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

Press Releases

Students Encouraged to Let Their Imaginations Run Wild in Seventh Annual Gaithersburg Book Festival Short Story Contest

Winning Author Will Receive $100 Prize Gaithersburg, Md. – August 22, 2016 – The Gaithersburg Book Festival wants high school students to express their creativity in the seventh annual short story contest. The 2017 contest marks the first time that students have the freedom to write about whatever they want, with no opening lines or
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Gaithersburg Recognized as a “Great Small Town for Book Lovers”

Gaithersburg, Md. (June 2, 2016)  In recognition of its nationally acclaimed Gaithersburg Book Festival, the City of Gaithersburg recently earned a spot as one of the “30 Great Small Towns for Book Lovers.” The list, assembled by AboutGreatBooks.com, recognizes towns that have strong connections to literature, either through individual books and authors or with programs
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South River High School Junior Grace Biddle Takes Top Honor in Gaithersburg Book Festival Short Story Contest

Gaithersburg, Md. – May 24, 2016 – Grace Biddle, a Crofton, Md., resident and junior at South River High School, took first prize in the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival short story contest for high school students with her story, “Flight.” Second prize went to Osbourn Park High School (Prince William County, Va.) senior Bethany Kressin,
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Gaithersburg Book Festival Debuts Brew & Vine Café Hosted by Dawson’s Market

Attendees Can Enjoy Beer, Wine, Coffee and Gourmet Fare While Enjoying Singer-Songwriter Performances and Poetry Readings Gaithersburg, Md. – April 28, 2016 – Festival attendees will have a new option for refreshments and entertainment at the 2016 Gaithersburg Book Festival: the Brew & Vine Café from Dawson’s Market. Café patrons can sit down with a
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Gaithersburg Book Festival to Offer Free Writing Workshops for Adults and Teens on May 21

Festival Partners with The Writer’s Center to Deliver Courses on Writing for a Variety of Genre   Gaithersburg, Md. – April 5, 2016 – If you’ve ever dreamed about writing a best-selling mystery, the great American novel, children’s books or your own memoir, or wondered how to get your poetry published, you won’t want to
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Free Workshops Give Elementary and Middle School Students an Opportunity to Explore Writing and Illustrating at Gaithersburg Book Festival

Gaithersburg, Md. – April 5, 2016 – From illustrating and writing to creating memorable characters and building stories with LEGOs®, the Gaithersburg Book Festival has a workshop that will appeal to every elementary and middle schooler. Offered for free and led by writing and graphics professionals from around the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area, the children’s writing
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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
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