May 24, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Mayor Jud Ashman on What Makes City’s Book Festival So Special (VIDEO)

It rained almost all day but the Gaithersburg Book Festival was no washout. Organizers say approximately 12,000 people attended the 7th annual event at the grounds of City Hall. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Gaithersburg Mayor and Book Festival founder Jud Ashman talks about what makes this annual literary event so special. He also […]

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April 23, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know About the Washington Writers Conference (VIDEO)

Author David O. Stewart is the president of the Washington Independent Review of Books, and one of the founders of the Washington Writers Conference. This year’s conference is scheduled for April 29th and 30th at the Bethesda Marriott, and over 200 writers are expected to attend. In this MyMCMedia Extra video, below, Stewart tells us five […]

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April 7, 2016 | Staff Writer

Kensington Celebrates the International Day of the Book on April 24 (VIDEO)

Kensington is gearing up for its annual International Day of the Book festival, which is set for April 24 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. along Howard Avenue. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke recently sat down with author Steve Piacente, who is the book festival’s master of ceremonies, to find out more about this year’s event. Take […]

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January 15, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Author and Journalist Cokie Roberts Headlines Event at Ingleside at King Farm (PHOTOS & VIDEO)

Award-winning journalist and bestselling author Cokie Roberts headlined a lecture at Ingleside at King Farm this month. MyMCMedia’s Sonya Burke reports. ORIGINAL POST It was standing room only at an author event featuring journalist and author Cokie Roberts at Ingleside at King Farm today in Rockville. A Montgomery County resident, Roberts was discussing her new […]

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January 7, 2016 | Sonya Burke

Five Things to Know Today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County

Here are five things to know today, Jan. 7, in Montgomery County: 1. A week after county inspectors visited his property, Poolesville resident Marc Kohn has announced that he’s closing Mel’s Rink while he explores his options for the backyard ice rink. 2. Safe Silver Spring is holding its annual legislative forum tonight. 3. The Gaithersburg Book […]

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May 3, 2013 | Staff Writer

photo Becky Meloan

GBF Insider with Volunteer Becky Meloan (Video)

In this webisode of the Gaithersburg Book Festival (GBF) Insider, GBF Founder Jud Ashman sits down with author recruitment volunteer Becky Meloan to talk about the upcoming book festival and all the reasons you should plan to attend. Take a look. You can find out more about the May 18th Gaithersburg Book Festival by visiting […]

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March 30, 2013 | Staff Writer

Author Footnote (Video)

Author Bob Deans tells the story of a recent discover following the publication of his book. Don’t miss this video extra. Learn more, visit MyMCMedia’s post: Deans Headlines Literary Luncheon

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