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Wednesday, April 01, 2009

Alice McDermott Headlines Fitzgerald Spring Event

Renowned author and National Book Award winner Alice McDermott will read from her work and lead a literary discussion at the Spring Event of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference.

The event takes place at 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16 at the Faculty Staff Dining Room in the Campus Center of Montgomery College’s Rockville campus.

Alice McDermott has been a finalist for the National Book Award twice and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize twice. She charmed her way to the National Book Award with 1988’s Charming Billy. Other acclaimed novels include The Bigamist’s Daughter, That Night, At Weddings and Wakes, Child of My Heart and most recently After This.

Don’t miss this rare opportunity to see Alice McDermott read from her work and answer questions from the audience. The author will be available to sign books after the presentation.

The event is free to members of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference, Inc. and their guests. Admission is $10 for the general public and $6 for students and seniors. Refreshments will be served.

Support comes from the City of Rockville, Montgomery College, Arts and Humanities Council of Montgomery County, Gazette Newspapers, the Rockville Cultural Arts Commission, Peerless Rockville Historic Preservation, Ltd., Chase Hotel Suites and the F. Scott Fitzgerald Society.

To learn more about the spring event, about the F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest or about the F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference, visit www.montgomerycollege.edu/potomacreview/fsf_notice.html

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