writing


Meet Dr. Rita Colwell, Author of ‘A Lab of One’s Own’ (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for A Lab of One’s Own with Dr. Rita Colwell. Rita Colwell is one of the top scientists in America: the groundbreaking microbiologist who discovered how cholera survives between epidemics and the former head of the National Science Foundation. But when she first applied for a graduate fellowship in […]


Fandemonium: Publishing Science Fiction and Fantasy – A Panel Discussion (Baltimore County Public Library) – VIRTUAL

​Authors Harry Carpenter and Michael Barron offer advice and guidance on how to get your fiction published. Harry is an author of several novels and short story collections and is passionate about science fiction, horror and comedy. He has launched his own publishing company and discusses the trials, pitfalls and […]


⭐ Meet Ijeoma Oluo, Author of ‘Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America’ (Free Library of Philadelphia) – VIRTUAL

Meet Ijeoma Oluo, Author of ‘Mediocre: The Dangerous Legacy of White Male America’ “A nuanced analysis of White male America” that “deftly combines history and sociological study with personal narrative” (Washington Post), Ijeoma Oluo’s So You Want to Talk About Race took a frank look at America’s institutionally racist political, economic, and […]


⭐ MoComCOnline: Redrawing the World: Creating New Landscapes in Comics (MCPL) – VIRTUAL

Join us for a panel discussion with 5 graphic novelists/cartoonists as they discuss and answer questions about aspects of their work and careers that they would like to highlight. Panelists: Jordan Clark Barbara Perez Marquez Nami Oshiro Ann Xu Vicky Yuh Join us in Zoom: https://zoom.us/j/94259703137 Or Dial In: 301 715 8592; […]


⭐ MoComCOnline: Robin Ha, Young Adult/Graphic Novel Author (MCPL) – Virtual

Join us for an opening event for this year’s annual MoComCon with graphic novel author Robin Ha. Join us for a presentation and Q&A with graphic novel author Robin Ha.  Robin has drawn and written two graphic novels, Almost American Girl and Cook Korean. View more of Robin’s work on her website. Join us […]


⭐ Meet Isabel Wilkerson, Author of ‘Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents’ (Prince George’s Memorial Library) – VIRTUAL

  Isabel Wilkerson discusses her critically acclaimed book, ‘Caste: The Origins of Our Discontents‘. In this brilliant book, Wilkerson gives us a masterful portrait of an unseen phenomenon in America as she explores, through an immersive, deeply researched narrative and stories about real people, how America today and throughout its […]


Poetry & Conversation With Khadijah Queen and Justin Phillip Reed (Enoch Pratt Free Library) – VIRTUAL

Khadijah Queen and Justin Phillip Reed read from and talk about their poetry. Khadijah Queen is the author of five books of poetry, most recently I’m So Fine: A List of Famous Men & What I Had On (YesYes Books, 2017), a finalist for the National Poetry Series, which was praised in O Magazine, The New Yorker, Los Angeles […]