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The Baltimore Book Festival features hundreds of authors speaking on 11 stages throughout the festival!

2017 Presenting Authors


Chantel Acevedo
Chantel Acevedo

The Living Infinite

Location: Literary Salon

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Chitra Agrawal
Chitra Agrawal

Vibrant India: Fresh Vegetarian Recipes from Bangalore to Brooklyn

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Rahne Alexander
Rahne Alexander

Moderator, Donna Kaz

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Devin Allen
Devin Allen

A Beautiful Ghetto

Location: CityLit Stage & Radical Books Pavilion


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Patricia Altschul
Patricia Altschul

The Art Of Southern Charm

Location: Literary Salon


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Rafael Alvarez
Rafael Alvarez

Basilio Boullosa Stars in the Fountain of Highlandtown

Location: CityLit Stage, The Ivy Bookshop Stage

Cynthia Bond
Cynthia Bond

Ruby

Location: CityLit Stage

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Barbara Bourland
Barbara Bourland

I'll Eat When I'm Dead

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Sam Calagione
Sam Calagione

Project Extreme Brewing: An Enthusiast’s Guide To Extreme Brewing At Home

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Ada Calhoun
Ada Calhoun

Wedding Toasts I'll Never Give

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Asia McClain Chapman
Asia McClain Chapman

Confessions of a Serial Alibi

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Rabia Chaudry
Rabia Chaudry

Adnan's Story: The Search for Justice for Adnan Syed

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Deborah Davis
Deborah Davis

The Trip: Andy Warhol's Plastic-Fantastic Cross-Country Adventure

Location: Literary Salon


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Lara Elena Donnelly
Lara Elena Donnelly

Amberlough

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage

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Kerry Dunnington
Kerry Dunnington

The Seasonal Kitchen: Farm-Fresh Ingredients Enhance 165 Recipes

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Michael Eric Dyson
Michael Eric Dyson

Tears We Cannot Stop: A Sermon to White America

Location: Literary Salon

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Riley Edgewood
Riley Edgewood

Truth & Temptation

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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John Eisenberg
John Eisenberg

The Streak: Lou Gehrig, Cal Ripken Jr., and Baseball's Most Historic Record

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Will Englund
Will Englund

March 1917: On the Brink of War and Revolution

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Santiago Gamboa
Santiago Gamboa

Return to the Dark Valley

Location: Literary Salon

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Virginia Hanlon Grohl
Virginia Hanlon Grohl

From Cradle To Stage: Stories From The Mothers Who Rocked And Raised Rock Stars

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Stephen Hunter
Stephen Hunter

G-Man

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

McKay Jenkins
McKay Jenkins

Food Fight: GMOs and the Future of the American Diet

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Dan Jones
Dan Jones

The Templars

Location: Literary Salon

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Laura Kaye
Laura Kaye

America's First Daughter, Ride Rough

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Donna Kaz
Donna Kaz

UN/MASKED, Memoirs of a Guerrilla Girl On Tour

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Alice McDermott
Alice McDermott

The Ninth Hour

Location: Literary Salon

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Leland Melvin
Leland Melvin

Chasing Space

Location: Literary Salon

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Sam J. Miller
Sam J. Miller

The Art of Starving

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Tim Murphy
Tim Murphy

Christodora

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

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Eileen Myles
Eileen Myles

Afterglow (a dog memoir)

Location: Literary Salon

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Joan Nathan
Joan Nathan

King Solomon’s Table: a Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Shaun O’Neale
Shaun O’Neale

My Modern American Table

Location: Food For Thought Stage


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Malka Older
Malka Older

Null States

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage & Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage

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Lynne Olson
Lynne Olson

Last Hope Island

Location: Literary Salon

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Steven Raichlen
Steven Raichlen

BARBECUE SAUCES, RUBS, AND MARINADES Bastes, Butters, and Glazes, Too

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Jason Reynolds
Jason Reynolds

Patina

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Erin Roberts
Erin Roberts

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Maya Rodale
Maya Rodale

Lady Claire Is All That/It’s Hard Out Here For A Duke

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Michael Ruhlman
Michael Ruhlman

Grocery: On Buying And Selling Food In America

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Katie Sampayo
Katie Sampayo

Eat to Thrive: The Anti-Diet Cookbook

Location: Food for Thought Stage

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Lawrence M. Schoen
Lawrence M. Schoen

Barsk: The Elephants' Graveyard

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage

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Barton Seaver
Barton Seaver

American Seafood

Location: Food for Thought Stage

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Kevin Shird
Kevin Shird

Uprising In The City

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Joanna Shupe
Joanna Shupe

Mogul

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Mia Sosa
Mia Sosa

Acting on Impulse

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Libbie Summers
Libbie Summers

Sweet & Vicious: Baking with Attitude

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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Amy Sutherland
Amy Sutherland

Kicked, Bitten and Scratched and Rescuing Penny Jane

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Samantha Thornhill
Samantha Thornhill

Location: CityLit Stage

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Anne Tibbets
Anne Tibbets

Extinction Biome: Invasion

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Lily Tuck
Lily Tuck

Sisters

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage


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Quentin Vennie
Quentin Vennie

Strong in the Broken Places: A Memoir of Addiction and Redemption through Wellness

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Laura Ward
Laura Ward

Someday Soon

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Carole Boston Weatherford
Carole Boston Weatherford

Schomburg

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Jasinda Wilder
Jasinda Wilder

Big Girls Do It Running

Location: Literary Salon

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Jung Yun
Jung Yun

Shelter

Location: CityLit Stage

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D.H. Aire

Highmage's Plight

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Stoni Alexander
Stoni Alexander

The Mitus Touch

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Michele Arris
Michele Arris

Devil's Deal

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Katharine Ashe
Katharine Ashe

The Earl: A Devil's Duke Novel

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Xio Axelrod
Xio Axelrod

Camden

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Kate Baker
Kate Baker

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Isabel Bandeira
Isabel Bandeira

Dramatically Ever After

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Anatoly Belilovsky
Anatoly Belilovsky

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Jamaila Brinkley
Jamaila Brinkley

Witch's Stone

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Andie Christopher
Andie Christopher

Break of Day: One Night in South Beach

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Gwendolyn Clare
Gwendolyn Clare

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Jack Clemons
Jack Clemons

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Ric Cottom
Ric Cottom

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Robin Covington
Robin Covington

Third

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Matthew Crenson
Matthew Crenson

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Jennifer Keats Curtis
Jennifer Keats Curtis

Turtles in My Sandbox

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Susan Muaddi Darraj
Susan Muaddi Darraj

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Amy Davis
Amy Davis

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

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Carrie DiRisio

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Tom Doyle
Tom Doyle

War and Craft

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Pintip Dunn
Pintip Dunn

Forget Tomorrow

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage


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Emily Duvall
Emily Duvall

Cut

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Meg Eden
Meg Eden

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Pamela Ferguson
Pamela Ferguson

Wings of Love

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Jaime Fountaine
Jaime Fountaine

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Quincey Gamble
Quincey Gamble

Moderator, Michael Eric Dyson

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Craig Laurance Gidney

Skin Deep Magic

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Adam Gidwitz
Adam Gidwitz

The Inquisitor’s Tale: Or, The Three Magical Children and Their Holy Dog

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Carolyn Ives Gilman
Carolyn Ives Gilman

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

Tracy Gold
Tracy Gold

Hollow Tree

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Gary Golio
Gary Golio

Strange Fruit: Billy Holiday and the Power of a Protest Song

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Jeremy M. Gottwig
Jeremy M. Gottwig

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Andrew Grey
Andrew Grey

Heart Unseen

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Donna Hemans
Donna Hemans

Location: CityLit Stage

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Kosoko Jackson
Kosoko Jackson

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America


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Alexa Jacobs
Alexa Jacobs

The Dreamer

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Devin K
Devin K

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Brigid Kemmerer
Brigid Kemmerer

Letters to the Lost

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Hena Khan
Hena Khan

Amina’s Voice

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Eugenia Kim
Eugenia Kim

Location: CityLit Stage

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Marianne Kirby
Marianne Kirby

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Jamie Lackey
Jamie Lackey

Left-Hand Gods

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage

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Terri E. Laine
Terri E. Laine

Catching Fireflies

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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This is LEA
This is LEA

Location: CityLit Stage

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Paul Levinson
Paul Levinson

Loose Ends

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Tracey Livesay
Tracey Livesay

Love Will Always Remember, Along Came Love, Love on my Mind

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Kathy MacMillan
Kathy MacMillan

Sword and Verse

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Kelly Maher
Kelly Maher

The Bridesmaid & the Hurricane

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Alia Malek
Alia Malek

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Michele Mannon

Knock Out

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Christine Manzari
Christine Manzari

Hitched

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Arkady Martine
Arkady Martine

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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James Han Mattson
James Han Mattson

Location: CityLit Stage

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Patrick E. McGovern
Patrick E. McGovern

Ancient Brews: Rediscovered & Re-created

Location: Food For Thought Stage

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John E. McIntyre
John E. McIntyre

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Jen Michalski
Jen Michalski

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Harper Miller
Harper Miller

The Sweetest Taboo

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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David Mills
David Mills

Location: CityLit Stage

Sunny Moraine
Sunny Moraine

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Ilana C. Myer
Ilana C. Myer

Last Song Before Night

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Elodie Nowodazkij
Elodie Nowodazkij

See Me, See Me Not

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Jahiti of Brown FISH
Jahiti of Brown FISH

Location: CityLit Stage

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CP Patrick
CP Patrick

The Truth About Awiti

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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L. Penelope
L. Penelope

Angelborn

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Sarah Pinsker
Sarah Pinsker

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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L.V. Pires
L.V. Pires

Extension

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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La Quette
La Quette

His True Strength

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Diana Quincy
Diana Quincy

Murder in Mayfair

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Michelle Ray
Michelle Ray

Falling for Hamlet

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Jared Reck
Jared Reck

A Short History of the Girl Next Door

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Susanna Reich
Susanna Reich

Stand Up and Sing!

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Anne Renwick
Anne Renwick

The Golden Spider

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Sharon Huss Roat
Sharon Huss Roat

How to Disappear

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Allison Robicelli

111 Things in Baltimore You Must See

Location: Inner Harbor Stage

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Red Rohl
Red Rohl

Heavy Sketches Volume III

Location: Charm City Comics Pavilion

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Christopher Mark Rose
Christopher Mark Rose

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Deborah Rudacille
Deborah Rudacille

Location: CityLit Stage

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Justin Sanders
Justin Sanders

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

JB Schroeder
JB Schroeder

Uncovered

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Vivian Shaw
Vivian Shaw

Strange Practice

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America Stage

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Laura Shovan
Laura Shovan

The Last Fifth Grade of Emerson Elementary

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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Jon Skovron
Jon Skovron

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Ronald L. Smith
Ronald L. Smith

The Mesmerist

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Rosemary Claire Smith
Rosemary Claire Smith

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Bud Sparhawk

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Javaka Steptoe
Javaka Steptoe

Radiant Child

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children’s Stage

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A Revolutionary Summer participants
A Revolutionary Summer participants

Location: CityLit Stage

Sarah Sweeney
Sarah Sweeney

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

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K.M. Szpara
K.M. Szpara

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Mary K. Tilghman
Mary K. Tilghman

Divided Loyalities

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Michael R. Underwood
Michael R. Underwood

Genrenauts series

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Melinda Valentine
Melinda Valentine

Fear Inc.

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Irene Vartanoff
Irene Vartanoff

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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M.C. Vaughan
M.C. Vaughan

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Ruth Vincent
Ruth Vincent

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Misty D. Waters
Misty D. Waters

Gemini's Edge, Checking Yes

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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E. Elizabeth Watson
E. Elizabeth Watson

An Earl for the Archeress

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Renée Watson
Renée Watson

Piecing Me Together

Location: Enoch Pratt Free Library Children's Stage

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Fran Wilde
Fran Wilde

Location: Science Fiction and Fantasy Writers of America

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Marion Winik
Marion Winik

Location: Ivy Bookshop Stage

Rebecca York
Rebecca York

Preying Game

Location: Maryland Romance Writers Stage

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Plan Your Visit

When:
Sept 22-24, 2017
Fri - Sun: 11am - 7pm
Where:
Baltimore Inner Harbor

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