|2013_MD_GBF_Kelley_130518||19||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2013) -- Kitty Kelley ("Capturing Camelot")|
A bestselling author goes behind the lens of a legendary photographer to capture a magical time
A consummate photojournalist, Stanley Tretick was sent by United Press International to follow the Kennedy campaign of 1960. The photographer soon befriended the candidate and took many of JFK’s best...
|2013_MD_GBF_Misc_130518||50||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2013) -- Miscellaneous|
|2013_MD_GBF_Standup_130518||56||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2013) -- Panel -- Stand-up Comedy Writers Panel w/Jimmie Walker, John Debellis, and Sylvia Traymore Morrison|
Moderator: Jeff Penn
Join three fabulously funny writers and veteran stand-up comics, Jimmie Walker, John Debellis and Sylvia Traymore Morrison, as they talk about their books, their careers, and the craft of writing great comedy.
|2014_MD_GBF_Marra_140517||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Anthony Marra ("A Constellation of Vital Phenomena") w/Ron Charles|
Anthony Marra is the winner of a Whiting Award, a Pushcart Prize and the Narrative Prize, and his work was anthologized in "Best American Nonrequired Reading 2012." His first novel, "A Constellation of Vital Phenomena" (Crown), was shortlisted for the Flaherty-Dunnan First Novel Prize and long-listed...
|2014_MD_GBF_Balz_140517||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Dan Balz ("Behind the Scenes of the 2012 Presidential Campaign")|
Dan Balz is Chief Correspondent at The Washington Post, and its former national editor, political editor, White House correspondent and Southwest correspondent. His most recent book is "Collision 2012: Obama vs. Romney and the Future of Elections in America" (Viking Adult.) He also is the coauthor of...
|2014_MD_GBF_Misc_140517||97||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Miscellaneous|
|2014_MD_GBF_Space_140517||37||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2014) -- Panel -- Imagining Space in Graphic Novels w/Dave Roman and Ben Hatke|
Dave Roman is the author of several graphic novels including "Astronaut Academy: Re-entry" (First Second) and "Astronaut Academy: Zero Gravity," as well as "Teen Boat!" and "Agnes Quill: An Anthology of Mystery." He has contributed stories to "Explorer: The Mystery Boxes" and "Nursery Rhyme Comics," and...
|2015_MD_GBF_Mays_150516||34||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Andrea Mays ("The Millionaire and the Bard")|
Andrea Mays: The Millionaire and the Bard:
Andrea Mays is the author of the forthcoming book "The Millionaire and the Bard: Henry Folger's Obsessive Hunt for Shakespeare's First Folio." Like Henry Folger, she has been possessed by a lifelong obsession with Shakespeare and his times. Andrea spent much...
|2015_MD_GBF_Enright_150516||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Anne Enright ("The Green Road")|
Anne Enright: The Green Road:
Anne Enright was born in Dublin, where she now lives and works. She recently was appointed Ireland’s very first Fiction Laureate, a new post created by Arts Council Ireland. She has published three volumes of stories, one book of nonfiction and five novels. Her 2007 novel,...
|2015_MD_GBF_Grady_150516||5||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- James Grady ("Last Days of the Condor")|
James Grady: Last Days of the Condor:
James Grady is the New York Times best-selling author of "Six Days of the Condor," which became the Robert Redford movie "Three Days of the Condor." Besides working as a screenwriter for CBS, FX, HBO and major studios, James' journalism includes street time as a...
|2015_MD_GBF_Garden_150516||29||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Kate Messner ("Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt") w/Erica Perl and Mary Quattlebaum|
Kate Messner: Up in the Garden, Down in the Dirt
Kate Messner is an award-winning author whose books for kids have been New York Times Notable, Junior Library Guild, IndieBound and Bank Street College of Education Best Books selections. Her forthcoming picture book, "Up in the Garden and Down in the...
|2015_MD_GBF_Alexander_150516||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Kwame Alexander ("The Crossover")|
Kwame Alexander: The Crossover:
Kwame Alexander is the recipient of the 2015 John Newbery Medal for the most outstanding contribution to children's literature. He has written 18 books, including the award-winning children’s book "Acoustic Rooster and His Barnyard Band," which was recently optioned as a...
|2015_MD_GBF_Partisan_150516||6||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Martin Frost & Richard Cohen ("Partisan Divide")|
The Partisan Divide
|2015_MD_GBF_Misc_150516||67||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Miscellaneous|
Various things including...
* Musical performances include Hannah Minkoff and Travis Tucker.
* Jason Rodriguez visits with Gareth Hinds.
* Richard Morris talks about his "Canoedling in Cleveland" book with some audience members.
* Comics Quickfire! Drawing Game Show with Dave Roman: A fast-paced...
|2015_MD_GBF_Bagieu_150516||14||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Penelope Bagieu ("Exquisite Corpse") w/George O’Connor|
Penelope Bagieu: Exquisite Corpse:
Penelope Bagieu was born in Paris in 1982 to Corsican and Basque parents. She is a best-selling graphic novel author and her editorial illustrations have appeared all over the French media. She blogs, drums in a rock band and watches lots of nature shows. "Exquisite...
|2016_MD_GBF_Reception_160520||243||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2016) -- Author Reception|
|2016_MD_GBF_Bowen_160521||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2016) -- Fred Bowen ("Out of Bounds")|
Fred Bowen was a Little Leaguer who loved to read. Now he is the author of 21 action-packed chapter books for kids, including his most recent, “Out of Bounds.” He has written the weekly sports column for kids in The Washington Post since 2000.
Bowen has been a guest author at hundreds of...
|2016_MD_GBF_Misc_160521||117||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2016) -- Miscellaneous|
Among various booths and such are some isolated pictures the following presentations.
Performers at Imagination Station:
* Penny Theater: The Gingerbread Boy and Sam Who Never Forgets
* Kitty Felde and Book Club for Kids
* Story Teller Noa Baum and Character Counts!
* Dr. Ilona Holland and...
|2017_MD_GBF_Reception_170519||251||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Author Reception|
Among those authors shown here are (pretty much in sequence) Jud Ashman, Chris Van Dusen, Alex George, Christine Kendall, Jessica B. Harris, Salina Yoon, Phil Bildner, Kim Alexander, Todd Moss, Alison Wilgus, Penelope Bagieu, Booki Vivat, Dave Roman, Christina Kovac, Erin Teagan, Jen Swann Downey,...
|2017_MD_GBF_Parish_170520||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Herman Parish. featuring Karen Cramer|
(1) Herman Parish. featuring Karen Cramer
“Amelia Bedelia Makes a Splash”
Genre: CH Speaking: 10:15 Location: WC
Herman Parish was in the fourth grade when his aunt, Peggy Parish, wrote the first Amelia Bedelia book. After Peggy passed away in 1988, Herman continued the classic...
|2017_MD_GBF_Imagination_170520||22||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Imagination Station|
IMAGINATION STATION is home to storytellers, puppeteers, jugglers, authors, and magic. All acts encourage reading, writing and a love of books.
* Mayor's Book Club Awards: The Gaithersburg Mayor and Junior Mayor will present awards to the third grade student and class that read the...
|2017_MD_GBF_Misc_170520||131||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Miscellaneous|
Various booths, the Politics and Prose tent, crowds, etc. Some folks here include Jud Ashman, Grant Goodman, and Debbie Parker.
|2017_MD_GBF_Bagieu_170520||12||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- Penelope Bagieu w/Michael Cavna|
(3) Penelope Bagieu in conversation with Michael Cavna
“California Dreamin’: Cass Elliot Before the Mamas & the Papas”
Genre: NF Speaking: 12:15 Location: FSF
Pénélope Bagieu was born in Paris and is a best-selling graphic novel author. “Culottées,” her graphic novel of short...
|2018_MD_GBF_AckermannA_180519||76||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Ann Marie Ackermann|
Ann Marie Ackermann
Death of an Assassin: The True Story of the German Murderer Who Died Defending Robert E. Lee
With Special Guest Kornelius Bamberger, Mayor of Bonnigheim, Germany, an unlikely story about the solving of the murder of the mayor of Bonnigheim, Germany, in 1835. Witness...
|2018_MD_GBF_Reception_180518||262||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Author Reception|
|2018_MD_GBF_Drugs_180519||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Drugs, Relationships, and Power: Kelly J. Ford, Eryk Pruitt|
Kelly J. Ford, Eryk Pruitt
Drugs, Relationships, and Power
Set in the South among smooth talking drug dealers, these novels explore themes of identity, loyalty, and purpose.
Moderated by Jennifer Bort Yacovissi
Kelly J. Ford
Kelly J. Ford is the author of “Cottonmouths,” named...
|2018_MD_GBF_Miller_180519||30||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Madeline Miller|
With unforgettably vivid characters, mesmerizing language and page-turning suspense, Circe is a triumph of storytelling, an intoxicating epic of family rivalry, palace intrigue, love and loss, as well as a celebration of indomitable female strength in a man's world.
|2018_MD_GBF_Mayors_180519||4||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Mayor's Book Club Awards Presentation|
|2018_MD_GBF_Misc_180519||99||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Miscellaneous|
The Politics and Prose tent, muddy boots, vendor tables, kids activities, etc.
|2019_MD_GBF_Cupcakes_190518||17||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- 10th anniversary cupcakes and cake|
|2019_MD_GBF_Reception_190517||245||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Author Reception|
Lots of folks here including: Jud Ashman, Fred Bowen, Dave Roman, Jonathan Roth, Russell Ginns, Randon Noble, Wade Hudson, Cheryl Hudson, Maya Motayne, Julie Langsdorf, Andrea Bartz, Jannifer Yacovissi, Garrett Peck, James Swanson, Minh Le, Alan Gratz, Jackie Craven, Randon Noble, Susan Tan, Ellen...
|2019_MD_GBF_Bradlee_190518||28||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Ben Bradlee, Jr.|
Ben Bradlee, Jr. -- The political facts of a divided America are stark, but the stories of the men, women and families in The Forgotten offer a kaleidoscopic and fascinating portrait of the complex on-the-ground political reality of America today.
Ben Bradlee Jr.
Latest Title: The Forgotten: How the...
|2019_MD_GBF_Wilson_190518||13||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Chris Wilson (In conversation with Jud Ashman)|
Chris Wilson -- The inspiring, instructive, and ultimately triumphant memoir of a man who used hard work and a Master Plan to turn a life sentence into a second chance. At eighteen, he was sentenced to life in prison with no hope of parole. This is his unforgettable story.
|2019_MD_GBF_Misc_190518||155||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Miscellaneous|
The Politics and Prose tent, vendor tables, kids activities, etc.
Folks here include Cerphe Colwell, Grant Goodman, Jud Ashman, Eugene Meyer, Tom Glenn, Melissa Koberlein, Frida Larios
|2019_MD_GBF_MHJS_190518||9||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Monica Hesse, James Swanson|
Monica Hesse, James Swanson -- Hesse's "The War Outside" is set in a WWII internment camp, where a German girl and a Japanese girl become secret friends. In Swanson's "Chasing King's Killer," James Earl Ray learns of Dr. Martin Luther King's plan to travel to a March in Memphis. He finds a boarding...
|2019_MD_WWC_P02_190511||26||MD -- Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- Welcome|
Speakers: Audrey A. Bastian, Conference Chair
Salley Shannon, President, Washington Independent Review of Books
Jud Ashman, Mayor of Gaithersburg
|2014_DC_NPC_Bookfair_141118||105||NPC -- 37th Annual Book Fair & Author's Night (2014)|
The 37th Annual National Press Club Book Fair & Authors’ Night in partnership with P&P
Politics & Prose is proud to partner with the National Press Club for a night of pols, pundits and prose in the National Press Club Ballroom. Come meet authors Maureen Corrigan, Senator James Webb, Misty Copeland,...