The International Women’s History Month Literary Festival will be held in the Wheeler Auditorium at Enoch Pratt Free Library’s Central Library on 400 Cathedral Street in Baltimore on Saturday, March 6 from 1-4 pm. Moderated by Linda A. Duggins of Hachette Book Group, the discussion will feature five women writers and focus on the voice and role of women in the past, present, and future in books and in life.
Slated to appear are Connie May Fowler, the author of seven novels, most recently How Clarissa Burden Learned to Fly (Grand Central Publishing), and winner of the Chautauqua South Literary Award, the Southern Book Critics Circle Award, and the Francis Buck Award; Iris Gomez, who has written two poetry collections and most recently a novel, Try to Remember (Grand Central Publishing); Elizabeth Nunez, who has written seven novels, most recently Anna-In-Between (Akashic Press), and won the American Book Award for Bruised Hibiscus; Dolen Perkins-Valdez, author of Wench (Amistad/HarperCollins); and Tiphanie Yanique, author of How to Escape From a Leper Colony (Graywolf Press).
The Enoch Pratt Free Library has partnered with the Antigua & Barbuda International Literary Festival and the Baltimore Times for the event. Attendees can purchase books from the Ivy Bookshop following the event.
For more information, visit the Enoch Pratt Free Library’s website.