Local Fiction Writer Credits Hard Work & Boost From Baltimore TeachersFor everyone who dreams of publishing a novel, there are piles and piles of rejection letters sent out crushing those hopes.
‘Oh My!’ Mr. Sulu Takes The Stage At BSO’s Sci-Fi SpectacularA space invasion at the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. Starting Thursday night, the music of some of the most spectacular sci-fi movies and TV shows will pour out of the Meyerhoff.
Separating Fact From Myth: The Gluten-Free DietHow important is the gluten-free diet for people on it?
16-Year-Old Md. Author To Appear At Baltimore Book Festival She's an avid reader and has a passion for writing, and at the age of 16 this Baltimore student has already written a few novels.
5 Must-Read Books By Baltimore AuthorsNo offense to Edgar Allan Poe, but we have "quoth the raven, nevermore," too often to count. To truly appreciate Baltimore literature, one must look at a wide array of books from local authors whose voices represent the beautiful intricacies of a city with much personality.
Anne Tyler, Still Making It UpIn the living room of Anne Tyler, you could shelve virtually all the books under a single heading: fiction. Eudora Welty. John Updike. Vladimir Nabokov. Reynolds Price. A rare brush with fact is "More Matter," a collection of Updike's essays and criticism. Otherwise, don't expect any works of history or politics. Biographies? What's the point? She knows how the story will end.
Baltimore's Free Reading SeriesThe most readings for free happen at the Baltimore Book Festival, which takes place in Mount Vernon, Monument and Charles Streets, Sept. 23 - 25. However, five new reading series -- all offered for free -- have blossomed for those who want to hear great literature throughout the year: