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Baltimore Book Fetival 2013

Friday September 27th Noon to 8pm at the Author’s Tent located in the North Park – 600 Charles St.

AJC Decatur Book Festival

 On the grounds of City Hall Saturday, August 31st. Will be presenting at 12:20 pm and book singing at 12:30pm. My novel will be available all weekend at the Emerging Writer’s Tent.    

Fenton Street Market Downtown  Silver Spring Saturday June 15th 2013

Book signing from 10 to 4 pm at the Blues Festival  and market where 60 vendors will be in the house!            

Gaithersurg, Md  Saturday, May 18, 2013

This will be my second appearance at the Gaithersbury Book Fair from 10-6pm. Hope to see my friends there!

 Bethlehem     Sunday April 21, 2013

Going to Bethlehem! Pennsylvania that is ! The Morovian Book Store is hosting my book signing from 1 pm to 3 pm.

Barnes and Noble Bethesda Dec 16th 2012

B & N has invited me to be a special guest author Sunday Dec 16th from 12 to 2pm. 

Shiloh Baptist Church Dec. 15th 2012

BZB International hosts their 117th Chirstmas Bazaar at Shiloh’s Family Center located at 1510 9th St. NW from 10 am to 7 pm

Nineteenth Street Baptist Church Dec. 13, 2012

The DC Retired Teachers Association’s Annual Christmas Bazaar at Nineteenth Street Baptist Church located at 4606 16th St. NW from 11am to 4 pm

Shiloh Baptist Church Christms Bazaar!  Nov 23 & 24

Shiloh’s Christmas Bazaar will be both days during the Thanksgiving holiday weekend Friday and Saturday – come look for great gifts and BOOKS!   10am to 7 pm

November 10th @ John 3:16 Christian Bookstore

Book signing from 12-3pm at  7953 Annapolis Road, Lanham Md

Saturday Oct 27th New York City

Self-Publishing Expo 2012 at the Sheraton Hotel from 9 to 5 pm

Thursday October 25th at Howard University

Book discussion and signing at Howard University Bookstore in Washington DC from 5 to 7 pm.

Saturday October 20th St. Petersburg, Florida 

Festival of Books at the University of South Florida from 10-4pm  140 Seventh venue South at Bayboro Harbor

Sept 22nd 20012

Industrial Bank, NA  in Washington, DC at 11th and K sts NW  – details to follow

Sept 14th 20012

Johnson Towers located at  1325  Upshur St. NW Washington, DC. from 1-2 pm

Radio Interview Sept 12 20012

Station WTKF:  The Talk Station    Show: Coastal Daybreak with host Ben Ball in Morehead, City NC.       Time: 8:15 am, ET

Radio Interview Sept 10th 2012

Station: WEEC    Show: Circle of Friends with Ryan & Caroline  with host Carolyn Mason      Time: 11am, ET 

Radio Interview Sept 5th

6 pm on station WTBF with host Doc Kirby on his show Book Bits in Montgomery Alabama          

Fenton Street Festival in Silver Spring  Aug 25th & Sept 1 st

Dottye will be among the vendors in downtown Silver Spring on both days from 10am to 4pm.

Harlem Book Festival July 21

Dottye will be signing books at this great site on W135th Street with her friend Melanie Hatter. For those friends and relatives in New York City, hop to see you there.

St. John United States Virgin Islands June 1-8, 2012

D. Marietta with her two new found friends, Mary and Bonnie, making her first international sale at the Caravan Gallery! She plans to take full advantage of the natural wonders that make St. John a paradise including snorkeling off the many pristine beaches it has to offer.

 June 1 - 8, 2012

Gaithersburg Book Festival Saturday May 19th, 2012

D. Marietta [Dottye] will be attending her first festival at the third annual Gaithersburg Book Festival held on the Gaithersburg fair grounds. Hope to see you there. Visit their site at