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Steve Jobs Biographer, Acclaimed Poets to Headline Ninth Annual CityLit Festival


Steve Jobs biographer Walter Isaacson, Guggenheim Foundation president and bestselling poet Edward Hirsch, and winner of the prestigious Kingsley Tufts Poetry Award Tom Lux join dozens of other authors at the ninth annual CityLit Festival.  Presented by CityLit Project and Pratt Library, the festival takes place on Saturday, April 14, 2012 from 10am - 5pm at the beautiful Central Library.  Panels, readings, book signings, the Maryland Humanities Council's annual "Letters About Literature" ceremony, and an always buzzing Literary Marketplace make CityLit Fesitval Baltimore's premiere celebration of literature.

Additional guests include Benjamin Busch, memoirist, actor on The Wire, and son of novelist Frederick Busch; Jon Michaud, novelist and head librarian at The New Yorker magazine; Tania James, whose debut novel Atlas of Unknowns was shortlisted for the DSC Prize for South Asian Literature; 2012 NAACP Image Awards finalist Kwame Alexander; and more!

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LITERARY MARKETPLACE: Writers, small presses, literary organizations, journals, and people who provide services to literary artists are invited to reserve FREE exhibit space in the Literary Marketplace.  Space is limited, so reservation are filled first-come, first-served.  Email

CityLit Festival is made possible by support, in part, from the Maryland State Arts Council.

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