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​We are thrilled to bring together an incredible line-up of authors, storytellers, and musicians as we celebrate our diverse city, and the multitude of stories we carry with us. Here are just a few of our participating authors, storytellers, and workshops:

  • Pascuala Herrera: Latinx immigrant, disabled mother and author of the bilingual book, My Mom Rocks; Her Chair Rolls

  • Zetta Elliott: Author of acclaimed series, Dragons in a Bag and books Say Her Name and Moon Walking, a novel in verse

  • Rukia K.: Afro-Latinx author of Latina Looks Like Me

  • Being Bilingual Rocks!: An interactive, one of a kind experience (or experiences) created by Parents Choice Award Winners Alina Celeste and Mi Amigo Hamlet. 

  • Julian Randall: Poet, author of the middle grade novel, Pilar Ramirez and the Escape from Zafa, and contributor to Black Boy Joy.

  • Miss Katie Sings: She is an Instagram sensation and described as "if Mr. Rogers and AOC had a baby". 

  • Ajanta Chakraborty: CEO/Co-Founder of Bollywood Groove and Culture Groove and author of the bestselling series, Maya & Neel’s India Adventures

  • No Sé Discos Presents: Allá and CHEBAKA: acclaimed Latinx indie-fusion record label artists

  • PLUS free books to the first 200 kids, bounce house, and face painting!

Schedule of Events & Activities

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Thanks to Our Sponsors & Collaborators!
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