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All In-Person Pratt Library Events Cancelled, Virtual Events Now Available

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, all Pratt Library locations are closed out of an abundance of caution for the health and safety of our customers. We will continue to update this page with more information as the situation evolves.

Virtual events are now available online! Browse our virtual events and attend online workshops, writers’ groups, and more from the comfort of your own home.

17th Annual CityLit Festival

CityLit Project and the Enoch Pratt Free Library are proud to present the 17th annual CityLit Festival, Baltimore’s award-winning, day-long festival of literature. The event is designed to inspire and motivate the writer in you, to feature premier authors you may or may not know and to create an ongoing enthusiasm for literature.

Speaker highlights include Nikky Finney, Susan Straight, Marwa Helal, Casey Cep, Jennifer Baker, Madhuri Pavamani, and Kay Redfield Jamison, and Cynthia Manick.     

Click here to register for a 30-minute editorial critique session with an experienced editor, from 10am -12pm.  

Click here to register for a A Master Class with Susan Straight, 11am-12:30pm.

Nikky Finney will deliver the keynote address at 4pm.

Re-opening activities are made possible in part by a generous gift from Sandra R. Berman.

Saturday, March 21 at 9:30am to 5:30pm

Central Library
400 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201

Event Type

Writers LIVE!, Arts @ the Pratt, Writing @ the Pratt

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Writers LIVE at the Library

Event Publisher

Tracy Dimond - for Adults

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