Maureen Corrigan will read at the Writer’s Center this Sunday

Maureen Corrigan reads from So We Read On: How The Great Gatsby Came to Be and Why it Endures, at the Writer’s Center this Sunday from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. She is a book critic for NPR’s Fresh Air and a critic-in-residence and lecturer at Georgetown University. Admission is free. The reading will be followed by a reception and book signing.
Below is a video from YouTube on a great interview Ms. Corrigan gave a few months ago about her book at the Miami Book Fair International 2014 —

Naomi Ruth Barber King in Hyattsville this Saturday

Don’t forget – Naomi Ruth Barber King, the sister-in-law of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., will discuss her new book, A.D. and M. L. King: Two Brothers Who Dared To Dream at the Hyattsville Public Library this Saturday from 2:00 to 3:00 p.m. Admission is free. There will be a book sale following her presentation.

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Kate Samworth reads at Takoma Park Library

Kate Samworth, author and artist of Aviary Wonders, Inc., will talk about her work at the Takoma Park Library on January 22nd from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. Admission is free.

I found an interesting video on YouTube of her first attempt at stop-motion animation. Please enjoy –

Inner Loop Reading on January 21st

Fiction writers Emily Lyons Flamm, Tara Campbell, and Mark Willen will read at the Inner Loop: Happy Loop Year event on January 21st from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Johnny Pistolas on 2333 18th Street, NW, DC.

Molly McCloskey reads at Inner Loop

Molly McCloskey will read at the Inner Loop: Happy Loop Year event on January 21st from 7:30 to 9:00 p.m. at Johnny Pistolas on 2333 18th Street, NW, DC.

McCloskey is the author of Circles Around the Sun, in Search of a Lost Brother, and Protection.

Below is a video of her conversation with Lisa Page, Acting Director of Creative Writing, at the George Washington University, which was co-sponsored by the PEN/Faulkner Foundation –

Farran Smith Nehme at Kramerbooks for MISSING REELS

Farran Smith Nehme will read her novel Missing Reels at Kamerbooks on January 21st at 6:30 p.m.

Below is a video of her recent talk at Strand Books in New York –