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Brand Nu Words author Charisse Carney-Nunes speaks for Girl Scouts in Ft.
Largo, MD - Brand Nu Words author Charisse Carney-Nunes participates in the Capital Book-fest by hosting a seminar on Digital Books, participating in a panel on girls and self-esteem, and by reading from her children’s books Nappy & I Dream for You a World.
Washington, DC - Brand Nu Words author Charisse Carney-Nunes participates in International Literacy Day at THE ARC in Southeast, Washington , DC . She will read from her children’s books Nappy & I Dream for You a World.
New York, NY - Brand Nu Words exhibits at the Harlem Book Fair. Check back soon for details.
June 9-10, 2007
New Haven, CT - Author Charisse Carney-Nunes reads as part of the Big Read sponsored by the New Haven International Festival of Arts & Ideas.
Summer Speaking Engagements
DC State Education Agency Adult Education & Family Literacy
Norfolk, Virginia Keynote Presenter for Para-educators Academy
Jack & Jill of America Regional Luncheon Keynote Speaker.
May 31 - Jun 3/2007
New York, NY - Brand Nu Words exhibits at Book Expo America at the Jacob Javits Center. Our booth number is 240 in the African American Pavilion.
Newark, NJ - Charisse comes home to Jersey! She will join the Covenant in Action tour at Bethany Baptist Church in Newark, NJ, where she will autograph copies of her newly released book, I Dream for You a World: A Covenant for Our Children 8pm.
Fri. & Sat. 2/9-2/10/2007
Williamsburg, VA - Charisse participates in Tavis Smiley's 2007 State of the Black Union with The Jamestown Project. I Dream for You a World released!!!!
Washington, DC - Charisse appears with KaribuKIDS at the Congressional Black Caucus Foundation's Annual Legislative Conference. 11am - 1pm. Washington Convention Center, CBC Authors' Pavilion.
Washington, DC - Spoken word artist Charisse Carney-Nunes will be covered with words from her book "Songs of a Sistermom." Guests are invited to listen to and read from her body, deeply personal, yet universal concerns of motherhood in an era of change and chaos. Full exhibition blurb is listed below.
PYRAMID ATLANTIC ART CENTER, 8230 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD. 20910 Near Silver Spring Metro (Red Line). 6:30-9pm.
D A N G L I N G (as in suspension)
Atlanta, GA - Southwest Regional Branch Library, 10:15 a.m.
Atlanta, GA - Martin Luther King Jr. Branch Library, 3 p.m.
East Point, GA (Camp Creek) - Charisse appears at Barnes & Noble, 11:30 a.m.
College Park, GA, College Park Library, Time TBA
Atlanta, GA - Bankhead Courts Branch Library, Time 1 p.m.
Atlanta, GA - Adams Park Branch Library, Time 3:30 p.m.
Atlanta, GA - Charisse appears at Barnes & Noble, Morrow, GA (Southlake) for a book reading and signing. The Larry Young Morning Show on 1570 AM The Light will broadcast the Barnes & Noble book event live on site and interview the author. 11 a.m.
Atlanta, GA - Nubian Bookstore, Morrow, GA (Southlake Mall). 3 p.m.
Sat. 7/29/ 2006
Philadelphia, PA - Charisse appears at the Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. National Convention. Details TBA
Bowie, MD - KaribuKIDS!! It's a family affair! Charisse is a featured author. There will be African drumming, storytelling & more. Karibu Books, Bowie Town Center. 11am - 1pm. Click here to see the flyer!!
Bowie, MD - Allen Iverson Celebrity Softball Game!! Big Harve will be hyping the crowd of over 7000 fans!! Charisse will be promoting & selling NAPPY!! 6:30pm Click here for more info & to buy tickets!
New York , NY - Charisse goes to the 8th ANNUAL HARLEM BOOK FAIR!! Over 50,000 expected to attend!! Click here for more info!!
Washington, DC - Charisse appears at Barnes & Noble, Downtown Store at the poetry soiree
New Haven, CT - Charisse appears at the International Festival of Arts & Ideas
Washington, DC - Charisse appears at Politics & Prose Author's Reception. 7-9pm
Fri. 5/19/2006 to Sun. 5/21/2006
Washington, DC - Brand Nu Words presents NAPPY to Book Expo America!!! Stay Tuned!!
Washington, DC - Charisse will present the keynote speech to Northeast Washington DC area Girl Scouts at their annual Interfaith Service. Church of the Redeemer, 15th and Girard Streets, NE. 3-5pm
Upper Marlboro, MD - Charisse will participate in Keep Company with God's, "Tea Time With the Authors" 3rd Annual African American Women Writers Luncheon Celebrating Women's History Month 2006. Camelot of Upper Marlboro. $40 in advance. 1-5:00pm. Click here to see the flyer.
Washington, DC - Charisse reads at Shephard Elementary School. 9am.
Trenton, NJ - The College of New Jersey - Charisse will participate on a panel concerning Black hair discussing her book, Nappy, in honor of Black History Month.
New York, NY - Tune in to KISS-FM to hear Bob Pickett & James Mtume's interview Charisse on their popular Sunday Morning Talk Show as she discusses Nappy and Black History. 10 am
New York, NY - Hue-Man Bookstore & Cafe Booksigning. 3pm . Click here to see the flyer.
Newark, NJ - National Council of Negro Women - Charisse presents the keynote speech at the Harambee Breakfast of the NCNW, Section of the Oranges. "Living the Legacy: African Women With a Purpose." 9:00am. Click here to see the flyer.
Mt. Laurel, NJ - First Steps Gym Black History Month Celebration. 4:30pm. Click here to see the flyer
Newark, NJ - Charisse reads for 18th Ave. School
Brooklyn, NY - Charisse reads for PS-9 & PS-256
Maplewood, NJ - Meet Charisse at her New Jersey Book Release Party for NAPPY!! Location? Mom's house of course! 2-4pm CHILDREN ARE WELCOME! If you need directions, please email Charisse or call 973-763-0672
Newark, NJ - The Gift Box - A Winter Wonderland Festival! Come one, come all and enjoy stories of legendary ladies highlighted in Charisse's Nappy book. Details on this event are forthcoming. If you are looking to attend this, please contact Charisse via cell phone at 202-460-5168
Arlington, VA- Meet Charisse in the NSF Atrium at the NSF Employee Association Craft Fair. Book sale and signing from 11am - 3pm. 4201 Wilson Blvd.
Washington, DC- Red Beans & Rice Children's Boutique's Holiday Open House. 4710 14th Street NW, 2-5pm
Washington, DC - Washington DC Alumnae Chapter's Marketplace 10am
Bowie, MD- Meet Charisse at Karibu Books at Bowie Towne Center. 2pm
Hyattsville, MD- Meet Charisse at Karibu Books at the Mall at Prince Georges. 6pm
Washington, DC - Charisse reads at the Literary Expo of the Federal City Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta featuring Nikki Giovanni! Ms. Giovanni will present her new children's book, Rosa, based on the life of the late Rosa Parks. The expo will also include several other authors including children's book authors Charisse Carney-Nunes and Adrienne Lance Lucas. The event, which will include door prizes a reception and booksignings, will be held at American University's Kay Spiritual Life Center, 4400 Massachusetts Ave., NW and is free and fun for all ages. See the flyer!
Join Washington, DC based author & poet Charisse Carney-Nunes and 2006 Cherry Blossom Festival Art Competition Winner & illustrator, Ann Williams, in celebrating the release of Nappy (ISBN: 978-0-9748142-1-6 Brand Nu Words 2006), a humorous and delightfully illustrated children's hardback based on the poem of the same title with a book release party to include a special tribute to Civil Rights icon, Rosa Parks, who died last week. Parks is one of ten African-American women featured in the book. The celebration, which will be held at the historic Thurgood Marshall Center for Service, 1816 12th Street, NW, Washington, DC, will include free and fun activities for children, including storytelling, moon bouncing, and face painting.
Contact 202-387-1314/202-460-5168 or www.BrandNuWords.com for more info!
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