Wednesday, September 24, 2008

Baltimore Book Festival

The 13th Annual Baltimore Book Festival, which is the mid-Atlantic's premier celebration of the literary arts, will be held Sept 26th-Sept 28th at the Historic Mount Vernon Place centered on the 600 block of North Charles Street.

The book festival organizer will feature a "crafts corridor" that will inspire children's interest in arts through many free hands-on projects! The Children’s Book Store Stage, featuring many well known children’s book writer, The Story Book parade, featuring costumed characters Hedgie, Curious George, and Clifford the Big Red Dog.

The event is free to the public and is featuring both nationally known and local authors including: Dr. Cornel West, Naomi Wolf, Walter Moseley, Congresswomen Linda and Loretta Sanchez, Iyanla Vanzant, Daniel Mark Epstein and Omar Tyree. It will also have poetry readings, children's activities, cookbook demonstrations by chefs such as Martin Yan, George Duran and The Hearty Boys, live music and more than 100 exhibitors and book sellers.

More information here.

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