literary festival

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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May 15, 2019 | Michelle Queen

Gaithersburg Book Festival Returns Saturday, Plan Your Visit

Looking for some good reading material for the summer and to do something fun this weekend? Gaithersburg’s popular book festival might just be the answer. Now in its 10th year, the festival will feature authors, workshops for aspiring writers, exhibits, a Children’s Village, onsite sales of new and used books, food, drink, ice cream and […]

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April 18, 2015 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, April 18, in Montgomery County

It’s going to be a beautiful day. Here are your five things to know today, April 18, in Montgomery County: 1. Washington Spirit: The Washington Spirit, a professional women’s soccer team, plays its home opener tonight at the Maryland SoccerPlex. Follow @MyMCMedia on Twitter for updates from the game. 2. Green Fun: A ribbon-cutting ceremony […]

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April 21, 2013 | Staff Writer

Bethesda Literary Festival (Photos)

The 14th annual Bethesda Literary Festival featured some well known authors, including Kate Alcott, Chris Bohjalian and award-winning author Alice McDermott. During her event, McDermott, a National Book Award winner and three-time finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, read an excerpt from her new novel, Someone, due out in September. She also read a poem, referred […]

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