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Sat, Feb 18


Historic People's Community Church

Detroit Book City's 7th Annual African American Family Book Expo 2023

Celeste Saves the City is headed to Detroit! Author Courtney Kelly will be at the expo to personalize and autograph copies of the book. Hope to see you there!

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Detroit Book City's 7th Annual African American Family Book Expo 2023
Detroit Book City's 7th Annual African American Family Book Expo 2023

Time & Location

Feb 18, 2023, 12:30 PM EST – Feb 19, 2023, 5:00 PM EST

Historic People's Community Church, 8601 Woodward Ave, Detroit, MI 48202, USA

About the event

Detroit Book City’s 7th Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2023

This event will be held on Sat. Feb. 18, 2023 from 12:30pm - 5pm at 8601 Woodward Ave. Detroit 48202 (at Pingree St.) Admission is FREE with Eventbrite ticket.

Be one of the First 100 adult arrivals and get a FREE Swag bag!

This one-day family book event is hosted to promote, preserve and sustain literacy while celebrating the Heritage of Black History. Meet a fierce group of talented independent authors of adult & children's books from across the country and purchase their autographed books! Bring the kids to get FREE selfies with our mascot dog "Brodie"! Kids also get free cultural coloring sheets & goodie bags.

****2023 BOOK AUTHOR LINE-UP****

Adults: Cashae Brown, Jessica Willingham, Franklin Wilson, Danni Williams, Tracie Christian, Karl Robinson, Stephen Bynum, Valerie Wade, Andre Batt, Erin Hodges, John Obee, Shaii Wright, Reneathia Tate, Sharlonda Buckman-Davis, Felecia Wright, Author BlackByrd, King Benjamin, India T. Norfleet, Latwaina Kelley and Margaret Brown.

Children's: Naomi Dunsen-White, Kinyel Friday, LaJuana Friday, Miriah Gilliam-Perkins, Courtney Kelly, Carmen Francis, Kireeha Plair, S.M. Dave and Yahmyah Meredith

This is a free, public event for Adults, Kids & Seniors 65+. Bring or show your Eventbrite ticket to enter.

With respect to post Covid-19 & variants, please be prepared to practice the latest CDC's guidelines to protect all...mask and hand sanitizer required. This event is held in the lower level of the church. The church has an elevator for people with handicap needs.

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