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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.
No 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.
In 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.
The 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: