Along with 2013, we ring in some exciting changes for the Lit and Art Reading Series. The first event of the new year is Sunday, January 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. at The Watermark Gallery.
Â Started in October 2007, the Lit and Art Reading Series provides a unique opportunity to sample a wide variety of artistic sensibilities in one sitting.Â Hosted by authors Eric D. Goodman and Nitin Jagdish and the Watermark Galleryâ€™s resident artist, Manzar, the events are free and open to the public. Let us pour you a complimentary glass of wine!
Â In past years, we have averaged about five events per year. For 2013, weâ€™re proud to announce five events in the first half year, with more to follow.
This yearâ€™s programs will feature the talents of Michael Kimball, Nathan Leslie, Laura Shovan, Virginia Crawford, Tom Glenn, Julie-Wakeman-Linn, Earl Crown, Nik Korpon, Kathy Cottle, Djelloul Marbrook, Holly Morse-Ellington, Caryn Coyle, Lucrecia Guerrero, Jerry Holt, Austin Camacho, Lauren Eisenberg Davis, Harrison Demchick, Charles Rammelkamp, Sue Ellen Thompson, Goodloe Byron, Erik Kestler, Manzar, and more!
The first 2013 event takes place on January 27 from 2 to 5 p.m. at the Watermark Gallery, 100 South Charles Street, second floor of the Bank of America building right across from Baltimore's Inner Harbor.
Featured authors and poets at Januaryâ€™s event include Virginia Crawford, Earl Crown, Tom Glenn, Nathan Leslie, and Laura Shovan. Live music by Erik Kestler and original artwork by Manzar. Â Hosted by Nitin Jagdish and Eric D. Goodman. Bring your own work to share during open mic.
Come experience â€œthe best excuse to get lit in Baltimore on a Sunday afternoon.â€Â Learn more about the Lit and Art reading series and other literary events at www.facebook.com/home.php#!/groups/181120815252390/?fref=ts
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Eric D. Goodman, Books Correspondent
Eric's column, Lit Bit, is published regularly to Gather Essentials: Books.Â Featuring bits on writing, writers, books, and literature, Lit Bit will fulfill your literary longings.
Learn about Eric's full-color, hardcover childrens' book Flightless Goose.
His second novel, Womb, is with his literary agent.
As a full time writer and editor, his work has appeared in a number of periodicals, including The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, The Baltimore Review, San Francisco Book Review,Writers Weekly, Barrelhouse, Potomac Review, Sacramento Book Review, The Arabesques Review, The Pedestal Magazine, The Potomac, JMWW, Freshly Squeezed, Scribble, Slow Trains, Barrelhouse, Whatever Literary Journal, Smile Hon Youâ€™re In Baltimore, Read Street, On Stage Magazine, Four-Cornered Universe, To Be Read Aloud, Neck of My Guitar, Travel Insights, Coloquio, Life in Me Like Grass on Fire, and New Lines from the Old Line State: An Anthology of Maryland Writers.
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