On the heels of National Book Month, the 15th anniversary of the Leimert Park Village Book Fair (LPVBF) will promote the love of reading with a virtual book fair that will take place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 5.
L.A. Parent is proud to co-present book fair’s Children’s Storytime Hour, which will take place at 6 p.m. Nov. 5 and will be hosted by Chudney Ross, a television producer and owner of Books and Cookies book store. To register, visit LeimertParkBookFair.com.
The book fair’s main host is Jasmine Sanders, co-host of the nationally-syndicated “DL Hughley Radio Show,” the virtual book fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Pacific time. The family-oriented event has traditionally been held in the heart of Leimert Park, which is considered the center of the African American arts/intellectual scene in LA.
Award-winning actress and author Jenifer Lewis wills serve as the 2022 Book Fair ambassador. Lewis is the author of two books – “The Mother of Black Hollywood” and “Walking in My Joy!” L.A. Parent Editor-in-Chief Cassandra Lane is one of the book fair’s featured authors. Feminist Press published Lane’s memoir “We Are Bridges” in 2021.
The virtual book fair will run from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The family-oriented event is held in the heart of Leimert Park, which is considered the center of the African American arts/intellectual scene in LA. Register today! For more information, visit leimertparkbookfair.com.
With a virtual event, the Leimert Park Village Book Fair is creating a literary broadcast experience. Through technology, fans can engage with their favorite authors with a touch of a button.
The LPVBF has become a much-anticipated cultural tradition in the African American community. It provides authors an opportunity to promote their newest work as well as meet some of their fans up close and personal.
The LPVBF is produced by Exum and Associates. Supporters include Supervisor Holly J. Mitchell (2nd District), the office of L.A. City Councilwoman Heather Hutt (District 10), Baldwin Hills Crenshaw Mall, Los Angeles County of Arts and Culture, the Ella Fitzgerald Charitable Foundation, Malik Books and the Southern California Gas Company.
To register for the book fair, visit leimertparkbookfair.com