2016 Schedule

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Book Festival Archives - 2010 - 2015

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2012 Book Festival Author

Author Biography

Fabu, a gifted poet, is a graduate of the University of Wisconsin—Madison with one Master’s in African Languages and Literature and another Master’s in Afro-American Studies.  She serves the Madison community as a literary artist and educator.  She is passionate about the ability of each child to learn and has designed innovative curriculum to strengthen the learning abilities of African American children. As a literary artist, she creates and shares poetry reflecting her life spent in Memphis, Tennessee, Nairobi, Kenya and Madison, Wisconsin.

Her enchanting original and unique stories are most often from the perspective of women, children and African Americans. She is multicultural in perspective and encourages writing in many languages. She is wildly creative which draws the best out of her audiences. This combination of a creative and scholastic background makes her an exceptional poet and storyteller. Her poetry has appeared in Callaloo, Black Books Bulletin, The Wisconsin Academy Review, UMOJA magazine, Rosebud Magazine, The Madison Times, and The Capital City Hues. She is also a guest columnist for The Capital Times newspaper. She has a published chapbook, In Our Own Tongues.

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Atlas Coffee Mill

Big thanks go to Atlas Coffee Mill for hosting monthly meetings for the Fox Cities Book Festival Board! We appreciate your support of the Festival and just can't thank you enough for providing a welcoming meeting space for us to plan and dream.