April 9, 2018

Bethesda’s Local Writers Showcase Honors Writers and Poets on April 19 and 20

Bethesda Urban Partnership and Bethesda Magazine will host the Local Writer’s Showcase, celebrating writers from Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia on April 19 and 20. The Showcase will include two award ceremonies and readings, honoring the winners of the annual Bethesda Essay and Short Story Contest and the Bethesda Poetry Contest. Both ceremonies are open to the public.

The Showcase begins at 7 p.m. on Thursday, April 19, with a Poetry Contest Awards Ceremony and Reading by award-winning poet E. Ethelbert Miller at Gallery B, 7700 Wisconsin Avenue, Suite E located in Bethesda.

The Annual Bethesda Essay and Short Story Contest Awards ceremony will be held on Friday, April 20 at 7 p.m. at the Bethesda Hyatt located at 7400 Wisconsin Ave. Winners will receive their awards and can read an excerpt from their work.