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2019 Festival Additions, the Shop at MoMath & Author Signings

Saturday May 4, 2019 from 10:00am - 4:00pm ET

Stop by Additions, the shop at MoMath, for all your festival gift needs. We have books, games, toys, and much more! Credit card only for purchases. Come meet some of your favorite authors—and have them sign their books!

Schedule of Author Book Signings

Visitors can meet Robie Harris, author of Crash! Boom! A Math Tale, from 12:00-2:00 pm in the Mathical Reading Room.

Visitors can meet Kate Narita, author of 100 Bugs! A Counting Book, from 2:00-4:00 pm in the Mathical Reading Room.

Visitors can also experience Wonder-ful Math with MoMath in Hall D, Level 2.

Exhibit Hall D, Level 2, Walter E. Washington Convention Center

Age Level



Dr. James Tanton

James Tanton (PhD, Princeton 1994, mathematics) writes books and video courses, advises on curriculum, consults with teachers, and gives demonstration classes and professional development sessions across the globe. He has taught mathematics both at university and high-school institutions and is absolutely committed to promoting effective and joyful mathematics thinking,... Learn more

Dr. Marcus du Sautoy

Dr. Marcus du Sautoy is the Charles Simonyi Professor for the Public Understanding of Science and Professor of Mathematics at Oxford University. His many honors include the Berwick Prize of the London Mathematical Society awarded for the best mathematical research made by a mathematician under 40 and the Royal Society’s Faraday Prize, the UK’s premier award for excellence in... Learn more

Dr. Richard Schwartz

Young Adult Author Dr. Richard Schwartz grew up in Los Angeles and spent his youth obsessively playing tennis until video games distracted him. He is Professor of Mathematics at Brown University. He has been a Guggenheim Fellow and an Invited Speaker at the International Congress of Mathematicians. In his spare time he likes to draw pictures, write... Learn more

John Urschel

John Urschel is a Ph.D. candidate in mathematics at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology and former NFL offensive lineman for the Baltimore Ravens. Learn more

National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath)

The National Museum of Mathematics (MoMath) allows adults and children alike to experience the evolving, creative, aesthetic, and often surprising nature of mathematics. Located in the heart of Manhattan, the Museum is home to more than three dozen hands-on, engaging exhibits that showcase the fascinating world of mathematics. MoMath has also designed and implemented hundreds... Learn more

Seth Fishman

Children's Author Seth Fishman can hold his breath for 163 seconds and likes to blink about 15,000 times a day. He has also written 2 books for teenagers. He lives with his family in Los Angeles, California. A Hundred Billion Trillion Stars was a Mathical Book Prize Award Winner in... Learn more

Steve Light

Children's Author Steve Light grew up in New Jersey. He studied illustration at Pratt Institute. Upon graduating he did corporate illustrations for companies such as AT&T, Sony Films, and the New York Times Book Review. He has since published several books, including the 2015 Mathical Book Prize Award... Learn more

Wendy Lichtman

Young Adult Author Wendy Lichtman holds a degree in mathematics, and when she decided to write the story behind Secrets, Lies and Algebra – about a teen realizing that some questions have more than one right answer – algebra, with its unknowns and variables, seemed a perfect metaphor. Lichtman is the author of six novels for young adults and... Learn more