Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 19, 2018 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
Grounds
Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 19, 2018 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
Grounds

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Why Do Writers Make the Decisions They Make? A Q&A with author Caroline Kitchener

by Fran Webber I sat down with Caroline Kitchener, and we chatted about her soon-to-be released book “Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College,” in which she follows the lives of five young women in their first year out of college. Read all the way to the end for her advice
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A Q&A with Noted Cartoonist KAL

by Megan Wessell, A Bookish Affair You may not recognize the name Kevin Kallaugher but if you’re a reader of The Economist or The Baltimore Sun, you probably recognize his editorial cartoons drawn under the name Kal. Always insightful, his cartoons add a lot of humor and wit to the issues of the day. His
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Listen Up! An Audio Interview with Featured Author Allison Leotta

by Larry Matthews New York Times best-selling author Allison Leotta has been called the “female John Grishman.” (She half-jokingly says she would prefer that Grisham be called the “male Allison Leotta.”) And if that’s not praise enough, her writing also has been called “as real as it gets” by USA Today. Allison is a former federal prosecutor in
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Q&A with Featured Author Jo Baker

by Megan Wessell, A Bookish Affair Jo Baker was born in Lancashire and educated at Oxford University and Queen’s University Belfast. She is the author of “Longbourn,” a national best seller and New York Times Notable Book. Her previous novels are “The Undertow,” “The Telling,” “The Mermaid’s Child” and “Offcomer.” Her most recent book is
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A conversation with best-selling novelist Jeffery Deaver

by Larry Matthews Jeffery Deaver is one of the world’s best-selling authors. He regularly sells three million books a year from Mumbai and London to Tokyo and New York. He publishes one book each year, alternating between his famous Lincoln Rhyme (Rhyme is quadriplegic New York detective who is aided by ace investigator Amelia Sachs)
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Marisa de los Santos Talks Characters, Hobbies and Being Married to a Writer

by Christine Koubek Marisa de los Santos, author of New York Times bestsellers “Love Walked In,” “Belong to Me” and “Falling Together,” is also an award-winning poet with a Ph.D. in literature and creative writing. Her latest novel, “The Precious One,” is an insightful story about two sisters who share a father, but have never
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Michelle Knudsen Talks Lions and Tigers and Ladybugs. (Oh My!)

by Jennifer Nicholson Michelle Knudsen and illustrator Matt Phelan will be talking about their new book, “Marilyn’s Monster,” at 12:15 p.m. on Saturday. Gaithersburg Elementary School librarian Jennifer Nicholson grabbed a few minutes with Michelle last week and asked her a few questions. Q: What was your favorite book(s) as a child? KNUDSEN: I think
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Featured Author Marissa Moss Gets Powtoon’ed by MCPS Fourth Graders

Recently, featured author Marissa Moss (author of “Amelia’s Middle School Graduation Yearbook”) chatted via Skype with a group of 15 fourth graders from Lucy V. Barnsley Elementary School in Montgomery County, Md. “The students were extremely excited to be selected by their teachers to Skype with Marissa Moss,” said Cara Schoem, the Library Media Specialist
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Grammar Nerds Unite… and come out May 16 to Hear Mary Norris Talk

I admit it. I’m a grammar nerd. It’s true. I love posting grammar nerd cartoons and links to my Facebook page. One of my recent favorite books was “The Great Typo Hunt: Two Friends Changing the World, One Correction at a Time” by Jeff Deck and Benjamin D. Herson. (I also admit I wished I’d
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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is one of the nation's premier literary events, featuring talks and signings by some of the world's top authors, writing workshops, children's activities and performances, literary exhibitors, book sales, music, food, and fun for everyone!
Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
Duration: 6 hours:
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