Why Attend BWRC

Articles on BWRC, letters from veterans, interviews with past attendees on how the BWRC helped, motivated, inspired, and propelled them forward–in some cases, changing their lives

Top 10 Reasons to Attend BWRC

by Anita Clay 10. Attend an event organized professionally and efficiently by cool black women. 9. Check into a good hotel at a reasonable rate for an affordable conference that even makes provision for [...]

Marc Lacy on BWRC [Video]

[FB 1291956292313] A few words from Marc Lacy, BWRC speaker and an extraordinarily gifted spoken word artist, poet, author, and CEO of AVO Publishing, at the Black Writers Reunion & Conference from Golden [...]

Mack and Sara: The Value of BWRC

A Note from 10-Year BWRC Veterans, Self-Publishing Gurus Mack Smith & Sara Freeman Smith — "In our experience, aspiring authors can make simple but costly mistakes if they don't have the right [...]

Dr. Anita Heiss on BWRC [Video]

[FB 1284649749654] Dr. Anita Heiss, one of Australia’s most prolific and well-known authors of Indigenous literature and two-time BWRC workshop presenter, sends greetings from BWRC Vegas [...]

ReShonda Tate Billingsley on BWRC [Video]

[FB 1260919556414] ReShonda Tate Billingsley, 10-year BWRC veteran, journalist, executive producer, bestselling and award-winning author of 18 books, shares how the Black Writers Reunion & Conference helped [...]

Vincent Alexandria on BWRC [Video]

[FB 1260405023551] Vincent Alexandria, 10-year BWRC veteran, author, producer, director, screenwriter, poet, and founder of the Brother 2 Brother Literary Symposium, speaks on Black Writers Reunion & [...]

How BWRC Helped Tracie Christian

In June 2008, I attended the Black Writer’s Reunion & Conference in Tampa, Florida. Paying for the entire conference and participating in the 50-Author Showcase was a career-defining experience for me. The [...]

Penn Experiences BWRC '08

Bonita Penn blogs about her experiences on each day of the BWRC. An excerpt is posted below; see the full post at The Soul Pitt/Writers Block. The last workshop has come to a successful close. Outside, the [...]

Jarvis Reports on the First Day of the 2008 BWRC

by Lauren Brown Jarvis Black Writers Reunion & Conference has changed my life. At present there is no information out about next year's conference which is scheduled to be held in Las Vegas, however, I [...]

Brunson-Sarrabo: BWRC Helps Authors Take Flight

Yolanda Brunson-Sarrabo published her first book in 2005, The Ins and Outs of the Fashion Industry -- From a Fashion Insider.  In addition, she recently became a fashion consultant for New Breed Films and [...]