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Date(s) - 09/30//2013
9:30 am - 8:45 pm

Library of Congress, Jefferson Blg.


Festival to celebrate DC’s literary past, present, and future.  Opening poem by Dolores Kendrick.  Panels feature the American Poetry Museum, Split This Rock, the Writers’ Center, and PEN/Faulkner.  Lunchtime presentations by 826DC and DC Writers’ Homes.  Evening reading featuring George Pelecanos, Edward P. Jones, and Richard McCann, followed by reception to be held at the Lutheran Church of the Reformation, 212 E. Capitol St. NW, DC.  All other events in Room LJ-119 of the Library of Congress, Thomas Jefferson Blg.  Free admission.