Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
Grounds
Gaithersburg
Book Festival
Saturday
May 20, 2017 10am - 6pm
Gaithersburg
City Hall
Grounds

Master Schedule



Start End Title Genre Location Author(s)
10:00 am10:55 amCollege Admissions Essay Writing: Writing Your Way into College!WorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
10:00 am10:30 amAfrican American Crime FictionFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionAustin S. Camacho

10:00 am10:30 amFrances Frost – Mourning CalmFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionFrances Frost

10:00 am10:30 amMaria Olson – Not the Cleaver FamilyNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionMaria Leonard Olsen

10:00 am10:55 amHow to Write a ‘How To’WorkshopChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
10:00 am10:30 amCesar Brioso – Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban LeagueNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionCésar Brioso

10:15 am11:05 amFemale EntrepreneursNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionDanielle Tate

Avis Yates Rivers

10:15 am11:05 amFirst-time NovelistsFictionRachel Carson PavilionOrly Konig

Jenni L. Walsh

Adriana Arrington

10:15 am11:05 amPicture Books Everyday SolutionsChildren'sJim Henson PavilionRuth Chan

Salina Yoon

10:15 am11:05 amHerman Parish & Karen Cramer – Amelia BedeliaChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionHerman Parish

10:15 am11:05 amGenre-Bending FictionFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionKeith Donohue

Keith R. Fentonmiller

10:15 am11:05 amStrong Girls Facing the UnknownYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionLindsay Smith

Amalie Howard

10:35 am11:05 amMelvin A. Goodman – Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Guide to the Politics of IntelligenceNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionMel Goodman

10:35 am11:05 amMark Shriver – Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope FrancisNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionMark Shriver

10:35 am11:05 amJen Conley – Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine BarrensFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionJen Conley

E.A. Aymar

10:35 am11:05 amUrsula Werner – The Good at HeartFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionUrsula Werner

11:00 am11:55 amComics Character Team UpFictionChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
11:00 am11:55 amWriting Children’s BooksWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
11:15 am12:05 pmNathan Hill – The NixFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionNathan Hill

11:15 am12:05 pmVeronica Chambers -The Meaning of Michelle: 16 Writers on the Iconic First Lady and How Her Journey Inspires Our OwnNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionVeronica Chambers

11:15 am12:05 pmMeredith Wadman – The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Cost of Defeating DiseaseNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionMeredith Wadman

11:15 am12:05 pmFemale Reawakening NovelsFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionEleanor Brown

Dominic Smith

11:15 am12:05 pmDan Zak – Almighty: Courage, Resistance and Existential Peril in the Nuclear AgeNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionDan Zak

11:15 am12:05 pmNew Stories for Early ReadersChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionJuana Medina

Doreen Cronin

11:15 am12:05 pmMemoir PanelNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionBetty Hafner

Joan Z. Rough

Seema Reza

11:15 am12:05 pmHow to Illustrate HumorChildren'sJim Henson PavilionBrian Biggs

Tom Lichtenheld

11:15 am12:05 pmTime TravelChildren'sOgden Nash PavilionJen Swann Downey

Ted Sanders

11:15 am12:05 pmHistorical MysteriesFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionDavid O. Stewart

Burt Solomon

12:00 pm12:55 pm3 Different Ways to Design and Create Cool Creatures and CharactersWorkshopChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
12:00 pm12:55 pmIntro to FictionWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
12:15 pm1:05 pmHala Alyan – Salt HousesFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionHala Alyan

Ru Freeman

12:15 pm1:05 pmUps and Downs of Middle School PanelYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionBooki Vivat

Erin Teagan

Carol Weston

12:15 pm1:05 pmNonfiction Nature LoversChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionMaria Gianferrari

Kate Messner

12:15 pm1:05 pmMilitary ThrillersFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionMatthew Betley

Rick Campbell

12:15 pm1:05 pmKay Redfield Jamison – Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and CharacterNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionKay Redfield Jamison

12:15 pm1:05 pmCaroline Kitchener – Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of CollegeNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionCaroline Kitchener

12:15 pm1:05 pmSharon Weinberger – The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the WorldNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionSharon Weinberger

12:15 pm1:05 pmJeff Wilser – Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to LifeNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionJeff Wilser

12:15 pm1:05 pmFriends MisbehavingChildren'sJim Henson PavilionChris Van Dusen

Brian Floca

12:15 pm1:05 pmPenelope Bagieu – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the PapasFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionPénélope Bagieu

1:00 pm1:55 pmMystery WritingWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
1:00 pm1:55 pmJournal Writing for Young Sports FansWorkshopChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
1:15 am2:05 pmEmily Jeanne Miller – News From the End of the WorldFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionEmily Jeanne Miller

1:15 am2:05 pmTara Clancy – The Clancys of Queens: A MemoirNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionTara Clancy

1:15 pm2:05 pmCreating a Picture that’s Worth 1,000 WordsChildren'sJim Henson PavilionAlexis Frederick-Frost

Ru Xu

Gareth Hinds

1:15 pm2:05 pmBeth Macy – Truevine: Two Brothers and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow SouthNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionBeth Macy

1:15 pm2:05 pmStrong WomenChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionJerdine Nolen

Debbie Levy

1:15 pm2:05 pmJournalists as DetectivesFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionChristina Kovac

Adam Brookes

1:15 pm2:05 pmCraig Shirley – Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980Non-FictionJames Michener PavilionCraig Shirley

1:15 pm2:05 pmSearching For TruthYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionBrigid Kemmerer

Michelle Knudsen

1:15 pm2:05 pmModern FictionFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionJennifer Close

J. Courtney Sullivan

1:15 pm2:05 pmBen Greenman – Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of PrinceNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionBen Greenman

Cerphe Colwell

2:00 pm2:55 pmHaiku To GoWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
2:00 pm2:55 pmFiction and Fun!WorkshopChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
2:15 pm3:05 pmModern Families Searching for MeaningFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionJami Attenberg

Jade Chang

2:15 pm3:05 pmBrian W. Stolarz – Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race Against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent ManNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionBrian W. Stolarz

2:15 pm3:05 pmTom Oliphant – The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year CampaignNon-FictionH.L. Mencken Pavilion
2:15 pm3:05 pmUnusual ShapesChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionSusan Stockdale

Michael Hearst

2:15 pm3:05 pmScience ComicsFictionJim Henson PavilionMolly Brooks

Alison Wilgus

Falynn Koch

Dave Roman

2:15 pm3:05 pmHard Boiled DetectivesFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionDavid Swinson

Mark Hannon

2:15 pm3:05 pmJack Viertel – The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are BuiltNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionJack Viertel

Jason Loewith

2:15 pm3:05 pmSidney Blumenthal – Wrestling With His Angel : The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856Non-FictionJames Michener PavilionSidney Blumenthal

2:15 pm3:05 pmBelieve in YourselfYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionChristine Kendall

Meg Medina

2:15 pm3:05 pmStruggles and Self-DiscoveryFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionSadeqa Johnson

Suzanne Feldman

3:00 pm3:55 pmPromoting Your Book (Author PR Toolkit)WorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
3:15 pm4:05 pmLyrical Family DramasFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionAlex George

Tom McAllister

3:15 pm4:05 pmLaura Lippman – Wilde LakeFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionLaura Lippman

3:15 pm4:05 pmJennifer Keishin Armstrong – Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed EverythingNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionJennifer Armstrong

3:15 pm4:05 pmReady for ChangeYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionWhitney Taylor

Dana Schwartz

3:15 pm4:05 pmSportsChildren'sJim Henson PavilionPhil Bildner

Fred Bowen

3:15 pm4:05 pmJessica B. Harris – My Soul Looks Back: A MemoirNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionJessica B. Harris

3:15 pm4:05 pmUnexpected OdysseysChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionLisa Martin

Erin Entrada Kelly

3:15 pm4:05 pmSally Mott Freeman – The Jersey Brothers: A Missing Naval Officer in the Pacific and His Family’s Quest to Bring Him HomeNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionSally Mott Freeman

3:15 pm4:05 pmTyler Anbinder – City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New YorkNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionTyler Anbinder

3:15 pm4:05 pmHistorical FictionFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionSusan Higginbotham

Stephanie Dray

Laura Kamoie

4:00 pm4:55 pmTeen Creative WritingWorkshopChildren's Village - Workshops Tent
4:00 pm4:55 pmHow to Write Winning Short StoriesWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent
4:15 pm5:05 pmSuper Powers in Dangerous WorldsYoung AdultOgden Nash PavilionCaroline Tung Richmond

Kimberly McCreight

4:15 pm5:05 pmInternational ThrillersFictionDashiell Hammett PavilionTodd Moss

Matthew Palmer

4:15 pm5:05 pmCommunities are Extended FamilyChildren'sWilla Cather PavilionSheila Turnage

Kimberly Willis Holt

4:15 pm5:05 pmJoan Nathan – King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the WorldNon-FictionRachel Carson PavilionJoan Nathan

4:15 pm5:05 pmMary Dearborn – Ernest Hemingway: A BiographyNon-FictionH.L. Mencken PavilionMary Dearborn

4:15 pm5:05 pmLife in the SuburbsFictionEdgar Allan Poe PavilionKatherine Heiny

Michelle Brafman

4:15 pm5:05 pmChanging FriendshipsChildren'sJim Henson PavilionLeila Sales

Hena Khan

4:15 pm5:05 pmIntrepid HeroinesFictionF. Scott Fitzgerald PavilionGreer Macallister

Peter Heller

4:15 pm5:05 pmThe American Indian WarsNon-FictionJames Michener PavilionWilliam Hogeland

Peter Cozzens

4:15 pm5:05 pmCivil War PortraitsNon-FictionGertrude Stein PavilionPaul Kahan

Chuck Raasch

5:00 pm5:55 pmThinking Like a Child: Explaining the Constitution to Young ReadersWorkshopThe Writers Center Tent

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However, we’ve listed all of our programs below in ascending order based on their start times. Filter and/or sort the list by selecting a category and/or order.

Title:

College Admissions Essay Writing: Writing Your Way into College!

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

10:00 am

10:55 am

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

African American Crime Fiction

Authors:

Austin S. Camacho

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:00 am

10:30 am

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Frances Frost – Mourning Calm

Authors:

Frances Frost

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:00 am

10:30 am

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Maria Olson – Not the Cleaver Family

Authors:

Maria Leonard Olsen

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

10:00 am

10:30 am

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

How to Write a ‘How To’

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

10:00 am

10:55 am

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

Cesar Brioso – Havana Hardball: Spring Training, Jackie Robinson, and the Cuban League

Authors:

César Brioso

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

10:00 am

10:30 am

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Female Entrepreneurs

Authors:

Danielle TateAvis Yates Rivers

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

First-time Novelists

Authors:

Orly KonigJenni L. WalshAdriana Arrington

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Picture Books Everyday Solutions

Authors:

Ruth ChanSalina Yoon

Genre:

Children's

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Herman Parish & Karen Cramer – Amelia Bedelia

Authors:

Herman Parish

Genre:

Children's

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Genre-Bending Fiction

Authors:

Keith DonohueKeith R. Fentonmiller

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Strong Girls Facing the Unknown

Authors:

Lindsay SmithAmalie Howard

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

10:15 am

11:05 am

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Melvin A. Goodman – Whistleblower at the CIA: An Insider’s Guide to the Politics of Intelligence

Authors:

Mel Goodman

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

10:35 am

11:05 am

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Mark Shriver – Pilgrimage: My Search for the Real Pope Francis

Authors:

Mark Shriver

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

10:35 am

11:05 am

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Jen Conley – Cannibals: Stories from the Edge of the Pine Barrens

Authors:

Jen ConleyE.A. Aymar

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:35 am

11:05 am

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Ursula Werner – The Good at Heart

Authors:

Ursula Werner

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

10:35 am

11:05 am

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Comics Character Team Up

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

11:00 am

11:55 am

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

Writing Children’s Books

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

11:00 am

11:55 am

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Nathan Hill – The Nix

Authors:

Nathan Hill

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Meredith Wadman – The Vaccine Race: Science, Politics and the Human Cost of Defeating Disease

Authors:

Meredith Wadman

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Female Reawakening Novels

Authors:

Eleanor BrownDominic Smith

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Dan Zak – Almighty: Courage, Resistance and Existential Peril in the Nuclear Age

Authors:

Dan Zak

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

New Stories for Early Readers

Authors:

Juana MedinaDoreen Cronin

Genre:

Children's

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Memoir Panel

Authors:

Betty HafnerJoan Z. RoughSeema Reza

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

How to Illustrate Humor

Authors:

Brian BiggsTom Lichtenheld

Genre:

Children's

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Time Travel

Authors:

Jen Swann DowneyTed Sanders

Genre:

Children's

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Historical Mysteries

Authors:

David O. StewartBurt Solomon

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

11:15 am

12:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

3 Different Ways to Design and Create Cool Creatures and Characters

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

12:00 pm

12:55 pm

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

Intro to Fiction

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

12:00 pm

12:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Hala Alyan – Salt Houses

Authors:

Hala AlyanRu Freeman

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Ups and Downs of Middle School Panel

Authors:

Booki VivatErin TeaganCarol Weston

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Nonfiction Nature Lovers

Authors:

Maria GianferrariKate Messner

Genre:

Children's

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Military Thrillers

Authors:

Matthew BetleyRick Campbell

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Kay Redfield Jamison – Robert Lowell, Setting the River on Fire: A Study of Genius, Mania, and Character

Authors:

Kay Redfield Jamison

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Caroline Kitchener – Post Grad: Five Women and Their First Year Out of College

Authors:

Caroline Kitchener

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Sharon Weinberger – The Imagineers of War: The Untold Story of DARPA, the Pentagon Agency That Changed the World

Authors:

Sharon Weinberger

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Jeff Wilser – Alexander Hamilton’s Guide to Life

Authors:

Jeff Wilser

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

Friends Misbehaving

Authors:

Chris Van DusenBrian Floca

Genre:

Children's

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Penelope Bagieu – California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the Papas

Authors:

Pénélope Bagieu

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

12:15 pm

1:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Mystery Writing

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

1:00 pm

1:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Journal Writing for Young Sports Fans

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

1:00 pm

1:55 pm

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

Emily Jeanne Miller – News From the End of the World

Authors:

Emily Jeanne Miller

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

1:15 am

2:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Tara Clancy – The Clancys of Queens: A Memoir

Authors:

Tara Clancy

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

1:15 am

2:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Creating a Picture that’s Worth 1,000 Words

Authors:

Alexis Frederick-Frost Ru XuGareth Hinds

Genre:

Children's

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Beth Macy – Truevine: Two Brothers and a Mother’s Quest: A True Story of the Jim Crow South

Authors:

Beth Macy

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Strong Women

Authors:

Jerdine NolenDebbie Levy

Genre:

Children's

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Journalists as Detectives

Authors:

Christina KovacAdam Brookes

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Craig Shirley – Reagan Rising: The Decisive Years, 1976-1980

Authors:

Craig Shirley

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Searching For Truth

Authors:

Brigid KemmererMichelle Knudsen

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Modern Fiction

Authors:

Jennifer CloseJ. Courtney Sullivan

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Ben Greenman – Dig If You Will the Picture: Funk, Sex, God and Genius in the Music of Prince

Authors:

Ben GreenmanCerphe Colwell

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

1:15 pm

2:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

Haiku To Go

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

2:00 pm

2:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Fiction and Fun!

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

2:00 pm

2:55 pm

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

Modern Families Searching for Meaning

Authors:

Jami AttenbergJade Chang

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Brian W. Stolarz – Grace and Justice on Death Row: The Race Against Time and Texas to Free an Innocent Man

Authors:

Brian W. Stolarz

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Tom Oliphant – The Road to Camelot: Inside JFK’s Five-Year Campaign

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Unusual Shapes

Authors:

Susan StockdaleMichael Hearst

Genre:

Children's

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Science Comics

Authors:

Molly BrooksAlison WilgusFalynn KochDave Roman

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Hard Boiled Detectives

Authors:

David SwinsonMark Hannon

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Jack Viertel – The Secret Life of the American Musical: How Broadway Shows Are Built

Authors:

Jack ViertelJason Loewith

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

Sidney Blumenthal – Wrestling With His Angel : The Political Life of Abraham Lincoln Vol. II, 1849-1856

Authors:

Sidney Blumenthal

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Believe in Yourself

Authors:

Christine KendallMeg Medina

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Struggles and Self-Discovery

Authors:

Sadeqa JohnsonSuzanne Feldman

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

2:15 pm

3:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Promoting Your Book (Author PR Toolkit)

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

3:00 pm

3:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Lyrical Family Dramas

Authors:

Alex GeorgeTom McAllister

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

Laura Lippman – Wilde Lake

Authors:

Laura Lippman

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Jennifer Keishin Armstrong – Seinfeldia: How a Show About Nothing Changed Everything

Authors:

Jennifer Armstrong

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

Ready for Change

Authors:

Whitney TaylorDana Schwartz

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

Sports

Authors:

Phil BildnerFred Bowen

Genre:

Children's

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Jessica B. Harris – My Soul Looks Back: A Memoir

Authors:

Jessica B. Harris

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Unexpected Odysseys

Authors:

Lisa MartinErin Entrada Kelly

Genre:

Children's

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Tyler Anbinder – City of Dreams: The 400-Year Epic History of Immigrant New York

Authors:

Tyler Anbinder

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Historical Fiction

Authors:

Susan HigginbothamStephanie DrayLaura Kamoie

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

3:15 pm

4:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Teen Creative Writing

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

4:00 pm

4:55 pm

Location:

Children's Village - Workshops Tent

Title:

How to Write Winning Short Stories

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

4:00 pm

4:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

Title:

Super Powers in Dangerous Worlds

Authors:

Caroline Tung RichmondKimberly McCreight

Genre:

Young Adult

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Ogden Nash Pavilion

Title:

International Thrillers

Authors:

Todd MossMatthew Palmer

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Dashiell Hammett Pavilion

Title:

Communities are Extended Family

Authors:

Sheila TurnageKimberly Willis Holt

Genre:

Children's

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Willa Cather Pavilion

Title:

Joan Nathan – King Solomon’s Table: A Culinary Exploration of Jewish Cooking from Around the World

Authors:

Joan Nathan

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Rachel Carson Pavilion

Title:

Mary Dearborn – Ernest Hemingway: A Biography

Authors:

Mary Dearborn

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

H.L. Mencken Pavilion

Title:

Life in the Suburbs

Authors:

Katherine HeinyMichelle Brafman

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Edgar Allan Poe Pavilion

Title:

Changing Friendships

Authors:

Leila SalesHena Khan

Genre:

Children's

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Jim Henson Pavilion

Title:

Intrepid Heroines

Authors:

Greer MacallisterPeter Heller

Genre:

Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

F. Scott Fitzgerald Pavilion

Title:

The American Indian Wars

Authors:

William HogelandPeter Cozzens

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

James Michener Pavilion

Title:

Civil War Portraits

Authors:

Paul KahanChuck Raasch

Genre:

Non-Fiction

Time:

4:15 pm

5:05 pm

Location:

Gertrude Stein Pavilion

Title:

Thinking Like a Child: Explaining the Constitution to Young Readers

Genre:

Workshop

Time:

5:00 pm

5:55 pm

Location:

The Writers Center Tent

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The Gaithersburg Book Festival is one of the nation's premier literary events, featuring talks and signings by some of the world's top authors, writing workshops, children's activities and performances, literary exhibitors, book sales, music, food, and fun for everyone!
Starts: 05/21/2016 10:00
Duration: 6 hours:
Gaithersburg City Hall, 31 S. Summit Avenue
Gaithersburg, MD
20877
US
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