Category Archives: Authors

Roye Okupe – 11:30 to 12:00 La Rambla Stage

Roye Okupe’s debut graphic novel “E.X.O. The Legend of Wale Williams Part One”, a superhero story set in a futuristic Nigeria, was received with critical acclaim and has been featured on CNN, Forbes, The New York Times, NBC, The Guardian, ABC7, BBC, The Huffington Post, Mashabe and more! The Journey to Living the Dream: Steps to achieving the impossible   “I dreamed of doing comics and animation all of my life

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Authors

 We honor the talent and tenacity of our authors and the evolution of a simple sidewalk event into one that draws thousands who still cherish the profound pleasure of reading” – Emcee and author Steve Piacente. Our 2019 Authors! Click HERE for Special Guest Speakers and schedule Festival MC and Special Guest Speaker!  Steve Piacente  (Rockville, MD)   Website Special Guest

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La Rambla Stage Special Guests with Steve Piacente

“The Day of the Book Festival has grown from a neighborhood event to an international celebration that draws thousands of visitors and truly offers something for everyone. We have an amazing array of literary, musical and artistic talent lined up for this year. I love seeing kids and adults wander up and down the closed-off streets of Kensington as they

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