Event Policy

COVID Policy

An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. By attending Black Romance Book Fest, you voluntarily assume all risks related to exposure and agree to adhere to all health guidelines set by the event team.

Harassment Policy

Black Romance Book Fest has a zero tolerance policy for harassment of any kind. Our policy applies to everyone involved—attendees, authors, staff, volunteers, and exhibitors. If you experience or witness harassment, please report it to festival staff or security immediately. We are committed to creating a safe, inclusive, and welcoming environment for all.

Zero Toleration Policy

  • Verbal comments or actions that are offensive or intimidating.
  • Unwelcome physical contact or sexual attention.
  • Non-consensual photography or recording.
  • Sustained disruption of talks or other events.
  • Advocating for, or encouraging, any of the above behavior.

Enforcement

If anyone engages in harassing behavior, event staff retain the right to take any actions necessary to keep the event a welcoming environment for all participants. This includes expelling offenders from the festival with no refund. If you are being harassed, notice someone else being harassed, or have any concerns, please contact a member of festival staff immediately.

Refunds

We understand that plans can change. If you find yourself unable to attend the festival after purchasing your ticket, we offer a refund up to 90 days (March 1, 2025) before the event start date. To request a refund, please contact our support team at contact@blackromancebookfest.com with your ticket details. Please note that after this period, we are unable to offer refunds, but you may transfer your ticket to another attendee. For more information on ticket transfers, please visit our FAQ section or contact us directly.

This policy is designed to provide flexibility while ensuring that we can effectively manage event logistics and planning. Thank you for understanding, and we look forward to celebrating with you!

Privacy Policy

Your privacy is crucial to us. Information collected during registration is used solely for the purpose of running the event and will not be sold to third parties. For more details on our privacy practices, visit our Privacy Policy page.