Date: October 16 – 23, 2005
Ship: The Carnival Cruise Ship “PRIDE”
Ports: Long Beach, CA – Puerto Vallarta, Mexico – Mazatlan, Mexico – and Cabo San Lucas, Mexico


Shermain Renee’ (Sister Friend Book Club, Houston, TX)
–  6 years Perfect Attendance!

Nakia Shelton (Dallas, TX)
Winner of the 2005 Black Expressions AABCS Cruise Give-a-way!

Stefanie Preston (Brooklyn, NY)
2005 AABCS Short Story Contest Winner (Bittersweet)

Lydell Jackson ( Cover Art (Seated Repose)