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


Join us the evening of  September 24th (6-8 EDT) when the Fitzgerald Festival will celebrate F. Scott Fitzgerald's 125th birthday with a showing of Gatsby in Connecticut a recent award-winning documentary  about the Fitzgeralds and a post-film discussion with its director/producer and one of its featured participants.

See a clip from the movie on this page.

Use this link on Sept. 24th:   https://mcpl.libnet.info/event/5493570

Yoga at Home
Our 2021 Honoree will be distinguished author 
John Edgar Wideman
You can listen to a recent Interview (5-3-21) with former Festival Committee board member Larry Matthews ("Matthews and Friends" ) at:

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

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


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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