Updated: Jan 10, 2021
Registration is open for the 2021 Black Ink Festival, which is virtual this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The free festival runs from Jan. 14–16. Attendees will have the opportunity to attend live virtual programs and discussions, engage with presenters, authors and attendees. The festival is aimed at amplifying the voices of black authors.
"The Black Ink Festival has been working to highlight the works of black authors for more than five years during it's annual event, which has attracted hundreds of attendees" said Black Ink Committee Chair Djuanna Brockington. "This year in the midst of the fight for racial equality, Black Ink will further highlight the importance of diversifying our literary landscape."
Through the virtual festival platform, attendees will also be able to chat with each other, discuss topics of interest, visit author virtual tables and more. The festival closes with the keynote address by New York Times best-selling author Kwame Mbalia at 1 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 16.
For authors and readers alike, you won't want to miss this opportunity! Register for free today.