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 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
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