A collage by Bill Hughes, eminent chronicler of Baltimore's cultural scene.
With Pratt Library executive director Carla Hayden displaying Mayoral Citation declaring it "CityLit Day."
Barnyard Sharks jamming at the Baltimore Book Festival.
"Aging Newspapermen's Club" lunch at Roman's in Highlandtown.
Displaying the sponsor's lanyard at AWP in Boston.
Jessica Anya Blau
I have a thing about clowns: hate 'em!
(and mimes, Punch-n-Judy shows, puppets, marrionettes, mummenschanz, the whole lot of 'em)
BBF Man vs. CLP Guy
Judy Cooper and Darlene Bookoff
Michael Downs and Geoff Becker
Em Sea Water
Elizabeth Evitts, Doug Frost, Neil Grauer
Advising writers during "Free Friday Feedback" at Baltimore Book Festival.
Tony Hayes at the Poe House Re-Opening
Neat collage with Rafael Alvarez (the first writer I published) and George Saunders (the last author I introduced).
Flyer from one of CityLit's proudest moments, co-curating a show of literature and music with the indomitable Raven Ekundayo of The Love Movement.
Burt Kummerow, Maryland Historical Society, and Scott Fuqua
Phuong Huynh, Jen Michalski, Rosalia Scalia, Holly Morse-Ellington, Caryn Coyle, Christine Stewart
Little Patuxent Review Panel at Baltimore Book Festival
LindaJoy Burke, Kathleen Hellen, Fernando Quijano III, Melanie Henderson, Derrick Weston Brown, Tony Medina (Truth Thomas moderated).
Poet Jennifer Wallace
Award ceremony for Maryland Young Writers' Contest sponsored by CityLit Project and Baltimore's Child.
Maryland State Arts Council Individual Artist Award winners (playwriting)
Leonora "Peachy" Dixon
Smartish Pace editor Stephen Reichert
Pratt Contemporaries' Black & White Party
Jason Tinney and Brad Dunnells
Another wonderful Bill Hughes collage.
Literary Marketplace at CityLit Festival (2014)
Joan Wilhelm (left) listens in on a talk about memoir writing.
Author Janice Gary delivers a mini-workshop on the art of memoir writing.
Poet Natasha Saje
WYPR's Tom Hall interviews National Book Award winner James McBride.
A packed auditorium for "Letters About Literature," presented by Maryland Humanities Council at CityLit Festival.
Caught at CityLit Festival (l-r): Pratt librarian Linda Schwartz, Pulitzer Prize winner Taylor Branch, National Book Award winner James McBride, author and former writer for "The Wire" Rafael Alvarez, former speechwriter for First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton Christy Macy, and Maryland Humanities Council executive director Phoebe Stein.
A family celebrates "Letters About Literature," the annual contest for youth across the state sponsored by the Maryland Humanities Council.
After years of working on Saturdays, new CityLit board member Peggy Hoffman is wowed by CityLit Festival!
Poets mark the 125th anniversary of Poet Lore, the oldest continuously published poetry journal in the United States.
Marylander Erica Dawson returned home to read poems from her latest collection, The Small Blades Hurt.
Jason Ockert, Gregg Wilhelm, Jeff Parker, Nathan Deuel