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September 2019

Multicultural Books & Brunch

September 14 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
American University, 4400 Massachusetts Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20016 United States
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The Multicultural Books and Brunch event annually highlights the literary contributions of AU authors of color. This is a great opportunity for alumni, students, and the community at-large to engage in thoughtful conversation surrounding their accomplished pieces, and how AU contributed to their journey.

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October 2019

Meet & Greet at Mahogany Books DC

October 12 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm EDT
mahogany books, 1231 Good Hope Rd SE,
Washington, DC 20020
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MahoganyBooks welcomes DC resident, social justice advocate, and author Christine Platt for a Meet & Greet book signing showcasing her Ana & Andrew children's book series. "A believer in the power of storytelling as a tool for social change, Christine’s work centers on teaching diversity, equity, and inclusion through culturally-responsive literature for people of all ages." Platt's series spans four books featuring characters "Ana & Andrew who are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents,…

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November 2019

Literature & Light Unite

November 2
Baltimore Inner Harbor

Illuminating Baltimore with literature and ideas during the day and world-class light art and performances at night, the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) announces that it is uniting two of its marquee events: Baltimore Book Festival and Light City. The two events come together as one spectacular festival from Friday, November 1-Sunday, November 10, 2019 to create ten days of a one-of-a-kind international event at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. “Uniting the Baltimore Book Festival and Light City provides benefits artistically, operationally and financially for BOPA and…

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Well-Read Black Girl Festival

November 2 - November 3
Weeksville Heritage Center, 158 Buffalo Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11213 United States
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The annual literary celebration will bring together Black women writers & readers for a full day of panels, workshops, and editor roundtables. This year boasts appearances by authors Jacqueline Woodson, Elizabeth Acevedo, Erica Armstrong Dunbar, Saidiya Hartman, DaMaris Hill, Kalisha Buckhanon, Mahogany Browne, Rachel Cargle, Nic Stone, Dhonielle Clayton and more. This year we've added an additional day dedicated to families. Bring your little ones & pre-teens for storytelling, author readings, and craft workshops. Full festival line-up announced Sept. 27th. Follow Instagram for updates! @wellreadblackgirl

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November 8
The Paramount Theatre, 215 East Main Street
Charlottesville, VA 22902
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In the spirit of ideas worth spreading, TEDx is a program of local, self-organized events that bring people together to share a TED-like experience. At a TEDx event, TEDTalks video and live speakers combine to spark deep discussion and connection in a small group. These local, self-organized events are branded TEDx, where x=independently organized TED event. TED provides the rules and guidelines, but TEDxCharlottesville is independently organized and executed. Since 2013, TEDxCharlottesvile has participated in the TEDx mission to bring…

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Children’s Book Guild Lecture Series

November 14 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm EST
Busboys & Poets, 450 K Street NW
Washington, DC
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A professional organization of authors, illustrators and children's literature specialists promoting high standards in children's literature since 1945. Monthly lectures include lunch at Busboys and Poets, 450 K St., NW, Washington, DC Time: 11:30 a.m. Doors Open; 12-1 CBG Announcements & Lunch; 1-2 Program Presentation $25 per person by check or cash, $26 on line via PayPal Register Here

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Meet & Greet at East City Bookshop

November 16 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
East City Bookshop, 645 Pennsylvania Avenue #100
Washington, DC 20003
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Join us at East City Bookshop for a reading, discussion, and book signing for the children's series, Ana & Andrew. Ana & Andrew are always on an adventure! They live in Washington, DC with their parents, but with family in Savannah, Georgia and Trinidad, there’s always something exciting and new to learn about African American history and culture. This series includes A Day at the Museum, Dancing at Carnival, Summer in Savannah, and A Snowy Day. Aligned to Common Core…

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