Some thoughts on the National Book Festival

Last year my boyfriend and I attended the National Book Festival in Washington, DC, hosted by the Library of Congress.  We enjoyed it considerably, despite the rain, and were excited to learn about and have access to new authors. I wasn’t as happy with this year’s festival.  The SF/F authors were spread too far apartRead more

National Book Festival

This afternoon I attended the National Book Festival, hosted by the Library of Congress.  The festival had many excellent speakers.  While wandering aimlessly, I heard bits and pieces about writing for young adults, the Civil War, and Thomas Jefferson’s affair with Sally Hemmings.  I briefly wandered through the Pavilion of the States, but didn’t stayRead more