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CityLit Stage








Each Fall, CityLit presents programs on one of the main stages at the weekend-long, outdoor Baltimore Book Festival. Poetry readings, authors signings, and music have showcased the best of Baltimore’s literary community, as well as authors from around the country, award-winning journalists, panels, and other entertainment. 

See our schedule below, click here to download a bookmark,

or click here to download a full booklet of sessions and authors.






2018 CityLit Stage Schedule

Friday, September 28, 2018


NOON - 2:00 PM
FREE FRIDAY FEEDBACK
Thirty-minutes. Five double-spaced pages of fiction, nonfiction, poetry, scripts.
Register at Festival opening.
Laura Ballou, scripts
Chelsea Lemon Fetzer, poetry, fiction, nonfiction
Lalita Noronha, editor for Baltimore Review
Tyrese Coleman, editor for SmokeLong Quarterly
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5:30 PM
TALES OF MYSTERY & MURDER
with Danielle Evans, Rion Amlicar Scott, and Erica Wright
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6:30 PM
FEATURED MUSICAL ARTIST: DYYO LIVE!
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Saturday, September 29, 2018

12:00 PM
NEW RELEASES

Marion Winik as curator with Evan Balkan, Victoria Kennedy, Heather Huddleston and Anthony Moll
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1:00 PM
WHERE ARE ALL THE ASIAN BEACH READS?

Eliza Romero with Dr. Tamara Bhalla, Sunny J. Reed, Vanessa Ulrich, and Keith Chow
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2:30 PM
FEATURED ARTIST: INCARCERATION / A BOUND WOMAN
DaMaris Hill, Bilphena Yahwon with Lisa Snowden-McCray moderating
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3:30 PM
FEATURED ARTIST: SHE WOULD BE KING

Wayétu Moore in conversation with Angela Carroll
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4:30 PM
A FAMILY AFFAIR: ON PARENTS, PARENTING, SIBLINGS, & CHILDHOOD
Johns Hopkins University MA in Writing Students with Karen Houppert
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5:30 PM
FEATURED MUSICAL ARTIST:
CHRISTEN B.

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6:00 PM
INTRODUCING WRITERS WHO DESERVE THEIR OWN LIGHT

with Mason Jar Press presenting Tyrese Coleman, Eclectic PR presenting Shakira Rayann, and Baltimore Review presenting Jake Weber
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Sunday, September 30, 2018

NOON
A REVOLUTIONARY SUMMER

Andria Nacina Cole and the Daughters performing “I Dream a World: Portraits of Black Women Who Changed America”
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1:00 PM
LIT! POP! BANG! - LIVE!

Baltimore-based podcast with hosts Anthony Moll and CeCe feature Maren Wright-Kerr and Ailish Hopper
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2:00 PM
FEATURED ARTIST: PATRICIA SMITH & A BUNCH OF INCENDIARY POETS POETING

with Gayle Danley, Kondwani Fidel, Dora Malech, Lady Brion, Keegan Cook Finberg, DaMaris Hill and moderated by Abdul Ali

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4:00 PM
FEATURED MUSICAL ARTIST:
LETITIA VANSANT

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4:30 PM
TBA


5:30 PM
FEATURED MUSICAL ARTIST:
JAHITI

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Pictures from the 2017 CityLit Stage...


James Mattson



Cynthia Bond



Rafael Alvarez







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