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MWA Baltimore Chapter Monthly Meeting

June 29, 2015
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Ukazoo Books
730 Dulaney Valley Road
Towson, MD 21204

Gary Lester is a Fantasy/Science Fiction novelist in Owings Mills. He has been involved with the MWA since 2003, when his first Novel, Ursula the Yellow,  won first place in the Fantasy category of the MWA Novel Contest. He has held treasurer, VP positions in both the state and Baltimore Chapters and was once the Baltimore Chapter President. He works with Ally Peltier in the management of MWA books and with Paul Lagasse with Channel 37 (
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