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BAM Festival 2023

April 15 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

BAM Festival 2023

BAM Festival Inc. hosts BAM Festival 2023 on April 15, 2023 at the Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach and on the 400 block of Clematis Street in Downtown West Palm Beach. BAM Festival celebrates books, art, and music by bringing award-winning authors and illustrators to interact directly with the community. BAM provides a literary experience for all ages to share their love of books with almost 30 bestelling authors and illustrators who create content for children, teens, and those young at heart. Attendees can participate in book signings, author readings, writing workshops, illustrator demonstrations, live music, street chalk drawing, youth art fair, and more. For more information, click here.

Participating authors in 2023 include Aixa Perez-Prado, Ana Sqiqueira, Baptiste Paul, Carmen Oliver, Donna Gephart, Eric Elfman, Francie Latour, Fred Koehler, Gladys Jose, Jenin Mohammed, Jess Redman, Joya Goffney, Kalynn Bayron, Kathleen Glasgow, Lily LaMotte, Maika and Martiza Moulite, Miranda Paul, Nana Ekua Brew-Hammond, Neal Shusterman, Pablo Cartaya, Padma Venkatraman, Randi Pink, S Isabelle, Sarah McGuire, Stephen Kozan, Tami Charles, Tatiana Gardel.

Funding for this festival is provided in part through a Florida Humanities Book Festival Grant with funds from the National Endowment for the Humanities and in partnership with BAM Festival Inc. Any views, findings, conclusions or recommendations expressed in this festival do not necessarily represent those of Florida Humanities or the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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April 15 @ 10:00 am -
April 15 @ 3:00 pm


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Library Youth Services

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Mandel Public Library of West Palm Beach
411 Clematis St
West Palm Beach, Florida 33401
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