Dominic Headlines Book Fair
The I Love to Read Book Fair is geared toward African American and Multicultural Authors and serves as a tribute to the contribution to the literary arena.
Dominic Carter, author of the astonishing book, "No Momma's Boy," a shocking and heartwrenching chronicle of his incongruous childlife at the hands of his sexually abusive, schizophrenic mother, and host of NY1’s “Inside City Hall,” is slated to host Brooklyn’s I Love To Read book fair.
The I Love to Read Book Fair is geared toward African American and Multicultural Authors and serves as a tribute to the contribution to the literary arena. Multi-Cultural books have experienced a tremendous amout of growth over the last couple of year, and is fueling growth in this sector.
The book fair looks to engage the whole family in America's pastime love for reading. I Love to Read Book Fair/Black History Month & Women's Month Celebration goal is to reach out to authors who want to turn their literary works into screen plays.
Authors are invited to compete in a special Authors Slam if they have a manu scri pt and register before the special designated early registration deadline.
I Love to Read Book Fair, February 22, 2008 - February 23, 2008
Friday, February 22, 2008 - 3:30 pm -5:00pm Opening Kickoff Reception
Authors can bring books and tables will be provided for authors to sell their books
5:43pm -- 7:30pm Authors may leave their displays ALL DAY!
Saturday, February 23, 2008 Noon til 9:00 pm -- I Love to Read Book Fair/Black History Month & Women's Month Celebration
5:00pm Authors Slam -- The first six authors will be allowed to read excerpts from their books. A panel will judge lst , 2nd and 3rd prize winner.
Brooklyn Christian Center
1061 Atlantic Ave. (Between Franklin and Classon Avenues)
Brooklyn, New York
A Train or B25 Bus to Franklin Ave.
Call Basha today @ 718-435-7511 for more information and complete registration details.
I Love to Read Book Fair recently launched its website at Bookfairs.4t.com.
Log on to I LOVE TO READ BOOK FAIR’s official web site today at http://bookfairs.4t.com/ for more information and complete vendor registration details.
About: Dominic Carter
"Inside City Hall" Host and Senior Political Reporter
Veteran newsman Dominic Carter has been described as the best political reporter working in New York television today. A fixture at NY1 since the newschannel launched in 1992, Carter in 2007 released a book on his life, titled No Momma's Boy, in which he chronicles his triumphant struggle to overcome his mother's mental illness while growing up in a Bronx housing project.
As the host of NY1's nightly political show, "Inside City Hall," Carter has handled some of the station's most challenging assignments and has interviewed every major political player in the state, as well as many national and international leaders.
In 2006 he received widespread acclaim for his role as the moderator of series of state-wide debates for governor, U.S. Senator and state attorney general. During the first debate with Senator Hillary Clinton, he made international headlines when Clinton said for the first time that she was thinking about running for president.
His numerous exclusive interviews include former President Bill Clinton, the late John Cardinal O'Conner and the parents of police-brutality victim Amadou Diallo. As a radio reporter he conducted an exclusive interview with Nelson Mandela during Mandela’s historic visit to the United States – an interview he conducted as thousands of journalists from around the country pursued the South African president.
The NY1 stalwart has also reported extensively from abroad. In 1993 he was the only television journalist in Japan with then-Mayor David Dinkins at the time of the first World Trade Center terrorist bombing, and his interview with the mayor made headlines back in New York. He twice traveled to Israel to cover visits to the region by then-Mayor Rudy Giuliani; he has reported on the famine from Somalia; and he has spent time in the Persian Gulf.
No Mamma's Boy, his self-published memoir, was released in May 2007 to critical acclaim. Newsday said, "No TV anchor has ever produced a memoir as grippingly honest as this." The book is available at Barnes and Noble stores and online at barnesandnoble.com.
For complete author vendor registration of the upcoming I Love to Read Book Fair log on to www.Bookfairs.4t.com to sign up today. Free Consumer admission!
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