"The greatest gift is a passion for reading."

Advisory Board

NYBC Leadership

Curtis Bunn

Curtis Bunn, NYBC founder and president, has a history for creating significant literary organizations and events. In 2003, he created the National Book Club Conference, which has become among the leading annual literary gatherings in the country featuring African-American readers and authors.

Curtis, who earned a Bachelor’s of Arts in Journalism at Norfolk State University, is an award-winning journalist and best-selling author of 10 novels. Additionally, he is a former adjunct professor of journalism at Morehouse College, where he gained a true appreciation for impacting young lives.

Felita Bunn

Felita Bunn, NYBC executive director, is a marketing professional in Atlanta who has led major corporations in staff development, training and other disciplines in her extensive and accomplished corporate career.

She also is on the executive board of the Atlanta chapter of the Society for Marketing Professional Services (SMPS), serving as Director of Sponsorships.

Felita has a Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with an emphasis on Public Relations from Norfolk State University and a Masters degree in Education and Human Development from George Washington University.

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