Harlem Book Fair

July 21, 2018
West 135th Street, New York, NY 10030

The Harlem Book Fair is the United States' largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, New York, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops.

The Harlem Book Fair has given the Phillis Wheatley Awards to authors including Maya Angelou, Gordon Parks, and Terry McMillan for their body of work.

The event takes place on West 135th Street between Adam Clayton Powell Jr. Blvd. and Malcolm X Blvd (Lenox Ave.).

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