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La Rambla Stage Special Guest Speakers – with Steve Piacente and music by Eli August

2020 Special Guest speakers – Michael Dirda, Verlyn Flieger, Ethelbert Miller, Daniel Glavin, Wendy Swallow, Marti Gironell, and Dr Cynthia Jacobs Carter … with music by Eli August and the Abandoned Buildings Master of Ceremonies Steve Piacente Please scroll down for more information on each presentation Special Guests – Michael Dirda & Verlyn Flieger – J.R.R. Tolkien and the Roots

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All the Imagination Can Hold…with Nancy Naomi Carlson, Reuben Jackson & Special Guest Poets

The title of the late poet/critic Kenneth Koch’s essay on the work of Frank O’Hara — “All the Imagination Can Hold” — is also a perfect description of the poetry to be featured at this year’s annual Kensington Day of the Book Festival.  Free verse, metered ruminations, youthful and seasoned voices… bring your imagination…your family…your friends… They will thank you! Masters

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Nancy Naomi Carlson

Kensington Day of the Book Poet Laureate!   Kensington has always been known as a poetry-friendly town.  To further spotlight and celebrate our collective love of poetry, we have designated Nancy Naomi Carlson as our Kensington Day of the Book Poet Laureate. Ms. Carlson is not only a strong poet and poetry translator in her own right, but is also

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Authors

More 2020 festival authors coming soon! Please click on author names for links to online pages! Special Guest Speakers: Steve Piacente * Daniel P. Glavin * Marti Gironell * Dr. Cynthia Jacobs Carter * E. Ethelbert Miller * Wendy Swallow * Michael Dirda * Verlyn Flieger Exhibiting Authors: James H. Lewis * Edward Allan Faine * Bill Lewers * Chuck

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