Rene Reyes will be present as a Publisher panelist!
Contact: Charles Chatmon
Los Angeles Black Book Expo to be held June 14, 2008
Fourth annual event to feature authors, exhibitors from across U.S.
Special programs for the youth, expo after party
LOS ANGELES, CA January 25th, 2008 - The fourth annual Los Angeles Black Book Expo (LABBX) will be held Saturday, June 14, from 10 A.M.. until 6 P.M. with a two hour after party featuring networking and live entertainment on the Ahmanson Senior Center, Exposition Park.
Applications for authors and exhibitors can now be accessed at the Los Angeles Black Book Expo website: www.labbx.com Sponsors are highly encouraged to visit the site to download a package application.
Admission to the Los Angeles Black Book Expo is free.
The black book expo will feature book signings, panel discussions, a spoken word event featuring poetry readings and the first annual LABBX youth poetry slam contest with expected participation from local schools, a children’s area complete with storytelling and a young author forum.
General event information including author and exhibitor applications are available online at www.labbx.com or by calling 323-385-7103. Detailed information on all festival activities will be posted in the LABBX blog, www.labbx.blogspot.com We can also be reached at P.O. Box 44600, Los Angeles, CA 90044
Expo sponsor and volunteer information is also available at the Los Angeles Black Book Expo website and by calling 323-718-5678.
About the Los Angeles Black Book Expo
Touted as best Black book expo west of the Mississippi, the Los Angeles Black Book Expo originated in 2004 to celebrate the written word, promote literacy and to showcase new and established authors, storytellers, spoken word artists, children's book authors, emerging writers, publishers, booksellers, editors and book reviewers local and nationwide.