Courtesy of Gaithersburg Book Festival
Published By: MyMCMedia on 02/17/2021
Written By: Deirdre Byrne
The 11th annual Gaithersburg Book Festival will be held virtually this year throughout the month of May. This will be the second year the Gaithersburg Book Festival will be all virtual because of the coronavirus.
The announcement was made on social media on Feb. 12: “Programming will start on May 1st and continue throughout the month. Save a bunch of dates for us, because it’s gonna be AWESOME!”
The Gaithersburg Book Festival has started listing authors who will participate in the virtual festivities on its website. So far, the list includes works by 44 authors of fiction, nonfiction, science fiction, children’s literature, and poetry.
One of the guests slated for the events is author Jeanine Cummins, a Gaithersburg High School alumna. In January 2020, Oprah Winfrey selected Cummins’ bestselling book “American Dirt,” about a Mexican migrant fleeing to America, as an Oprah’s Book Club pick.
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