Literary Series

Big Read Pre-Kickoff:  Immigrant Experience in Literature

Date: Thursday, March 22, 11:30 a.m.
Location: Mansion at Strathmore, 10701 Rockville Pike, North Bethesda

FOLMC will host an NEA Big Read pre-kickoff literary event featuring an author panel discussing the immigrant experience in literature with Dawit Gebremichael Habte, software engineer and author of Gratitude in Low Voices, and Ginny Gong, community leader and author of From Ironing Board to Corporate Board.

Copies will be available for purchase and signing. The luncheon following the lecture offers an opportunity to continue a personal dialog with the authors. Ridgewells caters lunch from a pre-selected menu. Lunch reservation is now closed.

In addition to the lecture, take time to enjoy the Mansion at Strathmore stunning grounds and unique gift shop. The Mansion is a lovely Neo-Georgian colonial-revival built in 1899. The Mansion’s spacious galleries house an array of works in every medium.  The outdoor sculpture garden displays commissioned and donated sculptures by various local and national artists.  Click here to view the current list of exhibitions.

FOLMC and Strathmore members in good standing receive reduced ticket prices.

This event is part of NEA Big Read in Montgomery County. Click here for more related events.

*Note: All ticket sales are final. No refunds or exchanges.


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