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Black History Month Literary Weekend 2019
February 22 - February 23$45
If you missed the last two years, you definitely don’t want to miss our third annual Black History Month Literary Weekend. This year’s event will be bigger and better than ever, with more essay contest prizes, a free writing workshop, school visits, a literary jazz brunch, a Night of Fashion, and, of course, book signings!
Download this year’s 8th and 9th grade essay contest application here. Good luck!
Join us for The Literary Jazz Brunch – February 18th: An Ivory and Cream Experience is the signature event of the Black History Month New Orleans Literary Weekend. The purpose of the Black History Month Literary Weekend is to showcase published, self-published, local and independent authors, as well as introduce young adults to a whole new literary world while exposing them to a part of Black History beyond what they learn in school.
Featured guest speakers:
|Dr. Lisa Aubrey
Author of In Search of Bimbia
Superintendent of New Orleans Catholic Schools
The Black History Month New Orleans Literary Weekend is coming back for the third straight year, but this time we’re hitting the runway! Join us February 23rd for a night of original fashions by some of the hottest designers in New Orleans, featuring models brought to you by Joie Events. This event is brought to by Meet the World Image Solutions.
Hosted by: Entertainment by:
Featuring some of New Orleans’ hottest designers:
More added daily!
This will be our biggest celebration yet! This year, we’re introducing
10 new authors from throughout the Gulf Coast:
Dr. Willie Black