2017 CityLit Festival

14th Annual Celebration of the Literary Arts in Baltimore

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Award-winning author Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

A Full Day of Free Activities! Get more info here.

Saturday, April 29
10 am – 4 pm
University of Baltimore
William H. Thumel Sr. Business Center 11 W. Mount Royal Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21201

Featuring Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie *
Appearing at the John and Frances Angelos Law Center

Other artists, sessions and activities include:

  • Novelists John Gregory and Carrie Brown and poet Molly McCully Brown
  • 90-minute Master Class ($10)
  • Writing Identity: Susan Muaddi Darraj, Mejdulene Shomali and Eman Quotah
  • Sociologists Stefanie DeLuca & Susan Clampet- Lundquist: Coming of Age in The Other America
  • Legends & Lore: Building a Paranormal / Urban Fantasy World, by HallowRead
  • Writer as Activist: Tariq Touré, Kevin Shird, Saida Agostini and Nancy Lewin
  • Writers Resist Baltimore: Voices United with Linda Joy Burke, Mejdulene B. Shomali, Rienne Jahnai Scott, Ann Bracken, Jamesha Caldwell, Joey Reisberg and Erica Blount Danois
  • A literary marketplace

…and more!

I’m hosting a panel:

Raising Our Voices: Womanist & Feminist Writers Speak
Andria Nacina Cole, Elizabeth Hazen, Hannah Sawyerr and Bilphena Yahwon, moderated by Willona Sloan
A reading and panel discussion featuring powerful womanist and feminist writers who will address issues of cultural identity, healing and self-love, and discuss their efforts to empower young women and girls in our community.

For more info or to register for a Critique Session or the Master Class, visit http://www.citylitproject.org
* Advance Registration Requested for Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. Free Tickets available on CityLit site and Eventbrite. General Seating. First come, first serve.

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