red emma's presents

the radical bookfair pavilion

at the 2015 baltimore book festival

when and where

september
25-27

in the inner harbor

friday 9/25

6:00 PM

Special release party with Baltimore's own D. Watkins for his new book The Beast Side: Living and Dying While Black in America

saturday 9/26

Noon

The Baltimore City Adult Slam Team presents The Uprising

1PM

Natasha Bowens explores the future of farming in black and brown communities in The Color of Food: Stories of Race, Resilience, and Farming

2PM

Antiracist educator Tim Wise presents Under the Affluence: Shaming the Poor, Praising the Rich and Sacrificing the Future of America

3PM

Dayvon Love and Lawrence Grandpre of Leaders of a Beautiful Struggle present The Black Book: Reflections from the Baltimore Grassroots

4PM

Johanna Fernández presents Writing on the Wall: Selected Prison Writings of Mumia Abu-Jamal

5PM

Adam Mansbach presents Go the F*ck to Sleep, You Have to F*cking Eat, and other stories for parents new and old

5:30–7:30PM

On the Literary Salon Stage:
Baltimore: The Path Forward with D Watkins, Tim Wise, Sherri Parks, Lester Spence, and Steve Janis, co-sponsored by Red Emma's

6PM

Megan Erickson presents Class War: The Privatization of Childhood

8PM (Back at Red Emma's)

Editor Jiz Lee and contributors Stoya, Dale Cooper, and Ignacio Rivera celebrate the release of Coming Out Like a Porn Star

sunday 9/27

12PM

"The Other Black Woman": A discussion with Nia Johnson (LesB Inn), Andrea Johnson (Oddflowers), and Melissa Moore (Y-LLEAD).

1PM

Celebrating Baltimore Zinesters! With Lawrence Burney of True Laurels, China Martens, Beast Grrrl, and more

2PM

Cherríe Moraga presents the groundbreaking anthology This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color, recently released in a new fourth edition!

3PM

Ben Hedin presents In Search of the Movement: The Struggle for Civil Rights Then and Now, in conversation with Courtland Cox and Betty Garman Robinson

4PM

Kristian Williams presents the new edition of his essential study of how brutality is not the exception to the operation of police power but its foundation — Our Enemies in Blue: Police and Power in America

5PM

Radical sportswriter Dave Zirin & subversive cultural critic Adam Mansbach in dialogue