Quote of the Month
"The ability of writers to imagine what is not the self, to familiarize the strange and mystify the familiar, is the test of their power."
- Toni Morrison
Minnesota Black Authors Expo
The Minnesota Black Authors (MBAE) is an organization that promotes and supports established and aspiring Black authors of all ages and genres. Established authors are given a platform to sell their books and interact directly with the community.
2021 Expo: October 23
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
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