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The Book Affair INC

The Book Affair iNC is not just any expo—it's an experience! We're driven to weave together a vibrant tapestry of authors, publishers, entrepreneurs, and more. The event unfurls with an awards gala, an exposition blending books and businesses, all set against a backdrop of enthralling entertainment and live music. Our mission is twofold: to champion authors from every background and genre, creating a space where they can narrate their tales and engage with keen readers, and to offer a platform for business owners to unveil novel products and captivate potential clients. Whether you're an author seeking a stage, a publisher yearning for festivity, or a reader on the quest for your next cherished book, The Book Affair iNC beckons. Proudly serving as a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization.

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Keynote Speaker!

Dr. Latracey

     In a culture committed to constant change, the concept of owning one’s personal story can be seen as a lost art. Aiding others in the vast importance of this value; is the creative guru, Dr. LaTracey.

     Dr. LaTracey is a publisher, cleric, amalgamated entrepreneur, and CEO, Founder, and Originator of Black Authors Rock, full-service coaching, consulting, publishing firm, online community, as well as bookstore owner for aspiring writers and authors. Having owned a portfolio of reputable success, numerous best-sellers, and the establishment and publishing of more than 65 authors, Dr. LaTracey has become one of the most trusted consultants in the nation.

     Her mantra is clear: Her eagerness to see others excel, ignites the fire within her to progress. This resilience fuels her to assist her clients in accomplishing their goals and maintaining their success, of their own.

     Dr. LaTracey combines her passion for people, with sincere regard for education, humanitarianism, and creative entrepreneurship. Dr. LaTracey has earned a Masters in Nonprofit Management and Executive Leadership, from St. Thomas University, and has obtained an Honorary Doctorate of Humanitarianism, from Global International Alliance.

     Understanding the need for servitude and spiritual soundness, as quintessential; Dr. LaTracey is an ordained minister, on a daily mission to encourage humanity to walk in their purpose, delightfully. She has been recognized for her local and national contributions to society; including being named as one of the 2021 Successful Women to know, Nominated for Publisher and Author of the Year, recipient of proclamations, Presidential Lifetime Achievement and many more. She currently has two bookstores located in Biloxi, MS and Madison, AL as well as Founded the B.A.R.Arts Collective. These deeds signal the mark of a woman, determined to both serve and succeed.

     When Dr. Latracey is not out guiding other authors into the business of books and purpose, she is an asset to her local communal body, a mother, and a loving member of her family and friendship circles.

Dr. LaTracey. Leader. Organizer. Philanthropist.

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Stage Time

Taking center stage at the Expo offers you an unmatched chance to share your narrative and business with a massive audience. Step up, speak out, and captivate listeners by connecting with them on a personal level. Inspire with your message and forge potent ties. Leave an indelible mark and elevate your journey to unparalleled heights. Dare to be in the limelight – book your 20-minute spotlight on stage now!

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