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New Program! Catalonia on Stage – Celebrating the Origins of the “Day of the Book”

In partnership with the Smithsonian Center for Folklife & Cultural Heritage we invite you to celebrate the Catalan origins of the “Day of the Book”. Stay tuned for program schedules soon! The La Rambla Stage is located at the corner of Howard Ave and Armory Ave. The Catalonia Stage is located on Fawcett St at Howard Ave. The Book-to-Plate Stage

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Become a Sponsor

The Kensington Day of the Book Festival is created by the community for the community! Click here –> FORM for sponsorship form Click here –> CHART for sponsorship levels chart Or contact us to receive the information by mail.  kensingtonbookfestival2020@gmail.com   or 301-949-9416 Sunday, April 26 will mark the 15th year of the Kensington Day of the Book Festival. Last year

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Free Rare Book Evaluations

Do you have a treasured rare or even not-so-rare book? Bring it to Dr Sorenson for a free evaluation. Or just stop by to discuss your book collection! Dr Sorenson’s tent is located on Howard Ave between Fawcett St and the train station. Performed by Dale A. Sorenson, Ph.D. Dr. Sorenson founded Waverly Auctions in 1978 and served as its

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New Program! Veteran Writers – Writing Our Way Home

Join us to honor Veteran authors, poets, and songwriters! Hosted by Veterans Writing Project and The Memorial Day Writers’ Project Veterans Writing Project is a non-profit organization that helps veterans, service members, and military family members gain the skills and confidence they need to tell their stories. We provide no cost creative writing and songwriting workshops and seminars around the

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Children’s Book Authors

More 2020 Children’s book authors and vendors coming soon! Feature photo: Hands Around the Library by Susan L. Roth and Karen Leggett Abouraya Click on author names for links to websites and book pages! Dawn Brotherton Karen Leggett Abouraya Lawrence Brian * Jeannene Pettett Hall Joan Waites Cameron Alexander Amy Ginsburg * Jayda Mayfield Lawrence Brian * Christiana Kelley *

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Chess Challenge!

Challenge the Chess Master! All ages and levels welcome! International Chess Master Allan Savage will simultaneously play six to eight games of chess at once! Prizes will be awarded to anyone who wins or draws. Allan is an International Master, Life Master in the United States Chess Federation, and chess author. He is a full-time chess coach for tournament players.

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Steve Piacente

Master of Ceremonies – Steve Piacente   Exclusive Interview By Sarah Baker What’s the connection between life coaching and writing? Mark Twain said, “Writing is easy. All you have to do is cross out the wrong words.” No writer will tell you his craft is easy. And most probably agree that making a living writing only what they like to

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