Austin African American Book Festival

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Presented by Austin African American Book Festival at George Washington Carver Library, Austin TX

Jun 23
Austin African American Book Festival

Annual celebration of African American authors – mix of nationally and local authors. Featured authors include Paul Coates, Victoria Christopher Murray, John Jennings, Evan Narcisse, Brooke Obie, Dexx Peay, Dr. Peniel Joseph.

12th Annual Austin African American Book Festival

For its 12th year, Austin’s African American Book Festival (AABF) honors classic African American titles, uplifting novels of present-day, and works that imagine a masterful future. The festival will be held Saturday, June 23 from 9:30-5:00 pm at the Carver Museum and Library, 1165 Angelina St. in East Austin. This community event is free and open to the public.

This year’s keynote speaker is publisher Paul Coates, who started Black Classics

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George Washington Carver Library

1161 Angelina, Austin, TX 78702

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