Chicago, IL, May 06, 2007 --(PR.com
)-- 220 Communications and QBR The Black Book Review have teamed up to bring the famed Harlem Book Fair to Chicago on Friday and Saturday, September 7-8 2007, at Little Black Pearl Art Design Center, 1060 East 47th Street, in Chicago's Hyde Park Community. The two-day event features art, spoken word, and authors from around the country, as well as a number of surprises including speakers and prize drawings.
The event will feature over 35 authors, poets, and artisans beginning with Friday evening's "Rock The Word", a Harlem Book Fair spoken word music concert, from 6-10 PM. Performers include artists from Chicago's popular Ear Candy poetry troupe. Saturday is the 4th annual Authors and Artists Event from 1 – 5PM. The event will feature authors selling their books, guest lecturers and the popular charity drawing. Last year over $3000 in prizes was awarded to attendees.
Now in its 9th year, the Harlem Book Fair was founded by Max Rodriguez, founder and publisher of QBR, as a community event and forum for readers to discover, experience and celebrate African American history and culture through books. Harlem Book Fair events are presently hosted in New York City, Buffalo NY, Boston MA, Hartford CT, and Toronto CD. Visit QBR.com for more information on the Harlem Book Fair. 220 Communications is the parent company for online art gallery Kreationsart.com and online media (books, music, film) site BUY220.com. The company is dedicated to the marketing and promotion of the arts using a positive and innovative approach. The organization stresses unity through diversity and supports a diverse clientele in the arts and business fields
Authors participating in the event will receive:
* Picture and bio on official event website
* Possible interview opportunities regarding event (last year every attendee had at least one interview)
* Featured in 220 Communications Newsletter leading up to event
There is a participants overview with more event detail, if you'd like to request it please indicate that in your email. They reserve the right to refuse any material. If you are not an author listed on BUY220.com you will be required to submit a copy of your book for review.
To be considered for the event
e-mail : firstname.lastname@example.org
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