Our Annual Meeting was held December 10th, 2020 from 5:30 to 6 as a Zoom session.
F SCOTT FITZGERALD LITERARY FESTIVAL NEWS
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
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.