ABOUT THE FESTIVAL

Since 2007, the Austin African American Book Festival has worked to promote empowerment through literature. We are a community event that brings readers and writers together and produces and facilitates collaboration, dialogue, creativity and activism.

PAST HIGHLIGHTS

TERRY MCMILLAN 2013 FEATURED AUTHOR

SISTER SOULJAH

2011 FEATURED AUTHOR

LEONARD PITTS

2010 FEATURED AUTHOR

​​2018 Paul Coates |  Victoria Christopher Murray | John Jennings | Evan Narcisse | Dr. Peniel Joseph | Don Tate | Dr. Mark Cunningham | Brooke Obie | Dexx Peay | Lori Aurelia Williams

2017 Dr. Peniel Joseph | Angie Thomas | April Sinclair | D. Watkins


​​2016 Sharon G. Flake | Reshonda Tate Billingsley | Saul Paul

2015 M. K. Asante | Beverly Jenkins | Dr. Kevin Cokely


​2014 Dr. Arnold Rampersad | Mississippi State Senator David L. Jordan | Dr. Peniel Joseph


2013 Terry McMillan | Anita Richmond Bunkley  

Dr. Michael Collins


2012 Bernice McFadden | Dr. Elizabeth Nunez


2011 Sister Souljah | Jawanza Kunjufu | Dr. Shirley Sprinkles | Dr. Tiffany Gill | Dr. Moe Anderson | Roslyn Story | Evelyn Palfrey


2010 Leonard Pitts | SaulPaul | Reverend Sterling Lands | Don Tate | Varian Johnson | Toni Tipton Martin


2009 Dr. Annette Gordon Reed | Carla Harris | Anita Richmond Bunkley


2008 Sam Greenlee | Francis Ray | Evelyn Palfrey


2007 ReShonda Tate Billingsly | San Culberson | Winston Williams

THANK YOU TO OUR 2018 SPONSORS

This program was made possible in part with a grant from Humanities Texas, the state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

The City of Austin is proud to comply with the American with Disabilities Act. Reasonable modifications and equal access to communications will be provided upon request.  Please call 512-974-3914.

DEBORAH ROBERTS GALLERY

CONTACT US

info@aabookfest.com


PO Box 3313

Pflugerville Tx 78691