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Event Details Gaithersburg Book Festival
Date: 5/20/2017
Time: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Location: Grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall - 31 S. Summit Ave., Gaithersburg, MD 20877 (View Map)

Description: The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual celebration of great books and great writing that has made its mark as one of the nation’s top literary events. More than 100 featured best-selling and award-winning authors – including Laura Lippman, David Swinson, J. Courtney Sullivan, Jami Attenberg, Dominic Smith, Sidney Blumenthal, Kay Redfield Jamison, Doreen Cronin, Tom Lichtenheld, Dave Roman, Sheila Turnage, Meg Medina, Michelle Knudsen, Carol Weston and more – will participate in panel discussions and book signings at the festival on May 20, 2017. Other activities include free, interactive writing workshops, a Children’s Village, announcement of short story contest winners, literary exhibitors, the Brew and Vine Cafe featuring live entertainment, and onsite book sales by Politics & Prose. Admission, parking and accessible shuttle buses from Shady Grove Metro and Lakeforest Mall are FREE. The Gaithersburg Book Festival is presented in partnership with Politics & Prose, The Writer's Center, Homewood Suites Gaithersburg, Montgomery County Public Libraries, Dawson’s Market, Gaithersburg-Germantown Chamber of Commerce, Rio Washingtonian Center, The Universities at Shady Grove, The Washington Independent Review of Books and Montgomery County Public Schools, with grant support from the Maryland State Arts Council.

For more information contact:
Carolyn Crosby

Event Posted by: bmonaco

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