Arvin Ahmadi will be reading and discussing his novel, Down and Across at Kramerbooks & Afterwords Café on Thursday, February 8th at 7:00 p.m. This is his first novel. The event is free. The bookstore and café are located at 1517 Connecticut Avenue, NW, Washington, DC, above Dupont Circle.
Here is a link to his book –
Here is a video of Mr. Ahmadi discussing YA representation –
Lise Arin will be doing a reading of her first novel, Empress Matilda, at the Bender JCC of Greater Washington on Thursday, Feb. 8th at 7:00 p.m. This is a paid event. The reading will be held at 6125 Montrose Road, Rockville, MD.
Actress Rose McGowan will discuss her book, Brave, at the George Washington Jack Morton Auditorium on Friday, February 2nd. The event will start at 7:00 p.m. She will be interviewed by Madhulika Sikka, PRS Public Editor. The book discussion is sponsored by Politics and Prose.
Here is a link to her book –
Below is a trailer released for her series ‘Citizen Rose’. The new E! documentary will focus on Ms. McGowan’s efforts to fight sexual harassment and violence. –
The Writer’s Center in Bethesda is sponsoring a Poetry and Prose Open Mic on Sunday, February 22nd, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Sign up for readers begins at 1:30 p.m. Admission is free. A reception will follow the reading. Please attend and support the Writer’s Center and those brave souls who will be reciting their poetry to us!