Thursday, February 15, 2024
Monday, January 15, 2024
ALL AUTHORS TABLES ARE SOLD OUT! Full author line up and registration link coming soon!
UrbanReviewsOnline.com presents the 16th Annual Great Midwest Book Fest.
The Great Midwest Book Fest will be held on Saturday, June 22, 2024 from 1pm to 4pm at
Xchange Event & Creative Space 3334 N. Holton Street, Milwaukee, WI.
Great Midwest Book Fest is a three-hour book fair that is open to the public with a $10 admission. This year's headline authors will be New York Times Bestselling author Kimberla Lawson Roby, USA Today Bestselling author Naleighna Kai and more!
There will be 10 to 12 authors selling their own books. The first hour will be dedicated to author introductions. Each author will get five minutes to either read an excerpt of their book or to tell attendees more about themselves or their books. This will be followed by a 10-15 minute Q&A session with the attendees. Please be advised that this is a local book event (not a conference), so please think about overall costs when deciding to participate in this event (i.e. airfare, hotel, food, etc)
The participation fee for an author table is $150. You will have your own table to decorate any way that you would like. You will be included in all of our online marketing materials, postcards, posters, and any other media that we will have throughout our city. You must have an ACTIVE social media presence. It can be your own website or any social media platform where readers can connect with you and be able to purchase your books. If you are interested, please respond back to this email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP and I will send you an Paypal invoice. Once all spots are filled, invoices will be cancelled. Thank you!
Wednesday, September 20, 2023
Monday, June 12, 2023
Here is this year’s giveaway basket! All of the books are signed by the authors. The mystery box books will remain a mystery until the book fest. Remember, the only way you can win either of these is by purchasing a ticket here : https://bit.ly/greatmidfest23
Last Summer on State Street : Toya Wolfe
The Colors of Friendship : K.R. Raye
She Said Yes! : It’s Time to Answer the Call to Purpose : Daphne K. Johnson
The Destroyer: KR Bankston
Dead to Me : Ebony Evans
All The Sinners Bleed : S.A. Cosby (Not pictured. This book will be added on June 15th after his book signing here.)
Wednesday, May 3, 2023
Are you a part of a book club? Gather your book club members and come to the 15th Annual Great Midwest Book Fest! The first two book clubs that purchases at least 3 tickets for their members will get an extra book at the book fest. Must include the name of your book club when purchasing your tickets. Get your tickets today! : https://bit.ly/greatmidfest23 #greatmidwestbookfest2023
Monday, February 13, 2023
***ATTENTION : Due to scheduling conflicts regarding filming of the next installments of the Family Business and the Black Hamptons, LaJill Hunt will not be appearing at the 15th Annual Great Midwest Book Fest. ***
***We would like to welcome award winning author Kalisha Buckhanon to the 15th Annual Great Midwest Book Fest! ***
Featuring USA Today Bestselling Author Naleighna Kai & Award Winning Author Kalisha Buckhanon. Also featuring Imecia McCurtis, Jeffery Roshell, Tony Lindsay, Olivia Shaw Reel, Eugene Pitchford, Patricia Balentine, R.L. Wilson, K.C. Taylor, Dionne Grayson, and Anthony Alston. There will be 12 African American authors selling their own books. The first hour will be dedicated to author introductions. Each author will get five minutes to either read an excerpt of their book or to tell attendees more about themselves or their books. This will be followed by a 10-15 minute Q&A session with the attendees.
We're excited to welcome back Verlean Singletary of Da Book Joint that will sell Kalisha Buckhanon's books. Visit their website : https://www.dabookjoint.com/
***Sponsorship Opportunities are available : https://bit.ly/gmbf2023 ***
Saturday, January 28, 2023
Open Call for Authors : 15th Annual Great Midwest Book Fest : Now Open! : UPDATE: All of the author tables are sold out!
UPDATE: All of the author tables are sold out! Didn’t get a table and want to still be a part of the book fest? Take advantage of one of the sponsorship packages : https://bit.ly/gmbf2023