phati’tude Literary Magazine held its 1st Annual African American Literary Festival in celebration of Black History Month. The event was held at the Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center in Corona, New York, on February 26, 2011 from 10:00am-4:00pm, which was free and open to the public.
The Festival’s mission is to promote literacy and increase the awareness of African American literature with a day-long celebration that includes workshops, panel discussion, poetry readings, a musical performance, a short-film premiere and book signings. Check out photos of the event at Flickr.
The 2nd Annual African American Literary Festival will be held in 2016 at the Queens Library’s Langston Hughes Community Library & Cultural Center in Corona, New York, Check out our new website at www.africanamericanliteraryfestival.org for updates and more information.