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NABJ18 Convention Authors Showcase & Bookstore
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NABJ18 Authors Showcase & Bookstore

Are you a recently published author interested in promoting your book?

Are you an aspiring author interested in advice from the experts?

Would you like to learn more about book publishing?


Are you a member of NABJ?


If you answered yes to the questions above, we have a BEST SELLER for you!

Don’t miss the chance to take advantage The 2018 NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore, an informative and exciting offer at the NABJ Convention & Career Fair, August 1 through 5, at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center.

The NABJ Authors Showcase & Bookstore is a unique NABJ member benefit that provides opportunities for members to promote their books, and to receive expert advice on how to write, publish, market and sell your manuscript.

To keep the NABJ Authors Showcase offerings current, priority for participation on panels and for readings is given to members who have books that have been published in the twelve months since the last NABJ convention.

NABJ members whose books are selected for this year’s Showcase are invited to participate in a group book signing. The time and location will be confirmed in the convention material.

Author Showcase Program

The showcase program events will be held at the Detroit Marriott at the Renaissance Center. The program will include publishing workshops, author presentations and author book signings will begin on Wednesday, August and end on Saturday, August 4.

Required Submission Guidelines

  • Completed entry form
  • NABJ current membership
  • Two copies of the published book (samples will not be returned)
  • The author’s biographical information (40 words or less)
  • Book description (40 words or less)

Cancellation must be made in writing, up to 10 business days before convention program start.

Entry Guidelines

All entries will require the following submission: A copy of the completed entry form, along with one copies of the published book (submitted books will not be returned), 40 words or less author bio and 40 words or less book description. Submission deadline:  Thursday, May 31, 2018.

Mail completed entry to:
National Association of Black Journalists
Attn: Authors Showcase
1100 Knight Hall, Suite 3100
College Park, MD  20742

*Notice: We reserve the right to reject any books we deem inappropriate to our audience.

If you have any questions, please contact

Click HERE for the Application

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