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Bronx Literary Festival


May 18, 2013

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Join us at the Bronx Library Center for a day of BOOKS, MUSIC, & FUN

... Performance by Garces Puppeteria (family fun), The Edy Martinez Big Band, poets include Peggy Robles Alvarado, Layding Lumumba Kaliba, Tony Mitchelson, Sandra Maria Esteves, and more.

Workshops: fiction writing and magazine publishing





11 a.m. - The Three Cultures of Puerto Rico Puppet Show by Garces Puppeteria (family fun)

12 noon - How to get published in literary magazines: facilitated by Carolyn Butts , editor of African Voices and Ron Kavanaugh , editor of Mosaic Magazine.

1 p.m. - Fiction Writing Workshop, facilitated by Claude Grant, Co-founder of Blind Beggar Press.

2 p.m. - Readings by two poets - Layding Kaliba and Daisy Robles-Alverado

2:30 p.m. - Highlights of Bronx History by Bronx Borough Historian Lloyd Ultan

4 p.m. - Readings by two poets - Sandra Maria Esteves and Tony Mitchelson.

4:30 p.m. - Latin Jazz Concert by Edy Martinez Big Band.

From 11 a.m. - 5 p.m. - Enjoy the book fair on the Concourse Level - meet authors, publishers,and non-profits in the industry.