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November 2019 Notable Maryland Author Upton Sinclair

Upton Beall Sinclair "I aimed at the public's heart, and by accident I hit it in the stomach." – Upton Sinclair Upton Beall Sinclair, (September 20, 1878 - November 25, 1968) was born in Baltimore, but his family moved to New York when he was a child. When he was a teenager he began wri...

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October 2019 Notable Maryland Author Matthew A. Henson

Matthew Alexander Henson “I was in the lead that had overshot the mark a couple of miles. We went back then and I could see that my footprints were the first at the spot.” -- Matthew A. Henson Matthew Alexander Henson, (August 8, 1866 - March 9, 1955) was born on a farm in Nanjemoy, M...

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September 2019 Notable Maryland Author Samuel Dashiell Hammett

Samuel Dashiell Hammett “All my characters were based on people I've known personally, or known about.” – Dashiell Hammett Samuel Dashiell Hammett (May 27, 1894 – January 10, 1961) was born on a farm in St Mary's County, Maryland and grew up in Philadelphia and Baltimore. ...

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August 2019 Notable Maryland Author Jake Marcionette

JAKE Marcionette “I have my Mom to thank for my developing my love for writing.” - Jake Marcionette Jake Marcionette, (3/20/2001) released his debut book, Just Jake, when he was just 12. It is a middle grade, loosely autobiographical, laugh-out-loud comedy adventure. In doing this, Jak...

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July 2019 Notable Maryland Author Michael S. Glaser

Michael S. Glaser “The darkness and cold is out there — and there is not a stranger among us.” Michael S. Glaser Michael S. Glaser was born in Chicago, Illinois in 1943, received his B.A. from Denison University and his M.A. and Ph.D. from Kent State University. Glaser served a...

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