Gaithersburg Book Festival (2015) -- Keith Donohue ("The Boy Who Drew Monsters"):
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Description of Pictures: Keith Donohue: The Boy Who Drew Monsters:
Keith Donohue is the author of the novels "The Stolen Child," "Angels of Destruction" and "Centuries of June." His work has been translated in two dozen languages, and his novels have been named as “Best Book of the Year” by Amazon.com, Borders Original Voices, Library Journal, The Washington Post, St. Louis Post-Dispatch, Kansas City Star, Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and Locus magazine (UK). His latest novel, "The Boy Who Drew Monsters," is a literary horror novel about a young boy trapped inside his own world, whose drawings blur the lines between fantasy and reality. Donohue spent most of his career as a ghostwriter for Federal government agencies, including the National Endowment for the Arts, and has taught and lectured on writing and literature at several colleges and universities. His reviews have appeared in The Washington Post and the Washington Independent Review of Books. A graduate of Duquesne University in Pittsburgh, Donohue also holds a Ph.D. in English from The Catholic University of America. He lives in Wheaton, Maryland.
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2015 photos: Equipment this year: I mostly used my Fuji XS-1 camera but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
I retired from the US Census Bureau in god-forsaken Suitland, Maryland on my 58th birthday in May. Yee ha!
Trips this year:
a quick trip to Florida.
two Civil War Trust conferences (Raleigh, NC and Richmond, VA), and
my 10th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con trip (including Los Angeles).
Ego Strokes: Carolyn Cerbin used a Kevin Costner photo in her USA Today article. Miss DC pictures were used a few times in the Washington Post.
Number of photos taken this year: just over 550,000.
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