Sunday, August 26, 2012



 African Festival of the Arts Book Pavilion
Book Talks, Panel Discussions, Signings and More
Nnedi Okorafor , Akata Witch
Turtel Onli, 20th Anniversary of the Black Age of Comics Movement,  Feb. 2013

African Festival of the Arts Book Pavilion
Book Talks, Panel Discussions, Signings and More
Friday, August 31, 2012 to Monday, September 3, 2012
Host: Patrick M. Oliver, www.speakloudly.com  
Friday, August 31, 2012
  
5:30 p.m. MC Lyte is Unstoppable
Book talk and networking with MC Lyte who will be discussing her new book Unstoppable and foundation Hip-Hop Sisters Network. Book signing to follow.
This event is co-hosted by the Young & Powerful of Chicago.
7:30 p.m. MC Lyte on the AFA Main Stage  
MC Lyte shares excerpts from her new book Unstoppable with book signing to follow.
Sunday, September 2, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Writers share their literary works during short lively and informative book talks. Eleanor Hart, Cory Hall and others
4:00 p.m. Third World Press Author Showcase
Meet authors from the most successful publisher of Black literature.
5:00 p.m. Fiction by Another Name
Curtis Crisler, The Dreamist
Nnedi Okorafor , Akata Witch
Turtel Onli, Black Age of Comics
Special note: Following the discussion there will be a special presentation honoring Nnedi Okorafor, PhD for celebrating the African tradition in her literary works.
  
Monday, September 3, 2012
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. Writers share their literary works during short lively and informative book talks.
3:00 p.m. Books for and about Children and Youth
Patrick Oliver moderates discussion with writers, activist and educators about the power of books and recommended readings for children and youth.
Panelist: Kay McCrimon, Cora Coleman-Dunham (invited), Turtel Onli and local educator
Special note: Patrick Oliver will unveil the front cover of his new Notes from a Literary Activist.  The front cover features a painting by noted artist Frank Frazier who will be in attendance.

patrick m. oliver
literary consultant . program manager . radio host 
We should talk while we are still alive - Kenyan proverb

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