Welcome to the Virtual Village Marketplace for the 15th National Black Writers Conference (NBWC 2020). In keeping with its continuing commitment to support Black-owned businesses, NBWC2020 has curated a small selection of artisans and entrepreneurs to share their products with you during this year’s Conference. The Vendor Marketplace has always been an attraction at the National Black Writers Conference and crafts, cultural arts and independent book vendors are a vital part of our community.


House of 40 provides fragrance handmade candles that are made with 100 percent natural soy wax and100 percent cotton wicks, infused with essential oils for an aromatic escape.

Kim Fung-Richberg 
Owner, House of 40
P | 917-407-3220
Email | kim@houseof40.com
Website| www.houseof40.com

Flourish Accessories provides collections of decorative pillows and home furnishings that are handpicked and custom designed to suit a modern and chic style with flexibility.

Sharrell Williams
Designer, Flourish Accessories LLC
P | 646-481-2108
Email| info@flourishaccessories.com
Website www.flourishaccessories.com

Natural Hydration Organic Skincare Products is a line of skincare products with a focus on promoting the importance of having healthy skin and redefine the impact skin problems.

Janelle Valencia
Owner, Natural Hydration
Email | NaturalHydration@outlook.com
Website |www.NaturalHydrationProducts.com

Marilyn Watson
Owner, Mini Moments Fragrance

MiniMoments offers a selection of spa products that include: fragrance oils, essential oils, bath and body products, whipped/scented shea butter, black soap, cultural clothing and headwraps.
Website |Mini Moments Fragrances: www.minimomentsonline.com

Yolanda Lezama-Clark children’s book Jaidyn and the King of the Brooklyn Carnival tells the tale of traditions and culture from Trinidad and other parts of the West Indies. The book educates youth on how New York City’s largest festival became a part of the borough’s history.

Yolanda Lezama-Clark
Children’s Book Author
Facebook| Yolanda Lezama-Clark
Website | N\A

The One is a Brooklyn-based outfit that creates and sells heritage-inspired, custom-made T-shirts.

Tom Holley
P | 516-343-8741
Email |Theone_413@yahoo.com
Website |N\A
For more information about ordering, please contact The One via telephone or email.

Clothing and jewelry sales support the SAVETT Christian Foundation.

Veronica Goka
Instagram| Savett Foundation
Facebook | Savett Foundation
Website | www.savettfoundation.com

Bizzy Beez Books is an independent publishing house dedicated to creating high-quality children’s books that promote literacy and positive social-emotional growth.

Vernae Bezear
Author and Founder
Email | BizzyBeezBooks.Com

iN-Hale Entertainment is a content creation and entertainment production company that develops and produces films, television, books, and events.

Website | https://www.inhaleent.com/

Ms. Williams facilitates etiquette workshops for children and young adults as well as business etiquette workshops and church etiquette seminars. She offers coaching services and advice to new writers to guide them on their path to share their gift of writing.

Linda J. Williams, M.Ed.
D/BA Etiquette & Writing Consultancy
P | 516-510-7971
Website |www.etiquetteandwritingconsultancy.com

Claudette Joy Spence offers courses and seminars in public speaking and her SustainableJoy™ workshops offers ways to improve communications skills for harmonious relationships.

Claudette Joy Spence
Founder, C Solutions
P | 718-791-0651
Website | https://csolutionsinfini.wixsite.com/sustainablejoy


Beverlyn Fray is a writer, artist, and filmmaker who also works in creative solutions, digital graphics, web design, film and video.

Beverlyn Fray Book Author
Email| Befray@gmail.com
P | 914-263-7028
Website |https://befrayww4503.myportfolio.com/

Latoya Chandler
Book Author
Instagram| _latoyachandler_
Twitter | _latoyachandler_
 Website: https://latoyachandler.net


Sabreen Jolley is a poet and author of Same Sky, Different Light.

Sabreen Jolley
Book Author and Speaker
P | 870-413-1328
Website | http://sabreenspeaksstore.bigcartel.com

Debbie Boswell is the author of House of Mirrors and Miriam’s Journey. 

Debbie Boswell
Book Author
P | 718-467-4605
Email | Craftsbygrace@msn.com
Website | debbieboswell1.com


Marion Hill is a book review blogger and the author of the novels Diondray’s Discovery, Diondray’s Journey, and Diondray’s Roundabouts.

Marion Hill
Author and Blogger
Instagram | https://www.instagram.com/marhill31/
Goodreads| https://www.goodreads.com/author/show/8202665.Marion_Hill
Website | http://Marion-hill.com/

Dale View Biscuits and Beer is a Brooklyn eatery and microbrewery with a gluten-free menu items and situated within walking distance of Prospect Park.

Christopher Gandsy
Chef and Brewer
Address | 170 Nostrand Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11225
P | 347-240-5110
Email | info@biscuitsandbeer.nyc
Website | biscuitsandbeer.nyc