First-Ever Local Author Bazaar Arrives at People’s Book

People’s Book opened in Takoma Park last summer and will hold its first-ever Local Author Bazaar this Saturday.

Local authors will be on hand to connect with readers and sign books featuring a wide range of genres, including poetry, children’s books, short stories, memoirs, wellness guides, science fiction, graphic novels, and more.

Additionally, event co-sponsors The Inner Loop and The Writer’s Center will be present to offer information and resources for established and aspiring writers.

Authors to be featured at the Local Author Bazaar include:

  • Besufekad Tadesse for Broken Persons
  • Craig Robinson for Bull & Bear Series
  • Jeffrey Dale Lofton for Red Clay Suzie
  • John-Michael Bloomquist for Rocket Celestial
  • Erica Ginsberg for Creative Resilience
  • Carmelinda Blagg for Geographies
  • Chris Gamble for Tales of a Black Therapist
  • Christine Fallert Kessides for Magda, Standing
  • Mike Tidwell for The Ponds of Kalambayi: A Peace Corps Memoir
  • Kaitlin Johnstone for Kindness Is
  • Dian Seidel for Kindergarten at 60: A Memoir of Teaching in Thailand
  • E.A. Smiroldo for The Silent Count
  • Dr. Jaya Viswanathan for Baby Senses: A Sensory Neuroscience Primer for All Ages
  • Avrah C. Baren for First Comes Death
  • Ellen Marcus for The Yard Next Door
  • Buddah Desmond for Coming Up From the Downside
  • Jillian Danback-McGhan for Midwatch
  • Dennis M. Desmond for Eddie & the Vegetarian Vampire

The Local Author Bazaar will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday outside People’s Book at 7014-A Westmoreland Ave. in Takoma Park and will be held rain or shine. Admission is free, but RSVPs are encouraged.

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