Writers visit F.R.E.S.H to network with fellow authors, meet with readers and fans, and sell books. There’s something for every reader’s indulgence.
Donna M. Gray-Banks, the Founder and Director of the F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival (Fiction, Romance, Erotica, Spiritual and Health), promises an awesome lineup of authors, ghostwriters, and publishers! With legendary authors like Janis Kearney, Personal Diarist for Former President Bill Clinton and new authors like Stan Harrison releasing their books, F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival will be the place for “Literacy Renewed.”
Attendee registration is still open! Don’t miss the F.R.E.S.H. Community Film Festival that kicks things off at the Peabody on January 6, 2022. Follow that up with two glorious days of authors, books, workshops, and more!
F.R.E.S.H. Book Festival is one of the largest book festivals for minority and indie self-published authors in Florida. The Festival began in 2011, and the City of Daytona Beach, Florida, began sponsorship of the Festival in 2012.
Donna Gray-Banks is the author of a highly successful suspense erotic trilogy, Ila’s Diamonds I, II, and III, and is currently working on her fourth novel The House That Jack Built. Donna is a guest columnist for Blackmeninamerica.com, the Daytona Times newspaper, and is a book broker.
Gray-Banks is also the Executive Director of the Midtown Community Development Corporation in Daytona Beach, Florida, and is the host of a weekly zoom-cast Zoom In On A F.R.E.S.H. Conversation Monday nights from 8-9 p.m. where she features Black authors and entrepreneurs.