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

Tag Archives for flash fiction

Festival Launches Fourth Annual Short Story Contest for Md, Va, and DC High School Students

What happens when you ask a satirist to write the opening lines for a short story contest? You end up with themes that involve psychics, fish-eyeball pizzas and pirates. The Gaithersburg Book Festival today is launching its fourth annual short story contest for Washington, D.C., area high school students. To participate, individuals must be enrolled
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Publicity Abduction

Below is an original work of “flash fiction” by GBF 2013 author Jon Methven. You also can read a Q&A with Jon on our blog.   The twelve members of the book festival committee listened as author J.T. Schneet described his vision of how he would drum up publicity for his presentation at that year’s
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Flash Fiction? Or Narrative Bio?

by Orest Stelmach from his website You step onto the subway, uncertain if you want to be on this train. You’re supposed to meet someone, but you’re not sure you really care. The doors hiss. You turn. They slam shut in your face. Too late now. You’re along for the ride. The train takes off
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The Line

Below is an original work of “flash fiction” by GBF 2013 author Tommy Greenwald. THE LINE I was waiting at the end of an incredibly long line at my local book festival to meet my favorite author, Ted Hauser, when I felt a tap on my shoulder. A big man with sunglasses stood over me.
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Vivid Dreams of DC

Below is an original work of “flash fiction” by GBF 2013 author David Fitzpatrick. Vivid Dreams of DC I’ve been dreaming unusually vividly lately – the visions are of sanitariums, gargoyle tattoos and broken patients I remember from days past. They’re not what you might expect – no reliving of old experiences, no horrific, blood-smeared
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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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