Lit & Art Reading Series with Eric D. Goodman, Richard Peabody, Jen Grow, and more!


September 22, 2017




Inner Harbor Stage Presented by Towson University

The Lit and Art Reading Series has been showcasing the fiction, nonfiction, poetry, original art, live music, and other artistic works of local, regional, national, and international talent for 10 years, at such venues as The Watermark Gallery, The Ivy Bookshop, The Historic York Inn/Smyser-Bair House, and The Baltimore Book Festival. Learn more about The Lit and Art Reading Series at www.facebook.com/groups/LitAndArt.

Eric D. Goodman is a Baltimore author who writes about trains, wombs, and animals gone wild. His new book, Womb: a novel in utero (Merge Publishing) is available at the Baltimore Book Fest, and in bookstores. Visit him at www.EricDGoodman.com.

Clarinda Harriss is a professor emerita of English at Towson University. Her work as publisher of BrickHouse Books, Inc., MD's oldest literary press, has gone on for almost 50 years. Most of her published books are poetry-related; The White Rail is her first published collection of short fiction. She is completing a mixed-genre book, The Dementia Diary.

Ron Tanner’s awards for writing include a Faulkner Society gold medal, a Pushcart Prize, a New Letters Award, a Best of the Web Award, a Maryland Arts Council grant, and many others. He is the author of four books, most recently Missile Paradise, a novel. He teaches writing at Loyola University-Maryland and directs the Marshall Islands Story Project.

Fernando Quijano III (The Word Pimp) can’t be contained in 75 words or less. If you really want to know him, just visit one of his blogs: The Word Pimp Spits Wisdom Like Seeds & The Word Pimp’s Guide to Surviving the Trumpocalypse. You’ll find his words there, for free. Fernando was awarded a B grant in 2011 for his writing by the William G. Baker, Jr. Memorial Fund.

Goodloe Byron
is a musician, writer, muralist, painter and passionate cloud collector from Frederick.

Manzar was born in Tehran, Iran. Her work’s been exhibited throughout the country and around the world. Her new work, Maagu, translates to “silence” and is inspired by the Rumi poem that repeats “Maagu” 13 times, inspiring the silence and peace within us. The Watermark Gallery in Baltimore houses her permanent collection. www.manzar.net.

Nitin Jagdish’s job is to put words into sentences and paragraphs that form all types of government documents. Sometimes, his employer uses those words. When he is not working for his employer, he puts words into sentences and paragraphs that form stories, essays, and (very rarely) poems. Sometimes, publishers use those words.


Sept 28-30, 2018
Fri - Sun: 11am - 7pm
Baltimore Inner Harbor

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