Capital Book Festival--Oct. 3, 2009
Capital BookFest (Author signings will follow each presentation)
Time: 10am – 7pm
MAINSTAGE (Inside Borders)
Slideshow & Talk: The Muslim World: Alexandra Avakian, author of Windows of the Soul: My Journeys in the Muslin world
11:00 – 11:45
Fiction Reading: Donna Hill & Tinesha Davis, Holler at the Moon
11:50 - 12:40
Talk: E. Ethelbert Miller, The 5th Inning: A Memoir
12:50 – 1:40
Reading & Talk: W. Ralph Eubanks, The House at the End of the Road: The Story of Three Generations of an Interracial Family in the American South
Jennifer Bazille, Black Girl Next Door
1:50 – 2:40
Talk: Liza Mundy, author Michelle Obama
2:50 – 3:50
It’s About Love Reading hosted by Marita Golden
4:00 – 4:50
Reading: Connie Briscoe
5:10 - 6:10
Talk: Conversation with Tim Reid, Comedian and author of Tim and Tom
Reading & Talk: R. Dwayne Betts, A Question of Freedom: Memoir
WRITE ON (TENT BEHIND BORDERS)
Talk: David Johns, The State of Black America "Message to the President”
11:10 – 11:45
Talk: Kimberly Seals Allers, author of The Mocha Manual to a Fabulous Pregnancy
12:00 – 1:00
Teen Authors Spotlight: Book-in-a-Day & Write-a-Book Programs
1:10 – 1:50
Talk & Tasting: Chef Gillian Clark, Chef and author of Out of the Frying Pan
2:05 – 3:00
Talk: Omar Tyree, The Equation & Kathryn Freeland, Navigating Your Way To Business Success
3:10 – 3:55
Talk: Jewell Powell, Marriage 101 & Tameesha Tucker, Single & Saved in PG County
Poetry Reading: Deanna Nikaido, Le Hinton, Rebecca Gonzalez, Van Garrett, Sami Miranda, Barbara DeCeasare
5:20 – 6:15
Talk: Alicia Crowe, REAL DADS STAND UP! What Every Single Father Should Know About Child Support, Rights and Custody David Miller, Raising Him Alone:Things Black Women Can Do to Raise Boys to Be Men
6:25 – 7:15
Ministers Panel: Jamal Bryant, pastor of Empowerment Temple, World War Me
Charlotte Avery, No One Ever Told Me
Hosted by Dwe Williams, Storyteller
10:00 DWe Williams
10:35 Cassandra Hill, Shyann the Cat
11:10 Barbara Alexander, Papa’s Penny Party
11:45 Omar Tyree, 12 Brown Boys
12:35 Charisse Carney Nunes, I am Barack Obama
Hosted by Sylvia Dianne Beverly
1:15 Shane Evans
1:50 Ralph Burgess, Cool Calvin
2:30 Lori Nelson, Hillary's BIG Business Adventure
3:55 Shane Evans
4:30 Tiffany Alexander, Braided in my Hair
BORDERS CAFE (Inside Borders)
10:15 – 11:15 pm
Talk: Dr. E. Curtis Alexander: Civil War
Stolen Honor: Afro-Union Medal of Honor, Gilmore Medal and Army of the James/Butler Medal Recipients
11:25 – 12:10 pm
Talk: Toni Cade Bambara Panel: Linda Holmes/Cheryl Wall, authors of Savoring the Salt
12:20 – 1:20 pm
Publishing Central: Kevin Johnson, Donna Hill, Charisse Carney Nunes, Ananda Kiamsha Madelyn Leeke
1:30 – 2:10
Fiction Reading: Monda Webb, 7:33 am & Wendy Thompson, triptych
2:20 – 3:10
Fiction Reading: Victoria Christopher Murray & Stacy Hawkins Adams
3:20 – 4:00
Fiction Reading: Booker T. Matison, Unsigned Hype
4:10 – 5:00
Talk: Pamela McBride, author of The Mocha Manual to Military Life: A Savvy Guide for Wives, Girlfriends, and Female Service Members
5:10 – 6:10
Panel: A Woman's Guide to Soulful living
Dr Anita Davis Defoe
6:20 – 7:10
Talk: Valencia Campbell, Advice from the Top: What Minority Women Say about their Career Success; Kimberly Seals Allers, author of The Mocha Manual to Turning Your Passion into Profit
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