SWORD AND VERSE Launch Events!

Hope to see you at one or more of these exciting events celebrating the launch of Sword and Verse!

Launch Party

Tuesday, January 19, 2016 from 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm at Carroll County Public Library, Finksburg Branch (2265 Old Westminster Pike, Finksburg, MD 21048.  Phone: 410.386.4505)

Join us for a reading, signing, refreshments, and a screening of the winning entries in the SWORD AND VERSE trailer contest. Open to all!  Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing.  For more information, see http://library.carr.org

Writers: Let’s Talk Revision

Thursday, January 21 at 7 PM
Baltimore County Public Library, Cockeysville Branch
9833 Greenside Drive
Cockeysville, Maryland 21030-2188

From first draft to final copy, a novel goes through many stages of change. Join Kathy MacMillan, author of Sword and Verse (HarperTeen, 2016), and screenwriter Manuela Bernardi, the book’s betareader, for a frank discussion of feedback and how it shapes the revision process. Copies of the book will be available for purchase and signing after the program. This program is co-sponsored by Baltimore County Public Library and the Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators MD/DE/WV Region. Please RSVP at http://mddewv.scbwi.org/ by January 19.

Sword and Verse Gala


Join us for an elegant evening celebrating the launch of Sword and Verse and supporting Deaf Camps, Inc.’s scholarship fund!

Friday, January 22, 2016 from 6-9 PM
Grey Rock Mansion
400 Grey Rock Road
Pikesville, MD 21208

Tickets: $100 per person; includes:
-Full dinner
-Unlimited wine, soft drinks, coffee, and tea
-a signed hardcover first edition of Sword and Verse

Door prizes ~ Silent auction ~ 50/50 Raffle

This event will be accessible in English and American Sign Language.


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