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Julia Alvarez to Appear at Fitzgerald Literary Conference in Rockville


An international theme dominates this year’s F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Conference.  The 14th annual conference is scheduled for October 17, 2009, in Rockville, Maryland.

Popular novelist Julia Alvarez
is the 2009 honoree for the prestigious F. Scott Fitzgerald Literary Award.  She will accept the award and give a reading from her work at the conference. The keynote address, Teaching The Great Gatsby in Tehran, will be presented by Azar Nafisi.  Literary Border Crossings is the subject of a panel discussion moderated by Pulitzer Prize winner Henry Allen and featuring Marie Arana, H.G. Carillo, and Olga Grushin.

Workshops on subjects such as creative nonfiction, short story style, screenplay adaptation, voice, and novel writing are offered in the morning and afternoon.

Read the complete press release by clicking on PDF release below.  For more information, go to the conference's web site here.

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