Book Day will be held in three places:

Black Comic Book Day-ATL: February 11, 2012
Black Comic Book Day-Detroit: February 11, 2012
Black Comic Book Day-NYC: February 18, 2012.

For more information about each event, please check out the websites,, and  Also, don't forget to support the four Black Age of Comics conventions coming up this year in Detroit, Atlanta, Philadelphia, and their home base in Chicago!!!!! 

Monday, January 16, 2012

PLM Afrikan Marketplace 2012

Wanted to represent for my revolutionary activist brothers and sisters at the Pan-Afrikan Liberation Movement, also known as PLM for short.  They hold a monthly marketplace every thrid Saturday of the month, helping to spread the concept of Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics), as well as Umoja and Ujima.  here are the dates for 2012:

January 21st
February 18th
March 17th
April 21st
May 19th
June 16th
July 21st
August 18th
September 15th
October 20th
November 17th
December 15th

The Afrikan Marketplace is always held at the Maggie Quille Druid Heights Community Center, located at 2140 McCulloh Street located in Baltimore, Maryland.  The marketplace runs from 1pm-7pm, and they usually have events afterward.  If you are in the Baltimore area and would like to participate in the Afrikan marketplace, please contac PLM at 443-257-2470, or email them at

So, come one...come all!!!!  SUPPORT BLACK BUSINESSES!!!!!  SUPPORT THE COMMUNITY!!!!