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Come to the CityLit Stage at the 2019 Baltimore Book Festival

Once again, CityLit Project will present the CityLit Stage at the Baltimore Book Festival, taking place November 1, 2 and 3, 2019 at Baltimore's Inner Harbor. This year the CityLit Stage will have a prominent location, at the Chesapeake Room of the Pier 5 Hotel, 711 Eastern Avenue.

This year’s CityLit Stage sparks the $15K for 15 Years Campaign*, celebrating our 15th anniversary of serving the region with prominent authors, innovative programming and a place for writers to read, learn, and grow, and for readers to discover the power of story from authors who may not be on their radar. Join us as we continue with our special nod to writing the difficult story; to ordinary girls living extraordinary lives; to discovering the world inside a book; to the language of Arab-American queens; to revolutionary summers when the “words loved me & I loved them back”; to ancestral paths and healing in the aftermath; to keeping our hearts wild and feeding on the balm of hope... Make a $15 Donation Today!

Join us at the CityLit Stage to experience Dominique Christina, Kondwani Fidel, Jaquira Díaz, Rion Amlicar Scott, Etaf Rum, Erika Meitner, Marita Golden, and a sprinkling of musical guest artists, including Joy Ike.

Back by popular demand! Our Free Friday Feedback for writers.
The ever-popular feature returns in its seventh year with five editors from exemplary regional magazines and presses. Journalists, poets and novelists will critique and provide guidance on ways to improve the work in 30-minute One-on-One conversations. Sign-up sheets available at the Festival opening. First come. First served. Five double-spaced pages. Only 18 slots are available. You must register in advance at the Festival opening. Ian Anderson, Mason Jar Press, memoir, fiction, poetry (5-6); Evan Balkan, screenwriting; Rebekah Kirkman, BmoreArt, creative nonfiction; Chelsea Lemon Fetzer, CityLit, poetry, fiction; Gabriella Souza, fiction, creative nonfiction.

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CityLit celebrates 15 years of bringing you the best … all for free. Won’t you celebrate with us?

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