naacp author pavilion 2012 houston, texas
Saturday 7th July 2012 2:00PM (Saturday 7th July 2012 2:00PM)
PUBLISHERS INVITED TO NOMINATE AUTHORS AND POETS TO PARTICIPATE IN THE NAACP 103rd CONVENTION AUTHOR PAVILION IN HOUSTON, TEXAS.
Washington, D.C., March 2012 - The 2012 Author Pavilion, sponsored by the NAACP, will be held at the NAACP 103nd Annual National Convention Celebration in Houston, Texas on July 7th –12th, 2012. In the past 7 years approximately 15,000 patrons attended the National Conventions, which takes place during the 2rd week in July.
WHAT: The NAACP invites publishers to nominate authors and poets to participate in the 2012 Annual Author’s Pavilion. Preferred candidates are popular, nationally known authors who have won book awards or are best sellers at the national level. Publishers or Authors are expected to support the travel, hotel and miscellaneous expenses of accepted nominees to make their travel arrangements.
WHEN: At the 43rd Annual Commerce and Industry Show July 7 through 12th during the NAACP 103rd National Convention, Los Angeles, CA. The event will be held at the George R. Brown Convention Center and is free and open to the public.
Meet and greets, Presentation Panels and book signings are the heart of the NAACP Author Pavilion experience, which is designed to bring readers together with their favorite writers and poets
Author interviews and Author Pavilion Highlights will be seen and heard throughout the convention and on the NAACP Website www.naacp.org/events/convention/103rd after the convention. For additional information, please visit www.naacpauthorpavilion.com
Founded in 1909, the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is the nation’s oldest and largest civil rights organization. Its more than half-million adult and youth members throughout the United States and the world are the premier advocates for civil rights in their communities and monitors of equal opportunity in the public and private sectors.
PBE specializes in creating literary events in a variety of non-traditional venues and seeks out exciting new locales for readers and authors to connect. PBE is the sister company to The Oracle Group which produces the literary talk show “In the Café with Mocha” and who's mission is to inspire, educate and empower our communites one book at a time"
CONTACTS: Nominations should be sent by May 1st, 2012 to Mocha Ochoa. Her email is firstname.lastname@example.org and her telephone number is 954-793-6401.