|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_DS_BS_170520||11||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2017) -- David O. Stewart and Burt Solomon w/Jennifer B. Yacovissi|
(3) David O. Stewart and Burt Solomon, moderated by Jennifer B. Yacovissi
David O. Stewart
“The Babe Ruth Deception”
Genre: F Speaking: 11:15 Location: DH
David O. Stewart has written three novels and four books of American history: “The Summer of 1787;” “Impeached;” “American Emperor” and...
|2018_MD_GBF_Reception_180518||262||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Author Reception|
|2018_MD_GBF_AckermanE_180519||7||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- Elliot Ackerman|
Dark At The Crossing
National Book Award Finalist Elliot Ackerman tells a story of the Syrian civil war through the lens of an Arab-American who meets a Syrian refugee couple. The novel explores themes of failure, grief, and whether to keep faith or begin anew
|2018_MD_GBF_Wife_180519||3||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2018) -- The Wife Between Us: Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen|
Greer Hendricks, Sarah Pekkanen
The Wife Between Us
An instant New York Times Bestseller, twisted and deliciously chilling,The Wife Between Us exposes the secret complexities of an enviable marriage - and the dangerous truths we ignore in the name of love.
Moderated by Jennifer Bort...
|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_Lipman_190518||10||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Elinor Lipman (In conversation with Jenny Yacovissi)|
Elinor Lipman, Jenny Yacovissi -- The delightful new romantic comedy from Elinor Lipman, in which one woman's trash becomes another woman's treasure, with deliriously entertaining results, has been described as funny, warm, sharp, smart, and full of love for family, no matter how flawed.
|2019_MD_GBF_SBJL_190518||16||Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf (Moderated by Jenny Yacovissi)|
Sarahlyn Bruck, Julie Langsdorf, Jenny Yacovissi -- Join debut novelists Sarahlyn Bruck and Julie Langsdorf to explore suburban dreams as they combust. Tension, grief and dysfunction give rise to change and personal growth.
Latest Title: Designer You
Sarahlyn Bruck writes...
|2018_DC_Stephens_181028||162||Politics & Prose -- Alice Stephens ("Famous Adopted People")|
Alice Stephens - Famous Adopted People
Stephens’s debut novel follows Lisa and Mindy, South Koreans and best friends since their childhood adoption by American parents. In their twenties as the novel opens, the two meet in Seoul at Mindy’s insistence to track down their birth parents. But Lisa has just...
|2016_MD_Books_AliveM_160430||60||Washington Writers Conference (2016) -- Saturday -- Miscellaneous|
Join the DC literary community and successful authors, agents, and publishers from around the country for the 4th Annual Washington Writers Conference. See why this inspiring and instructive two-day conference has quickly become a leading literary event in the DC area.
|2018_MD_WWC_P04_180505||26||Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Alice McDermott w/Tayla Burney|
Alice McDermott in Conversation with Tayla Burney (introduced by Jenny Yacovissi)
|2018_MD_WWC_P01_180505||22||Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Book Promotion for Authors (w/Katharine Sands)|
"Book Promotion for Authors" by literary agent Katharine Sands
Welcome from the Independent’s president, Salley Shannon (introduced by Jenny Yacovissi, conference chair)
|2018_MD_WWC_P05_180505||70||Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: Lunch w/Bob Schieffer|
Panel 5: Lunch
Keynote speaker: Veteran broadcast journalist and author Bob Schieffer (introduced by Gene Meyer)
|2018_MD_WWC_P10_180505||25||Washington Writers Conference (2018) -- Panel: There’s Always a First Time|
Panel 10: (Concurrent)
There’s Always a First Time: Debut Authors Across Genres and Publishing Paths
* Jenny Yacovissi, moderator, author of Up the Hill to Home
* Paula Tarnapol Whitacre (biography), author of A Civil Life in an Uncivil Time: Julia Wilbur's Struggle for Purpose
|2019_MD_WWC_P08_190511||18||Washington Writers Conference (2019) -- "Historical Fiction: Making It Real"|
"Historical Fiction: Making It Real"
Moderator: Jenny Yacovissi
Eugenia Kim, author
Zach Powers, author
Stephanie Dray, author