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Festival Lineup & Featured Activities

​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. Stay tuned as we post the full list of participating authors, storytellers, and workshops, including:

  • 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, Say Her Name, and Moon Walking, a novel in verse

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

  • Michael Brown: author of the award-winning series, “What I Tell Myself First,” and “My Black Life Matters”

  • 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

Festival Authors

Massiel Zaragoza

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Brandon Green

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Brandi Green

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Lora McClain-Muhammed

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Darrin Collins

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Judith Annique Françoise

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Mike Brown

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Author of the award-winning series, What I Tell Myself First, and My Black Life Matters

Evelyn Sánchez-Toledo

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Paula Krall

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Dennis Avelar

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Pascuala Herrera

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A Latinx immigrant, disabled mother, and author of the bilingual book, My Mom Rocks; Her Chair Rolls

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