2018 Author Tour

Join Us at One of Eight Stops on the Tour

As part of our programming for the state’s largest reading and discussion program, 2018 One Maryland One Book author Tim Junkin will tour the state to discuss his book Bloodsworth: The True Story of the First Death Row Inmate Exonerated by DNA. He will be joined at two stops on the tour by Kirk Bloodsworth, who is the subject of this year’s selection. 

All tour events are free. Seating is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Mr. Junkin will speak and sign books at the following locations.

Author Tim Junkin and Kirk Bloodsworth
Author Tim Junkin and Kirk Bloodsworth

Baltimore Book Festival
Sunday, September 30 │ 1:00 p.m.
Kirk Bloodsworth will join Tim Junkin in conversation at this event
Baltimore Book Festival Literary Salon, Baltimore Inner Harbor │ Information: (410) 685-0095

Boonsboro High School
Monday, October 1 │ 11:00 a.m.
10 Campus Avenue, Boonsboro │ (301) 729-3250 ext. 168

Frederick Community College, Jack B. Kussmaul Theater
Monday, October 1 │ 7:00 p.m.
7932 Opossumtown Pike, Frederick │ Information: (301) 600-3769

Abingdon Library
Tuesday, October 2 │ 7:00 p.m.
2510 Tollgate Road, Abingdon │ Information: (410) 638-3990

Bowie Library
Wednesday, October 3 │ 11:00 a.m.
15210 Annapolis Road, Bowie │ Information: (301) 262-7000

Leonardtown High School
Wednesday, October 3 │ 7:00 p.m.
23995 Point Lookout Road, Leonardtown │ (301) 475-2846 ext. 1007

Salisbury University, Guerrieri Academic Commons Assembly Hall
Thursday, October 4 │ 11:00 a.m.
1101 Camden Avenue, Salisbury │ Information: (410) 543-6450

Cambridge-South Dorchester High School
Thursday, October 4 │ 7:00 p.m.
Kirk Bloodsworth will join Tim Junkin in conversation at this event
2475 Cambridge Beltway, Cambridge │ Information: (443) 477-4798


These events are coordinated in partnership with Baltimore Book Festival, Dorchester County Public Schools, Frederick County Public Libraries, Harford County Public Library, Prince George’s County Memorial Library System, Salisbury University, St. Mary’s County Library, St. Mary’s County Public Schools, and Washington County Free Library.

Additional local support for the tour is provided by Anne Arundel County Public Library, Boonsboro High School, Calvert Library, Caroline County Public Library, Charles County Public Library, Dorchester County Public Library, Frederick Community College, Harford Community College, Friends of Washington County Free Library, Harford County Government Office of Community Services, Harford County Sheriff’s Office, Southern Maryland Regional Library Association, Talbot County Free Library, University of Maryland Eastern Shore, and Wor-Wic Community College.