The 2017 East of the River Book Festival is a magnet for city dwellers from all wards to recognize and enjoy a literary event that highlights the efforts of indie writers, small publishers and tiny book shops. It is a place that is fertile ground to plant ideas to meet the need of culturally diverse books that reflect places and characters that are typically on the fringe of society or omitted. This book festival is a celebration of those places and characters, both real and imaginary, to be central to stories that reflect different perspectives. We celebrate in two ways:
This year, our vision has broadened and includes storytellers who are bloggers, social media power houses, poets, and podcasters! Join the fun and be inspired to tell your story!Download Flyer
Rocketship Rise Academy
2335 Raynolds Place, SE
Washington, DC 20020
Saturday, October 14, 2017.
Join us for an entire day of fun
from 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
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