Event FAQs

Black Romance Book Fest

The Black Romance Book Fest is a celebration of Black Romance literature. It is a 2-day celebration that amplifies and honors the diverse narratives within Black romance. The Fest includes panel discussions, book signings, and social events aimed at fostering understanding and appreciation of Black voices in romance lit.

The Black Romance Book Fest will be held from May 30 to June 1, 2025 at the JW Marriott Buckhead in Atlanta, GA.

Anyone who enjoys reading Black Romance, including readers, authors, publishers, media & press, and anyone who supports diversity and representation in literature

Tickets

Tickets can be purchased by selecting ticket in the menu or on the Tickets page. Once you review the offerings proceed to our ticketing processer to register for the event.

We offer several pass types, including 1-Day Passes, 2-Day Pass, and an All Access Pass. Detailed information about what each ticket includes can be found here.

Yes, refunds are available up to March 1, 2025, 90 days, prior to the event start date. If you would like a refund or to transfer your ticket to another attendee, please contact our support team for assistance.

Hotel and Accommodations

Yes, we have partnered with JW Marriott Buckhead to provide attendees with special room rates. Please visit our Hotel and Accommodations page on our website for more information and to book your stay.

While our website links to hotel booking options, hotel reservations need to be made separately from your event ticket purchase.

We understand the concern for safety, especially given recent events and issues across the country. However, we are taking full precautions to protect the safety and well-being of all attendees. All event activities will take place in one location, ensuring an all-inclusive environment, and the JW Marriott has provided 24-hour security on the premises.

General Event Information

We recommend bringing any books you would like signed, money for on-site food options, money for bookstore to support new authors, and a government-issued ID for registration. Comfortable clothing and shoes are advised.

Yes, the venue is fully accessible for people with disabilities. If you have specific accessibility needs, please contact us in advance so we can accommodate you.

Activities

Activities include panel discussions, author signings, a vendor marketplace, and evening entertainment like dances and comedy shows.

Yes, many authors will be participating in panel discussions, book signings, and some social events.

Policies

The Black Romance Book Fest has a zero-tolerance policy for harassment of any kind. Anyone found harassing another participant will be asked to leave the festival.

Photography and recording are allowed but may be restricted in certain areas or during certain sessions as requested by speakers or authors.

We will not provide food or drinks to individual guests, but we will have finger food stations throughout the event, and there are numerous dining options are available within walking distance of the venue, including Lennox Mall food court and restaurants

Yes, we welcome volunteers! Please visit our Get Involved section on our website to find out more about volunteer opportunities.

Yes, a complete schedule will be posted on our website closer to the event date. Keep an eye on our website and social media for updates.