The Black Writers And Book Clubs (BWABC) Literacy Festival is an annual festival promoting literacy by connecting authors with avid readers and book clubs.  It is held in September during National Literacy Month.

Meet, engage and network with authors, book clubs and avid readers from across the nation, purchase books to support literacy, walk the book club ‘purple carpet,’participate in games, win door prizes, attend book club panel discussions, enter essay contests to win a number of prizes and awards! A FAMILY FRIENDLY FESTIVAL AND FREE TO ALL!

September *18 – **19, 2015
Memphis Cook Convention Center, 255 N. Main Street
10 A.M-5 P.M

*Friday-September 18th/Authors & Publishers Day.
**Saturday, September 19th-FREE and Open to the General Public

“Literacy is not a luxury; it is a right and a responsibility.” Bill Clinton