Reverse-Gentrification of the Literary World

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VIRTUAL EVENT: Morowa Yejidé – Gaithersburg Book Festival (Gaithersburg, MD)

PLEASE NOTE: All of our virtual events are listed in Eastern Time (ET).  Panel: “Dark Fantasy”: P. Djèlí Clark (A Master of Djinn) and Morowa Yejidé (Creatures of Passage), moderated by Torie Clarke. From 1912 Cairo to modern-day Anacostia, magic, mythology and fantasy overlay the real world. Whether an Agent for the Ministry of Alchemy, […]

Etan Thomas — Gaithersburg Book Festival, Gaithersburg, MD

Etan Thomas, former eleven-year NBA star and author of We Matter: Athletes and Activism, joins former Maryland and NBA basketball player Tony Massenberg in conversation about Thomas’ interviews of over 50 athletes and others — including Kareem Abdul-Jabbar, Bill Russell, Dwyane Wade — who believe in using their voices for more than sports. Book signing to […]