writing


⭐ Another Hidden Figure: Interview with David Miontague and Paige Bowers, Authors of ‘The Overnight Code’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

  Interview of David Montague and Paige Bowers on their memoir of Raye Montague, the first African-American woman to design ships for the US Navy. Raye Montague was a Hyattsville resident and David’s mother. Event details to be posted later. Check EVENT LINK for updates. About the Authors Paige Bowers is […]


⭐ CreateTEENS: Writing To Wellness Tuesdays (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Writing to Wellness is a discussion based workshop designed for writers to use poetry as a tool for healing when navigating trauma. Participants will learn helpful tips via discussion on how to navigate trauma through expressive forms of creative writing, how to advocate for others and how to build a […]


Meet Kendra Allen, Poet and Author of ‘The Collection Plate’ (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Looping exultantly through the overlapping experiences of girlhood, Blackness, sex, and personhood in America, essayist and poet Kendra Allen braids personal narrative and cultural commentary, wrestling with the beauty and brutality to be found between mothers and daughters, young women and the world, Black bodies and white space, virginity and […]


Grantseeking Resources Webinar (Prince George’s County Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

Search for grant funders! Learn the basics of: – Searching the Foundation Directory Online Professional database. Candid Learning – a website providing free resources like online trainings, eBooks and sample documents. How to use GuideStar – a website designed to help nonprofits attract funders. Registration for this event will be […]


A Conversation with Dr. Sheri Parks, Author of ‘Fierce Angels’ (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

Dr. Sheri Parks, vice president for Strategic Initiatives with the Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA), discusses topics from her book Fierce Angels: Living with a Legacy from the Sacred Dark Feminine to the Strong Black Woman. Fierce Angels explores the idea of the “strong Black woman” as never before. […]


⭐ Conversations with Jarrett J. Krosoczka: A True Story About Growing Up in a Family Facing Addiction (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

New York Times bestselling author/illustrator Jarrett J. Krosoczka will talk about his young adult graphic memoir Hey, Kiddo. A National Book Award Finalist, Hey, Kiddo narrates and illustrates the author’s childhood living with his grandparents, while his mother is in and out of rehab dealing with addiction and his father […]