Charleston’s Black Ink Festival welcomes best-selling novelist Beverly Jenkins

CHARLESTON, S.C. (Lowcountry Weekend) - The 6th annual Black Ink: A Charleston African American Book Festival will return Jan. 13-15 as a virtual event. The three-day festival is free to the public and features dozens of African American authors, plus workshops for writers and programs for readers.

Black Ink has also announced best-selling romance novelist Beverly Jenkins as keynote speaker for their 2022 event.

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Jenkins is the recipient of the 2017 Romance Writers of America Nora Roberts Lifetime Achievement Award, the 2016 Romantic Times Reviewers’ Choice Award for historical romance and has been nominated for the NAACP Image Award in Literature.

The Black Ink Festival is hosted by the Charleston Friends of the Library in partnership with the Charleston County Public Library and the College of Charleston’s Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture.

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