Dozens of authors, hundreds of readers, thousands of books. All under one roof featuring leading writers, historians, poets, publishers, distributors, book sellers dealing with African Caribbean literature from all over the world.

Bonnie Greer, Dr. Frances Cress Welsing (author of The Isis Papers), Dr Haki R. Madhubuti (Founder and editor of Third World Press), Nia Reynolds, Paul Ifayomi Grant, Wayne B. Chandler, Dr Marimba Ani, Anthony T. Browder, Sister Nzingha Assata, Jacob Ross, Dr Robinson Millwood, Onyeka, Paul Simons, Nathaniel Agbahowe, Debii Mckoy, Charles Emeka, Anton Marks, Dan Obachike, Dr William 'Lez' Henry, Queen Afua plus many moree

Word Power International Black Literature Festival & Book Fair Voices of the Diaspora 2009
24th 25th October 2009 at Ocean 270 Mare Street, Hackney London E8 Admission: Free - time: 10.00am-6.00pm

Closing lecture: 31st Octber 2009 by Dr Frances Cress Welsing, Author of The Isis Papers, the Keys to the Colors Venue: Centerprise, 136 Kingsland High Street, London E8, 2NS
Admission: £15 at the door. £12 and £10 conc. in advance Time: 6.30-10pm

Centerprise presents Exhibition Rates:
Business turnover over £100,000 - £75 per day
Business turnover under £100,000 - £50 per day

All events takes place at Centerprise, 136/8 Kingsland High Street, London E8 2NS Contact: - 020 7254 9632
The Centerprise Trust | WordPower, Black Bookshop and Fine Carribean Cuisine

Special Break out Events
Centerprise Literary events Sept-Oct 2009

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th October 2009 Time: 10am-6pm
3rd Annual International Black Literature Festival and Book Fair @ Ocean, 270 Mare Street, Hackney, London E8 2NS
Tribute to Ivan Van Sertima - A lecture by Wayne B. Chandler with valedictory poetry by Sister Nzingha Assata