Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler (Moderated by Bethanne Patrick):
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Description of Pictures: Andrea Bartz, Marcia Butler, Bethanne Patrick -- New York City is the backdrop for these compulsively readable debut novels by Andrea Bartz and Marcia Butler. Each explores the effects of death, grief and secrets on tangled relationships.
Latest Title: The Lost Night
Andrea Bartz is a journalist and essayist, as well as the author of “The Lost Night.” Previously, she was a senior editor at Glamour, Fit Pregnancy, Psychology Today and other magazines. She grew up in the suburbs of Milwaukee and graduated from Northwestern University’s school of journalism, and in 2010, she co-authored the blog and book, “Stuff Hipsters Hate.” Andrea lives in Brooklyn. Her second novel, “The Herd,” will be published in 2020.
Latest Title: Pickle's Progress
Marcia Butler’s debut novel, “Pickle’s Progress,” has been hailed by Michael Schaub of NPR as “Surprising and audacious…. Pickle’s Progress is a deeply weird novel that succeeds because of Butler’s willingness to take risks and her considerable charisma — she’s a gifted storyteller with a uniquely dry sense of humor and a real sympathy for her characters… a promising fiction debut from a writer who seems incapable of not going her own way.” Vulture and Refinery 29 listed it as one of their top books of April 2019. Her nationally acclaimed memoir, “The Skin Above My Knee,” was one of the Washington Post’s “top ten noteworthy moments in classical music in 2017”. Her writing has been published in Literary Hub, PANK Magazine, Psychology Today, Aspen Ideas Magazine, Catapult, Bio-Stories and others.
Marcia has had several creative careers: professional musician, interior designer, documentary filmmaker, and author. As an oboist, the New York Times hailed her as a “first rate artist.” During her musical career, she performed as a principal oboist and soloist on the most renowned of New York and international stages, with many high-profile musicians and orchestras – including pianist Andre Watts and co ...More...
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2019 photos: Equipment this year: I continued to use my Fuji XS-1 cameras but, depending on the event, I also used a Nikon D7000.
Trips this year:
(May/June) a two-day jaunt to New York City for my 62nd birthday,
(July) two-weeks out west for San Diego Comic-Con and sites in Utah,
(August) a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts to experience rain in another state,
(August) a three-day trip to Asheville, NC to visit Dad and his wife Dixie,
(August) another two-day jaunt to New York City (United Nations, Flushing).
That's it so far!
Partially Reviewed: Rough draft. I've gone through these pictures once, removing the worst ones, some duplication, etc. I usually take sequences of 4 or 5 pictures at a time and there are lots of near duplicates. I'll be doing a final review later which will cull the pictures down some. To be honest though, I'm way behind on doing final reviews.