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Join The Washington Post at the Library of Congress National Book Festival Sept. 1, 2018

August 28, 2018 at 9:55 AM

The Washington Post is returning as charter sponsor and media partner of the Library of Congress National Book Festival on Saturday, Sept. 1 at the Walter E. Washington Convention Center from 9 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. Attendees can enjoy a variety of activities within The Post’s booth including:

Color-your-own bookmarks and photos with Ned the Newshound

Discussion with author Elizabeth Acevedo

Children’s story time sessions

Retropod trivia hour

Photo booth

The Washington Post’s “Comic Riffs” columnist/cartoonist Michael Cavna will lead a freewheeling, “talk show”-style conversation (Genre Fiction stage, 2:40-4:40 p.m.) with five comics creators: bestselling author, educator and leading culture commentator Roxane Gay (Marvel’s pioneering “World of Wakanda”); Reuben Award-winning “Mutts” cartoonist and children’s author Patrick McDonnell; Eisner Award-winning “Hip Hop Family Tree” cartoonist Ed Piskor (“X-Men: Grand Design”); and top French graphic novelist Pénélope Bagieu (“Brazen: Rebel Ladies Who Rocked the World”) with Eisner Award-winning “Spinning” graphic novelist Tillie Walden (“On a Sunbeam”).

Attendees can also sit in on more than 20 author discussions hosted or introduced by Post editors, reporters and critics. View a full list here.

Learn more about the National Book Festival here: https://loc.gov/bookfest/

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