Go On Girl! Book Club Austin

October 14, 2016 Update

October Meeting

Saturday, Oct. 15th, 6-7:30pm

9550 Savannah Ridge Drive

Austin, TX

Jamien is our hostess. Her house is #20 and the gate code is 2865.

Please RSVP below!

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November Meeting

Sunday, Nov. 20th, 1-3pm

1924 Antone Street

Austin, TX

November's Bookclub Brunch will be held at Traci's place, 1924 Antone Street Austin, TX 78723. Her phone number is 678-613-6329 if you have any questions.

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Chicago, Here We Come!

Please join Go On Girl! Book Club in Chicago, June 2-4, 2017, as we host our 25th Annual Author Awards Weekend at Loews Chicago O’Hare Hotel. Register today.

Don't miss this opportunity to connect with your favorite authors and literary sisters from across the country!

Bookmark this page for the latest information, links about this event, and for things to see and do while you're in town.

Friday, June 2, 2017

  • Registration
  • Chicago Tour
  • Executive Committee Meeting
  • Board Meeting
  • Mixer

Saturday, June 3, 2017

  • Morning Wellness Retreat
  • Membership Meeting/breakfast
  • Awards Dinner
  • Author Book signing/photo op

Sunday, June 4, 2017

  • Morning Wellness Retreat
  • Phenomenal Woman Farewell Breakfast

Go On Girl! Book Club Mission Statement

To expand the members' personal literary experience by:
  • Reading quality works written by authors of Black African descent
  • Reading a selection of titles that vary in genre from new and classic fiction to science-fiction/fantasy and mystery to social commentary and history to autobiographies/biographies

To encourage responsible writing and publishing of literature written by people of Black African descent by:

  • Providing book reviews and letters of encouragement to authors and publishers
  • Presenting recognition awards for outstanding literary works
  • Purchasing books preferably from African-American booksellers
  • Supporting literary events
  • Making group investments towards worthy literary endeavors

To provide an open forum for the exchange of ideas and opinions by:

  • Having monthly book discussions
  • Networking with other book clubs and literary organizations

To expose the Black African Diaspora to literature written by people of Black African descent by:

  • Sponsoring Junior Go On Girl! book clubs for young girls
  • Hosting/sponsoring literary events on our own or jointly with other organizations and institutions
  • Sponsoring/supporting Community Literacy Projects

To strengthen the world community's recognition of literature written by people of Black African descent by:

  • Partnering with media outlets to showcase Go On Girl! book selections, discussions, and events in print, radio and television
  • Maintaining a comprehensive website that features the complete list of Go On Girl! book selections and award winning authors