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Reading at the 2013 Baltimore Book Festival, Sept 28

I'll be reading and hosting (I always like to multitask) the 510 Readings Series at the 2013 Baltimore Book Festival. Check out our great lineup at 6:30 pm, Saturday, Sept. 28th, at the CityLit tent:

Jessica Anya Blau
Aubrey Hirsch
Heather Rounds
Noel Sloboda
Simon Frueland
Jen Michalski

Also, many thanks to the Chesapeake Wine Company for providing free wine during the reading (wine and writers, always dangerous). Signing afterwards, and probably some drinks at the Owl Bar. Join us? Of course you will.

You can find out more information about the authors (and other readings) at the BBF site here. And maybe, if you come early enough, you can meet the real literary superstars: