The Festival will hold workshops on finding literary agents, publishing, and marketing and promoting your work in the Literary Breakthrough Conference on Friday May 21. There are a host of other happenings that will make the Festival memorable, such as: a spoken word poetry slam, author signings and discussions, on-site radio broadcasts, and corporate/publisher booths.
The conference and other activities require additional ticket purchase, but admission to the overall festival is $5.00 per day. Children under the age of 12 are free. Check out http://www.nationalblackbookfestival.com/overview.htm for more information!