Our Annual Meeting was held December 10th, 2020 from 5:30 to 6 as a Zoom session.

F SCOTT FITZGERALD LITERARY FESTIVAL NEWS

Readings in Tribute to John Edgar Wideman

was a free event Co-sponsored with The Writer's Center

Held OCTOBER 29th 2021 @ 7:00 PM EDT - 8:00 PM EDT

A one hour recording of the readings can be viewed at: 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IfGWavsuBJA

 

See a recording of the Fitzgerald Festival celebrating the Winners and Runners-Up in the 2021 F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contests .Both Winners and Runners-Up in the 2021 F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest read from their stories. A recording is here.  An introduction begins about 14 minutes into the recording.

More information on the Short Stories is here and the stories can  be downloaded

 

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Our 2021 Honoree distinguished author John Edgar Wideman
was interviewed on the radio  (5-3-21) with former Festival Committee board member Larry Matthews ("Matthews and Friends" )

Larry Matthews' interview with  lauded author John Edgar was written up and can also be read at: the link below. 

Wideman talks about race, short stories, and why he doesn’t care to be known as a great American writer

http://www.washingtonindependentreviewofbooks.com/index.php/features/an-interview-with-john-edgar-wideman

On the evening of October 21, the winners and runners-up of the F. Scott Fitzgerald Student Short Story Contest and the adult F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest will be announced. 

The winners and runners-up in both the adult and student Short Story Contest will read from and comment briefly on their stories.

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