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A professional headshot of Saima Sitwat, a Pakistani American woman. She has shoulder-length black hair and hazel eyes. She wears a green shirt with pink and yellow flowers on it. Her arms are crossed.
Saima Sitwat, author of "American Muslim: An Immigrant’s Journey," sits on our Board of Directors. She has curated a panel called “Becoming American” for CityLit Festival: Maryland Center for the Book at Maryland Humanities serves as one of the festival’s partners this year. The panel consists of Maryland women who’ve immigrated to America. We spoke to her about the event, her experience writing as an immigrant, and more.
February 22, 2022
A collage of three book covers: “Aftershocks: A Memoir” by Nadia Owusu; “What’s Mine and Yours: A Novel” by Naima Coster; and "Clap When You Land" by Elizabeth Acevedo.
Eden Etzel, our Program Assistant for Maryland Center for the Book, delves into our top three contenders for One Maryland One Book 2022. This year's theme is "New Beginnings."
February 3, 2022
A collage of the following ten books divided into two rows: “The Office of Historical Corrections” by Danielle Evans, “Clap When You Land” by Elizabeth Acevedo, “Dominicana” by Angie Cruz, “What’s Mine and Yours” by Naima Coster, “There There” by Tommy Orange, “Mary Jane” by Jessica Anya Blau, “All You Can Ever Know” by Nicole Chung, “Everywhere You Don’t Belong” by Gabriel Bump, “Afterlife” by Julia Alvarez, and “Aftershocks” by Nadia Owusu.
We announce our top ten contenders for One Maryland One Book 2022! The theme this year is "New Beginnings."
January 7, 2022
January 10, 2018
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