Monday, July 10, 2017

harlem book fair

Join the National Writers Union at the Harlem Book Fair

NWU Members can sell their books at our booth.

Reserve your place by Friday by emailing

Saturday, July 15   10AM -  6PM

West 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. and Malcolm X Boulevards

The Harlem Book Fair is the United State’s largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, NY, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops.
Notable participating authors have included Maya Angelou, Cornel West, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Walter Mosley, Terry McMillan, Touré, Farai Chideya, Stanley Crouch, Nelson George, and Mark Anthony Neal.
The 19th annual Harlem book fair will take place on Saturday, July 15, 2017 10:00 am  to 6:00 pm on West 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr Blvd. and Malcolm X Blvd (take the 2/3/B/C train to 135th Street).
A free event for the entire family.

Why Join the NWU?

Having free space to sell your books at the Harlem Book Fair, the New York Poetry Festival, and the Brooklyn Book Festival is just one of many reasons.
In keeping with its mission to defend writers’ rights and improve writers’ economic conditions, the NWU, through the collective efforts of its members, is able to provide a host of resources, benefits, and services to those who join us. For more information about the membership benefits, see below.

  • Press passes
  • Tools to Earn More from your Writing
  • Contract and grievance help
  • Advice along the way
  • Traveling to promote your work
  • Advocacy
  • Find a Union Writer
  • Share your writing story
  • Help with health insurance
  • Union Plus benefits

Visit to learn more.

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