red emma's presents

the radical bookfair pavilion

at the 2015 baltimore book festival

when and where


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


The Baltimore City Adult Slam Team presents The Uprising


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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


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