The Soulful Chicago Book Fair Lives On Strong! 
We're Back With the
Soulful Chicago
KWANZAA Book Fair! 
  By popular demand we are back!  The Soulful Chicago Book Fair brings a great selection of Black authors and their books just in time for the holiday season!  In the spirit of Kwanzza and Ujamaa (Cooperative Economics) you'll have access to 2 floors of Black books to purchase for the whole family! The day will be filled with live entertainment, great food, youth drummers, spoken word and lovely spirit-filled connecting. Exhibitor spaces for authors are still available, very inexpensive and being gobbled up fast, so act now! 
(BOOKS MUST BE APPROVED FOR PARTICIPATION ELIGIBILITY.  Submit your book synopsis on our website for approval today!

DECEMBER 17, 2016
Book Fair Founder
Honored by Three Literary Organizations in October
Asadah Kirkland, founder of the Soulful Chicago Book Fair was honored for her contribution to Chicago's burgeoning literary expansion throughout the month of October.  She was first honored on the same stage as the lengendary Haki Madhubuti with a Literary Visionary Award from Books Ink Literary Services.  Constance Shabazz has graced Chicago's literary scene with her expertise for over a decade, making her recognition of Asadah highly appreciated. She was then honored at the Chicago Black Authors Network annual luncheon for her outstanding leadership in support of literary success. Equally exciting to her was the honoring of the two Soulful Chicago Book Fair essay contest winners at the same luncheon. Asadah is also an author and was awarded by Cider Enterprises Book Club Conference Call for being a featured author in their programming.  She was extremely humbled and grateful to these organizations for considering her to be an important part of such an amazing and inspiring movement. 
CBAN Luncheon with Soulful Chicago Book Fair essay contest winners
Kirk Brown & Kaylie Hamernick
Books Ink 10th Annual Awards Ceremony with Radio Personality, Cliff Kelly
CBAN Luncheon with author,
Bernard Turner
Cider Enterprises Award Ceremony with Claudette Redic
Black Titles Already In the Mix!
These authors are already on the move! Let's take notice of the FIRST books registered for either of our Soulful Chicago Book Fair events! Well done Dr. Janice Hook-Fortman,Yusuf Ali El, Veronica Appleton, Barbara R. Mayden, Senyah Haynes, Kay James McCrimon, Paulette Miles, and Bernard Turner! 
Get Ready for The
Soulful Chicago Book Fair
The 2017 Soulful Chicago Book Fair will be on the same exact date, July 16, 2017. That third Saturday in July is a busy one for a lot of organizations, so for 2017, the event will be on that SUNDAY.  MARK YOUR CALENDARS!!!  

Authors start your engines!  Booths are on sale with the option to order electricity, infommercials and more!  Simply submit your book synopsis and contact info on our website.  Once approved, you'll be eligible to secure your booth space too!
Visit our website and get started today! 
Every Dollar Builds a Scholar !
To keep Soulful Chicago Book Fair programming in the "grand band," we never seen money as an obstacle.  Contributions from scholars like yourself help us create more excellence and provide more opportunities to emerging writers and book lovers throughout our city.  Help us maintain this literary momentum and donate as little as $5 today to this movement!  
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