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Bethesda Magazine's 2017 Best of Bethesda Editors' Pick for "Best Place for Literary Inspiration"

 

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WWPH Poetry and Prose Reading

Sat, 4 Nov, 2017 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

We continue a longstanding tradition with a reading by winners of the Washington Writers’ Publishing House fiction and poetry competitions. Jacob Weber reads from Don’t Wait to be Called. He is joined by poet Nicole Tong, author of How to Prove a Theory.

Nicole Tong has received fellowships from the Vermont Studio Center, Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Sundress Academy at Firefly Farms, and George Mason University where she received her MFA. In 2016, she served as an inaugural Writer-in-Residence at Pope-Leighey House, a Frank Lloyd Wright property in Alexandria, Virginia. She is a recipient of the President’s Sabbatical from Northern Virginia Community College where she is an associate professor of English. Her writing has appeared in CALYX, Cortland Review, Yalobusha Review, and Still: the Journal among others. Tong received a Dorothy Rosenberg Award has been nominated for a Pushcart prize.

Jacob Weber grew up in Ohio, and is currently a translator living in Maryland. He favorite language is Tigrinya, and his interactions with Eritrean and Ethiopian migrants are an inspiration for many of his stories. He has a Master's in English from the University of Illinois at Chicago. His stories have appeared in Bartleby Snopes, The Potomac Review, and The Green Hills Literary Lantern. He is a fiction editor for The Baltimore Review. He writes a blog on writing and culture at workshopheretic.blogspot.com. 

 

 

Location: The Writer's Center
4508 Walsh Street
Bethesda, MD 2081
Fees: Free admission.
Contact: 301-654-8664 or post.master@writer.org
Calendar: Workshop & Event Calendar
Category: Open Door Reading
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