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Wednesday, June 09, 2010

Flightless Goose Lands at LakeFest

Flightless Goose has found a new lake! Gilbert will be featured at the Columbia Festival of the Arts’ BookFest at LakeFest.

LakeFest is a weekend full of free, fun events for the entire family. With books, art exhibits, music, kids’ entertainment and crafts, demonstrations and a variety of activities for all ages, it’s a jam-packed weekend guaranteed to be fun for everyone!

BookFest at Lakefest puts a literary spin on the festivities.

From 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 12, we’re offering a free Kid’s Lit Hour. I’ll partner with Laura Shovan, the Maryland State Arts Council Artist-in-Education for Poetry and winner of this year’s Harriss Poetry Prize. After a reading of Flightless Goose, Laura will conduct a family poetry craft with the kids.

I’ll be signing copies of Flightless Goose for kids and their families — so come for the poetry and stay for the books!

Learn more about Laura Shovan at her website.


Find out more about Columbia Festival of the Arts’ BookFest at LakeFest at the official website.


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