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March 2016

Coral Springs High School – Speaking Engagement

March 14, 2016
Christine A. Platt

I look forward to discussing The Truth About Awiti with students and faculty at Coral Springs High School!

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April 2016

Black Girls Rock!

April 2, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 11:55 pm EDT

I am beyond excited to attend and support Black Girls Rock! All of the honorees are inspiring and full of ‪#‎blackgirlmagic‬. 2016 marks 10 years of @blackgirlsrock celebrating the beauty, brilliance and of Black women and girls. The show will air April 6 at 8pm on BET. Be sure to tune in!

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14th Annual Annapolis Book Festival

April 16, 2016
The Key School, 534 Hillsmere Drive
Annapolis, MD 21403 United States
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Christine A. Platt

I am excited to serve on the Authors Committee at the Annapolis Book Festival! Now in its fourteenth year, the Annapolis Book Festival has become one of the premier community events in the region. Last year more than 3,000 people attended this free community Festival that celebrates the beauty, power, passion, and excitement of the written word. The Annapolis Book Festival brings nationally renowned authors to The Key School in Annapolis, Maryland, to discuss their books and the craft of…

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June 2016

Fabulosity at Sea – Speaking Engagement

June 17, 2016 - June 20, 2016
This is a private event Washington, DC United States
Christine A. Platt

A cruise to the Bahamas? Yes please! Fabulosity at Sea sets sail on June 17, 2016 and I look forward to speaking with attendees! Hello Caribbean!

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July 2016

The Harlem Book Fair

July 16, 2016
Schomburg Center, 515 Lenox Avenue
Harlem, NY United States
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Christine A. Platt

This will be my second year attending The Harlem Book Fair, the United State’s largest African-American book fair and the nation’s flagship Black literary event. Held annually in Harlem, NY, the Harlem Book Fair features exhibition booths, panel discussions, book sales, and workshops. Notable participating authors have included Maya Angelou, Cornel West, Sonia Sanchez, Amiri Baraka, Walter Mosley, Terry McMillan, Touré, Farai Chideya, Stanley Crouch, Nelson George, and Mark Anthony Neal. 

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September 2016

12th Annual Cavalcade of Authors – Participating Author

September 30, 2016 - October 2, 2016
Christine A. Platt

The 12th Annual Cavalcade of Authors Tour in Chicago is taking it back to the 1920s. Begin the weekend with the Welcome to the Cotton Club formal dinner in the Palladium Room in the fabulous Hotel Allegro, situated in the heart of downtown Chicago. Start Saturday with brunch at the Grand Lux Café on the Magnificent Mile, and then follow that with a shopping excursion to Premium Outlet of Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin. Later, come dressed up as your favorite character from Harlem Nights for the main…

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September 2019

Multicultural Books & Brunch

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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The Multicultural Books and Brunch event annually highlights the literary contributions of AU authors of color. This is a great opportunity for alumni, students, and the community at-large to engage in thoughtful conversation surrounding their accomplished pieces, and how AU contributed to their journey.

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