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Find me at these upcoming spring events

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Spring is finally here! Even though it’s still cold out there for a D.C. spring, it smells like flowers and mulch and rain. So, I’m hopeful that warmth is just around the corner. With spring, comes a new lineup of readings and events! Here’s where you can find me in the next few months. April […]

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Summer reading ☀️📚

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I love summer for countless reasons. There’s more time to lounge and read, the days grow longer, my birthday falls in the summer. My spirits are always higher in this season — something about the warmth of the sun on my skin, the fireflies lighting up the night. When I was a kid, summer vacation […]

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The dreaded reading — and how not to suck at it

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D.C. science fiction writer Tara Campbell recently wrote an article in the Washington Independent Review of Books encouraging silent writers to go out and read their work! One great way to test if your latest piece is submission-ready, Tara said, is to attend a local reading and actually read your work to others. Audiences at […]

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Collecting canned food through a common love

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Literature brings people together at Will Read for Food by Marlena Chertock, December 1, 2010 Students could bring donated food during this year’s Will Read for Food Event and read from their favorite author or writer. This year, the group raised 180 cans for the homeless. Photo by Molly Carey. What’s a place to enjoy a […]