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Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African American Family Book Expo 2019

Janeice R. Haynes, Detroit Book City

Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African American...

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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee Quantity
FREE Advance Admission ticket
Admission is free with advance registration until reach capacity of 1,000 attendees. Door Ticket: Adults $3, Kids $1 (age 5-12)
Feb 1, 2019 Free $0.00
Book Author Exhibitor Registration
Early bird "DISCOUNT" exhibit registration fee for Book Author. Fee includes author badge, 6’ table and two chairs, author photo/bio on website & author continental breakfast.
Dec 30, 2018 $65.00 $3.62
Author's Boardroom Speaker
Author Pitch/Storytelling sessions from 5 Book Authors. Will speak to LIVE captive audience about book or special subject matter for 20 mins. Books sold on the spot. Audience register in advance for free admission.
Oct 31, 2018 $25.00 $2.62
Swag Bag Insertion
Get your pre-printed flyer or business card stuffed into our 200 tote bag giveaways to first 200 arrivals. Your flyer can be up to size 8.5 x 11. You must provide your own print. 200 BAGS!
Feb 24, 2019 $40.00 $2.99

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Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual

African-American Family Book Expo 2019


Join us at Detroit Book City’s 3rd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2019! This event will be held on Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 12 noon - 5pm at the newly, renovated Northwest Activities Center, 18100 Meyers Road, Detroit, MI 48235.

This exciting annual, one-day event is designed to preserve literacy in the Metro Detroit community – at the family level. You'll enjoy a winter afternoon with over 60 talented, Black Indie Authors of adult & children books.

Meet the Authors, buy your "discount" autographed books and enjoy a host of family, fun entertainment including KIDZONE...HOT Popcorn, $6 soul food lunch, selfie-photo backdrop, LOTS OF DOOR PRIZES and $1 Souvenir Booklets!!!  Be one the first 200 to arrive and GET A FREE Swag bag!

You'll also enjoy storytelling and author talks in the 'Author's Boardroom' from some AMAZING writer/speakers in a captive audience setting.  

This event highlights some of the best books written & illustrated by Black authors around the country covering every aspect of African-American lives. They are well-written and beautifully illustrated.  Our goal is to continue the momentum of sustaining literacy for all ages. "Every home should have a library." And every library in Metro Detroit, should have books written by Black Indie Authors."

We've giving away 1,000 complimentary tickets --Register your tickets today!!! Afterwards,  Door Tickets:  $3/Adults | $1/Kids (5-12 years).

Get ready for Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2019! Greet a room full of talent and walk away with your autographed books. This is your chance to meet a book author or illustrator of color and support literacy in one-day! 

Preserving Literacy in our Community







  We’re looking for BLACK INDIE BOOK AUTHORS!!!!
$65 Registration Fee

Thank you for your interest in selling your books at

Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African-American Family Book Expo 2019! 

Are you looking for a chance to sell your book to a crowd of book lovers, adult and children? Are you excited about signing autographs & getting compliments for your hard work? Do you want to greet parents, grandparents, kids, educators, book clubs, youth leaders in one-day? Is it your desire to have your books sold in bulk orders to school groups, church organizations and community centers on a regular basis?

If you answered yes to these questions, register today for a chance to do just that.  Once we receive payment, a confirmation email will be sent to you a with the NEXT steps!  Get READY to have a GREAT day of sales -- over 2,500 book lovers -- along with family, fun entertainment.

Visit website to Download Author Exhibitor Form

Got additional questions???  Call Janeice at 248.209.6880

Have questions about Detroit Book City's 3rd Annual African American Family Book Expo 2019? Contact Janeice R. Haynes, Detroit Book City

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Northwest Activities Center
18100 Meyers Road
Detroit, MI 48235

Sunday, February 24, 2019 from 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM (EST)

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Janeice R. Haynes, Detroit Book City

Detroit Book City a small independent, brick & mortar book store that specialize & market books, media, & events to the African-American consumer market.  We carry children, youth  and adult books (fiction/non-fiction) novels, self-help, black-consciousness, spiritual, how-to's, urban-fiction, memoirs, biographies & much more!!! We also sell CDs, DVDs, T-shirts, Posters, Games, plus rare hard to find and out-of-print African-American books.

We have a treasure chest of GREAT books awaiting for you!!


Summer Hours:  Tues-Fri 12-6 | Sat 10-3

The Stratford Building

24361 Greenfield Rd, Ste. 305

Southfield, MI 48075

Phone: 248.209.6880

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