Women's History Month Literary Festival

Saturday, March 12 at 1:00pm to 4:00pm

MD State Library for the Blind & Physically Handicapped 415 Park Ave., Baltimore MD 21201

Two women writers discuss the intersection of place, time, and culture in literature and in the live of women. The conversation will be moderated by Donna Owens.

Dolen Perkins-Valdez is the author of two bestselling novels, Wench and Balm. The Washington Post called Balm the "perfect post-Charleston novel," and NPR's Kojo Nnamdi Show picked it as a top summer read for 2015. Wench was chosen as a Top Ten Pick of the Month by "O, The Oprah Magazine," and NPR named it a top five book club pick of 2010. In 2011, Perkins-Valdez was a finalist for two NAACP Image Awards and the Hurston-Wright Legacy Award for fiction. She was awarded the First Novelist Award by the Black Caucus of the American Library Association. She teaches in the Stonecoast MFA program in Maine.

Karin Tanabe is a former Politico reporter whose writing has appeared in the Chicago Tribune, Newsday and the Washington Post. A graduate of Vassar, she is the author of The List, The Price of Inheritance and The Gilded Years. She has made frequent appearances as a celebrity and political expert on television.

Media Sponsor: The Baltimore Times

Subscribe
Event Type

Writers LIVE!

Age Group

Adults, Seniors

Compass Category

Other

Recent Activity

People Going (3)

Priya Sekar Monica Lovingeverymoment Baker Saundra Bond

Getting Here

More from Pratt

Compass, September-October 2016

Download Compass, the printed news and events calendar:

featuring highlights of the month ahead.

podcasts icon small Rspace
Listen to Podcasts