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    Panel Discussion on Publishing

    Panelists talked about the challenges of publishing in 2014 and suggested strategies for publishing the literature produced by Black writers. Topics included self-publishing, online publishing,…

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    The Role of Social Media: Black Writers Take Literature to the Web

    A panel discussion was held on how black writers, publishers, and journalists use social media. Grace Aneiza-Ali moderated. The panelists also responded to questions from members of the audience. “The Role…

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    Black Economic History Panel

    Authors talked about their books on African-American economic history. They responded to questions from members of the audience. “Black Wealth Past and Present: The Politics of Black Wealth” was…

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    Phillis Wheatley Book Awards

    The presentation of the Phillis Wheatley Book Awards opened the 12th annual Harlem Book Fair. The award, named for the first published African-American female writer, is given for literary work and…

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    Shades of Memnon

    Gregory Walker talked about his research into the Greek mythology of the Trojan War. The Ethiopus, one of the missing books from the Trojan epic cycle that includes Homer’s Iliad and Odyssey, includes the story of…

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    African-American Politics

    The Harlem Book Fair on Saturday, July 24 was located on West 135th Street between Lenox Avenue and Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard in New York City. Panel discussions were held in the Langston Hughes…

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