F. Scott Fitzgerald

September 24, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

125 Years Since His Birth, F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Legacy ‘Beats On’ in Rockville

Sept. 24, 2021 marks the quasquicentennial, or 125th anniversary, of F. Scott Fitzgerald’s birth. Indeed, the “Great Gatsby” author has been buried in Rockville for more than 80 years. For the rest of eternity, F. Scott Fitzgerald rests at St. Mary’s Catholic Church Cemetery, sharing the same plot of land with his wife Zelda, where […]

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January 13, 2021 | Deirdre Byrne

Most Popular Montgomery County Public Library Books of 2020

Montgomery County Public Libraries has announced its most popular adult fiction and nonfiction books that were borrowed in 2020. Among the most borrowed fiction books are Celest Ng’s “Little Fires Everywhere,” Amor Towles’ “A Gentleman in Moscow,” and Anthony Doerr’s “All the Light We Cannot See.” In 2019, “Little Fires Everywhere” and “A Gentleman in […]

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October 16, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan Receives Award at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival

Amy Tan won the F. Scott Fitzgerald Award for Achievement in American Literature at the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival at Glenview Mansion in Rockville on Saturday. Tan is the 24th to be honored at the festival. During the festival, Tan was interviewed by her friend and fellow writer, Mark Childress. Childress told MyMCMedia that […]

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October 9, 2019 | Maryam Shahzad

We Love Weekends: Montgomery County Planner for Oct. 10-13

Here’s our guide to arts and entertainment in Montgomery County, Oct. 10-13. F. Scott Fitzgerald’s Rockville: Rockville in the 1920s: Eileen McGuckian, author of six publications about Rockville history, is this month’s speaker in the October installment of the Peerless Rockville and Glenview Mansion Speaker Series. McGuckian will talk about F. Scott Fitzgerald and his […]

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October 3, 2019 | Deirdre Byrne

Amy Tan to be Honored at F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville

Award-winning author Amy Tan will be honored at the 23rd Annual F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Festival in Rockville on Oct. 12. The literary festival was started in 1996 to honor the works of F. Scott Fitzgerald — who’s buried in a small Rockville cemetery with his wife, Zelda Fitzgerald — and other influential American literary […]

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June 2, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Gaithersburg and Rockville Named as “Great Small Towns for Book Lovers”

There is a new list out that may be of great interest if you love small towns and books. The website, AboutGreatBooks.com, has assembled a list recognizing towns that have strong connections to literature, and both the cities of Rockville and Gaithersburg are included on the “30 great small towns for book lovers” list. Rockville […]

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May 28, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Author Maureen Corrigan on “So We Read On” and Gatsby (VIDEO)

The author of So We Read On, Maureen Corrigan tell us about her new book about The Great Gatsby on location at the Gaithersburg Book Festival. Related:

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May 27, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Author Maureen Corrigan on Fitzgerald’s Burial Site in Rockville (VIDEO)

The author of “So We Read On,” Maureen Corrigan attended the Gaithersburg Book Festival on May 16. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, she shares her thoughts on the burial plot of author F. Scott Fitzgerald in Rockville. Related:

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May 26, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Author Maureen Corrigan at the Book Festival (VIDEO)

So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came To Be and Why It Endures author Maureen Corrigan was a featured author at the Gaithersburg Book Festival May 16. What would she ask F. Scott Fitzgerald today? Related:

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March 6, 2014 | Staff Writer

F Scott Fitgerald Theatre in Rockville

F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre March Performances

Rockville’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Theatre welcomes a variety of artists to the stage in March in a series of performances you won’t want to miss. Rockville Civic Ballet’s spring production, including “The Sorcerer’s Apprentice” and “Planets,” will be presented March 8 at 7:30 p.m. and March 9 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $13-$17. “The Sorcerer’s […]

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