Quote of the Month

"For while the tale of how we suffer, and how we are delighted, and how we may triumph is never new, it always must be heard. There isn't any other tale to tell, it's the only light we've got in all this darkness." 

- James Baldwin (Sonny's Blues)

Minnesota Black Authors Expo

The Minnesota Black Authors (MBAE) is an organization that promotes and supports established Black authors of all ages and genres. Authors are given a platform to sell their books and interact directly with the community. 

2021 Expo: October 23

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The Minnesota Black Authors Expo is committed to:

•  Promoting literacy and improving educational outcomes

•  Showcasing and supporting the work of Black authors

•  Hosting a gathering space for authors, educators, and community

•  Providing authors with a marketplace to showcase their work and supplement their incomes

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The Minnesota Black Authors Expo is successfully changing narratives by:

•  Leading the effort to promote and support Black authors in Minnesota

•  Invigorating and promoting a love for literature, writing, and reading

•  Highlighting the ingenuity, diversity, and creativity of Black authors

•  Providing tools for authors to increase earning potential and financial independence  


Thank You To Our 2021 Sponsors!


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