The Committee for Ethnic Affairs advises the Montgomery County, MD County Executive and County Council on public policy that relates to ethnic affairs; promotes maximum involvement of all ethnic groups in the County in government, business and community affairs.

Sunday, April 17, 2011

Author Matt Logelin to Deliver Keynote Address at Gaithersburg Book Festival

The Gaithersburg Book Festival is an annual all-day celebration of books, writers, and literary excellence. In just its second year, the Festival is already becoming one of the premier literary events in the Washington region. The 2011 Festival will be held on Saturday, May 21, 2011, on the grounds of Gaithersburg City Hall, with shuttle buses running from nearby Lakeforest Mall.  Activities include appearances, discussions and book signings by more than 50 national bestselling and award-winning authors as well as local up-and-comers; writing workshops; a Children’s Village; a Coffee House with poets and singers/songwriters; onsite book sales, both new and used; exhibitors and, of course, food, drink, ice cream, and more. Admission, parking, and shuttle bus rides are free. For more information please visit

Matt Logelin will share his tragic yet uplifting story as the keynote speaker at the second annual Gaithersburg Book Festival. During his presentation, he will discuss his memoir, "Two Kisses for Maddy: A Memoir of Loss & Love,” which was released today. You can read more about Logelin and his book at For additional details on Logelin’s keynote address at the Gaithersburg Book Festival and the more than 50 other best-selling and national award-winning authors participating in the event, visit

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