This week-The Writer’s Center is participating in the 13th Annual Fall for the Book Festival. Check out the Web site at fallforthebook.org. Events will be all over D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland.
We will be hosting The Emerging Writer Fellowship Reading this Friday, September 23 at 7:30 pm. The Emerging Writer Fellows were chosen from among 80 applicants and are funded by a grant from The National Endowment for the Arts.
Ellis Avery is the author of The Teahouse Fire, a novel set in the tea ceremony world of 19th Century Japan. Her second novel, The Last Nude, is inspired by the Art Deco painter Tamara de Lempicka and comes out in January 2012.
Christopher Goodrich teaches English and Play Directing at the Academy of Musical Theatre, Northwood High School, in Silver Spring, MD. His chapbook, By Reaching, was published in 2007 and his first book of poems, Nevertheless Hello, came out in 2009.
Angela Woodward is the author of The Human Mind, a story collection, and the novella End of the Fire Cult, about the boundaries between two countries created by a husband and wife. She lives and teaches in Madison, WI.
Come out and support the Emerging Writer Fellows! Join them and TWC staff at Food, Wine & Co at 7272 Wisconsin Ave. after the reading.