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Annapolis: Behind the Scenes at a Book Review Site

March 15, 2017
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

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Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, Room 205
801 Chase Street
Annapolis, MD 21401

What does it take to get a review from a well-respected review site? How do you get that killer blurb for your bookcover? Join us March 15th when Senior Editor of the Washington Independent Review of Books (WIRoB) Carrie Callahan joins MWAA to give us the skinny on how the operation works, how they select books for review, and what you can do to improve your chances of getting that coveted review. (HINT: Understand the calendar for pre-publication reviews!)

About the Speaker: Carrie Callaghan is the senior editor with the Washington Independent Review of Books. She is also a historical fiction writer, and her short stories have been published in Silk Road, The MacGuffin, and multiple other literary journals around the country. She lives in Maryland with her family.  Follow her on Twitter @carriecallaghan, and you can find her blog at