Baltimore-based Grub Street Opens Submissions

Grub Street, Towson University’s Literary and Arts magazine, has opened submissions for their May 2018 publication! They are accepting works of art, fiction, non-fiction, and poetry. Click here for submission requirements and more information.

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Event: Two Authors, Two Novels, One Bookshop!

We are happy to announce an exciting BrickHouse Books event in November! Join us at the Ivy Bookshop for dual readings from authors John C. McLucas (Dialogues on the Beach) and John Adam Wasowicz (Daingerfield Island)!

Cover for DIALOGUES ON THE BEACH, a novel by John C. McLucas. A painting by artist Minas Konsolas on the cover: an empty boardwalk bench overlooks an empty Rehoboth beach. Cover for DAINGERFIELD ISLAND by John Adam Wasowicz. A stylistic illustration: Silhouetted against water is a floating body, presumably dead. The deceased wears a dress and a distinct necklace, the latter of which is not in silhouette.

SAVE THE DATE!

Tuesday, November 7th, 7pm

The Ivy Bookshop
6080 Falls Road
Baltimore, MD 21209


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The Baltimore Book Festival: Clarinda Harriss, the Ivy Bookshop, CityLit, and more!

This weekend, Baltimore celebrates all things literature with the annual Baltimore Book Festival, held in the Inner Harbor.

BrickHouse Books’ Director and Editor-in-Chief, Clarinda Harriss, will read from The White Rail on Sunday, September 24th at 4:30pm. She will appear at the Inner Harbor Stage (by the Visitor Center) as part of the Lit & Art Reading Series.

While you’re there, stop by one of BHB’s favorite haunts, the Ivy Bookshop! The Ivy Bookshop is the official bookseller for the festival, and is a beloved independent retailer for many BHB titles.

If you’re looking to grow as a writer, learn more about the intersection of social activism and the literary arts, or just listen to great music and poetry, head to the CityLit Project stage! This year’s lineup is incredible!

With so many great events and exhibitors, it’s an event you won’t want to miss. We’ll see you there!

Book Club Series: Needs by Clarence Brown

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Gallery CA, 440 E Oliver St, Baltimore MD, 21202

November 9, 7:00 – 8:30pm

The first of the Book Club series will take place today, November 9th at Gallery CA. Please stop by and listen to Clarence Brown discuss his novella, Needs, in a conversation facilitated by publisher Clarinda Harriss.

Book Club Series

TakiScreenshot 2015-11-07 16.21.56ng place at diverse locations between October and December, this series features four events and five books selected by a committee of Baltimore-area writers. Each book club event features a facilitated conversation with interested readers and the books’ authors. Presented in partnership with and sponsored by The Ivy Bookshop (Information on how to register for one or more Book Club Series events coming soon.The first 10 people to RSVP for each event will receive a free copy of the book! For more information, please visit this page.

CityLit 2015: “Most important festival ever”

BrickHouse Books is proud to have been part of the twelfth annual CityLit Festival on May 2.  It took place at the Enoch Pratt Free Library and was the only event in the city that day not to have been canceled due to the rally at City Hall.  http://citylitproject.org/index.cfm?page=news&newsid=157

BhB had a table and our own Clarinda Harriss read a poem as part of the panel honoring Michael Salcman’s new anthology, POETRY IN MEDICINE.

Click here to listen to podcasts from the festival.