Your Baltimore Book Festival Daily Download
for Sunday, September 25
Here's what you can't miss  at  the  Baltimore Book Festival Today...
  • 12-1PM: Allison & Matt Robicelli, "Robicelli's: A Love Story, with Cupcakes: With 50 Decidedly Grown-Up Recipes" at the Food for Thought Stage 
    The ultimate guide to gourmet cupcakes, featuring grown-up flavors (figs! whiskey! fried chicken!) and the delicious story of a family saved by a love of sweets.

  • 12-1PM: Carl Hiaasen, "Razor Girl" at the Literary Salon 
    The best selling author of Bad Monkey, Star Island, Nature Girl, Skinny Dip, Sick Puppy, and Lucky You reads from his newest novel. 

  • 1-2PM: Stefany Shaheen, "Elle & Coach"at the Inner Harbor Stage presented by Towson University
    Elle and Coach is the endearing true story of a Type-A mom struggling to care for a daughter who has Type 1 diabetes–and the incredible service dog who changes their lives for the better. 

  • 2-3PM: Lit & Art at the CityLit Stage
    Lit & Art Reading Series features artists who represent various literary genres combined with visual art. CityLit Stage's Edition of Lit & Art features Barbara DeCesare, Eric D. Goodman Aaron Henkin, Nitin Jagdish, Jennifer Miller, Manzar Rassouli, Charles Rammelkamp, and Sally Whitney.

  • 3-4PM: Luvvie Ajayi, "I'm Judging You: The Do-Better Manual" at the Literary Salon
    A thirteen-year blogging veteran, Luvvie Ajayi is the voice behind Awesomely Luvvie, the respected entertainment and humor blog.  Ajayi speaks on her first first book, titled, I’M JUDGING YOU: The Do Better Manual.

  • 3:30-4:30PM: The Palovations at the Music Stage Supported by WTMD

  • 4-5PM: Beyond Game of Thrones at the Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage
    Everyone is waiting for the next George RR Martin book, but there are plenty of other authors talking politics and intrigue in fantasy (and science fiction!) 

  • 5-6PM: D. Watkins in Conversation with Lawrence Burney at the Red Emma's Radical Bookfair Pavilion 
    The author of the bestselling Baltimore coming of age memoir The Cook Up and The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black in America is joined by Lawrence Burney, creator of the essential Baltimore music and culture magazine True Laurels for a conversation on art and resistance in the midst of urban crisis.
Today is National Comic Book Day!
In honor of National Comic Book Day, the Geppi's Entertainment Museum Comic Pavilion is giving away free comics Sunday, September 25! (While supplies last) Stop by the Comic Pavilion to pick up a new comic or sit in on panels like the Art of Drawing Chibi (12-1PM), Writing for Comic Books (2-3PM) or The Art of Hero Building (4-5PM). Charles Hildebrandt from the Museum of Science Fiction in Washington DC speaks from 1-2PM.
The Enoch Pratt Free Library Stage

The Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage offers a weekend full of interactive programs for the whole family, with popular local and nationally known authors of books for children and teens. Sunday features the Jewish Museum of Maryland (12-1PM), Kelly Starling Lyons, One More Dino on the Floor (1-2PM), Monica Hesse, Girl in the Blue Coat (2-3PM), Book Club for Kids tackles Bees on the Roof by Robbie Shell (5-6PM).

Today's Authors at the Tablers Tent
Get up close and personal with local authors and booksellers! Here's who will be at the Tablers Tent today at Bicentennial Plaza, in front of the Baltimore Visitor Center.
  • Amy Brooks, Stuff (First-time) Authors Need to Know...
  • Jessica Childress, The Briefcase of Juris P. Prudence
  • Sandra A Clark, A Heart 4 Kids Plus
  • Jill Collins, Surrender
  • Monique Rainford, Please God Send Me a Husband
  • Jordan Hernandez, Twin Tales: Sasha and Sophie Go to School
  • Dwight Hughes, A Confederate Biography: The Cruise of the CSS Shenandoah
  • Dawn Johnson, The Writings on the Wall for all Mankind to See & Real-Talk
  • Tracy B. Jones, Careers in STEM A to Z (Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics)
  • Thomas A Morrow, A Hero of Love and War
  • Damon Norko, The Ghost Writer
  • Jeanne Ogden, The Guardian's Playlist Trilogy
  • Basil Opurum, A Widow's Silhouette
  • Kennth Rogers, The Diary of Oliver Lee
  • Pauline Rose Moore, Gabrielle & Samantha's New Mom
  • Dana Schwartz Marron, South Baltimore Learning Center
  • Haikeem Stokes at 12, After
  • Tammy Thompson, Hope Holds You
  • Marlene Trestman, Fair Labor Lawyer
  • Elisa Tyler, Little Julian & His Toy Cars
  • Therese Van Houten, Papa's War. From the London Blitz to the Liberation of Holland
  • Jerry Weber, Fahrenheit 1600
  • Tyechia White, I Didn't Leave Because of You
  • Richard Windle, Children of the Deep 

Booksellers & Exhibitors

We love our exhibitors! The Baltimore Book Festival features  a variety of literary exhibitors, including bookstores, publishing companies, independent presses, writers’ associations and cultural organizations. Festival-goers can browse and shop for books, meet authors and learn more about Baltimore.

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