Gaithersburg Book Festival (2019) -- Sarah McCoy (Moderated by Nicole Hertvik):
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Description of Pictures: Sarah McCoy -- Sarah McCoy brings to life two strong women: one a fictionalized account of determined socialite Alva Vanderbilt, the other, Marilla Cuthbert, imagined from the pages of a beloved children's classic.
Moderated by Nicole Hertvik.
Note: Therese Anne Fowler, originally scheduled for the panel, could not attend.
Latest Title: Marilla of Green Gables
Sarah McCoy is the New York Times, USA Today, and international bestselling author of “Marilla of Green Gables,” “The Mapmaker’s Children,” and “The Baker’s Daughter,” which was a 2012 Goodreads Choice Award Best Historical Fiction nominee. She is also the author of the novella, “The Branch of Hazel,” in “Grand Central,” “The Time It Snowed in Puerto Rico,” and “Le souffle des feuilles et des promesses” (Pride and Providence).
Sarah’s work has been featured in Real Simple, The Millions, Your Health Monthly, Huffington Post, Read It Forward, Writer Unboxed, and other publications. She has taught English writing at Old Dominion University and at the University of Texas at El Paso. She lives with her husband, an orthopedic sports surgeon, and their dog, Gilbert, in Winston-Salem, North Carolina.
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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:
a four-day jaunt to Massachusetts (Boston, Stockbridge, and Springfield) to experience rain in another state,
Asheville, NC to visit Dad and his wife Dixie,
three trips to New York City (including the United Nations, Flushing, and the New York Comic-Con), and
my 14th consecutive San Diego Comic-Con (including sites in Utah).
That's it so far!