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2017 BARR Weekend

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Comfort Inn

4500 Crain Highway

Bowie, MD 20716

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October 13-14, 2017 in Bowie, MD

CALLING ALL AUTHORS!
GET YOUR BOOK IN THE HANDS OF AVID READERS!
The 2017 Black Authors & Readers Rock Weekend will be held Oct 13-14 in Bowie, MD. We invite you to be a part of the weekend, but if you are unable to participate, you can still promote your work by donating a minimum of two books or promotional items for 100, for the swag bags that are given to each attendee. Ad space is also available in our souvenir program.

Books or promotional items should be sent to Sharon Lucas, P O Box 102, Glenndale, MD 20769 by August 30, 2017.

Please note the following specifics:

  • This year BARR will open with a special four-hour workshop, "How to rock your Image". This workshop is for authors who want to learn how to maximize and polish their promotion, marketing, and event and social media skills. Aspiring, new, and established authors (who want to refresh their skills) are urged to attend. The workshop, which will be held from 10 am till 2 pm on Friday, October 13 and will include a working lunch and workshop manual. The cost is $60 for non-conference attendees; $50 for all BARR attendees or exhibitors.

  • All fees and/or tickets for this event may be paid/purchased on this site: Exhibitor, Attendee, to attend the workshop "How to Rock Your Image, and to place an ad in the souvenir program.

  • Exhibitors after paying your fee, please send a short bio and headshot to Sharon Lucas at sharon@sharonrlucas.com

  • Exhibiting is limited to authors and other literary professionals or vendors who sell literary-related products.

  • Though the Author Expo does not open until Saturday morning, exhibitors are encouraged to maximize their networking opportunities by also attending the Friday activities, which are covered in the registration fee. There is, however, a separate fee for the Friday Workshop/Luncheon "How to Rock Your Image".

  • The Early Bird Period is JANUARY 2 THRU APRIL 2, 2017.

  • Exhibitor Prices will increase on APRIL 3, 2017. Sales will remain open until August 31 or until all slots are filled, whichever occurs first.

  • An "Author Helper" is a person you bring to assist with your table.

  • Ads must be received by September 1, 2017. After payment is made, camera ready copy should be forwarded to sharon@sharonlucas.com

  • ATTENDEE tickets will go off sale on October 6, 2017.

  • We hope you will treat yourself for the weekend and stay over at the venue to enjoy all of the festivities! Call the hotel direct (301) 464-0089 for reservations - ask for the group rate.

You will find more information about this event at www.blackauthorsandreadersrock.simplesite.com


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