"Dorothy Phaire, author of “Murder and the Masquerade”
Event Schedule

Press Release: WASHINGTON, DC - October 11, 2007— Author, Dorothy Phaire announced today the release of Murder and the Masquerade, the first book in the Dorothy Phaire Romantic Mystery Series.
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Speech/Panel/signing, Women’s Studies Symposium/Women in Research Topic of Speech? “Researching and Writing About Our History” (open and free to public) When? Feb 28, 2008 (Thur) 2:00 to 4:00 PM Where? 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008, Bldg 41, Suite 421 Sponsor? Dr. Cherie Ann Turpin, Asst. Prof. of English, cturpin@udc.edu Speech/book signing, Women’s History Month initiative Topic of Speech? “Women in Leadership” (open and free to public) When? Mar 4, 2008 (Tue) 2:00 to 4:00 PM Where? 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008, Bldg 41, Suite A-03 Contact? Ms. Dollie Ellis, Exec Asst. to VP, Student Affairs, doellis@udc.edu Workshop/Book signing, The Claude Brown Writers & Readers Series When? Mar 5, 2008 (Wed) 10:00 AM to noon Where? Busboys & Poets, 2021 14th Street, NW, Washington, D.C. 20009. (accessible by Metro via Greenline, take U Street exit. (open to registered attendees) Sponsor? Stacey Downey, Literacy Resource Director, Office of the State Superintendent of Education, Adult & Family Education, sdowney@udc.edu Busboys and Poets website: www.busboysandpoets.com/events.htm Speech/Panel, College English Association-Middle Atlantic Group (CEAMAG) Annual Spring Conference 2008 Topic of Speech? “The Migrating Classroom: Distance Learning & Technology” When? Mar 8, 2008 (Sat) 9:00 AM to noon (open to registered attendees, fee to attend) Where? Montgomery College, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, MD. 20850 Contact? Dr. Michael Eckert, Prof. of English, email at mike.eckert@montgomerycollege.edu. For directions, go to Montgomery College website: www.montgomerycollege.edu. Book Club Discussion/book signing, Inner Beauty Book Club When? Mar 15, 2008 (Sat) 7:00 to 9:00 PM Where? Private book club event, Silver Spring, Maryland Sponsor? Mrs. Sheila Prather Panel discussion/Book signing, Literature Live at UDC Topic? “Publishing in the 21st Century” (open and free to public) When? Mar 27, 2008 (Thur) 6:00 to 8:00 PM Where? 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, DC 20008, Windows Lounge, 2nd Level, (open and free to public) Sponsored by? University of the District of Columbia and the Hurston /Wright Foundation. Contact? Rina Daniels, Student Government Assoc. Book Club Discussion/book signing, Metro 9 Book Club When? Mar 29, 2008 (Sat) 2:30 to 4:30 PM Where? Private book club event, Accokeek, Maryland Sponsor? Ms. Darien V. Davis Panel /Book signing, Collegiate Women of Color Leadership Symposium When? April 4, 2008 (Fri) 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM Where? Bowie State University, Wiseman Bldg., Suite 102, (open to registered attendees) Sponsored by? Dr. Thelma Thompson, University of Maryland eastern Shore. For directions, go to Bowie State University website: bowie.stateuniversity.com


Events in “07”
Speech/Book signing, Sigma Tau Delta Fall Ceremony, University of DC Topic of Speech? “Teaching and Publishing with Technology” When? Nov 6, 2007 (Tue) 5:00 to 7:00 PM Where? 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D. C. 20008, Building 38 Windows Lounge, 2nd Level, (open to students and faculty of the University of the District of Columbia) Poetry reading/Book signing, Verse, Vibes & Bites (a monthly poetry series) When? Nov 15, 2007 (Thur) 7:00 to 9:00 PM Where? Barnes and Noble Bookstore, 555 12th Street, NW, Washington, D. C. 20004, accessible by Metro via Redline, take Metro Center. (open and free to public) Barnes & Noble Bookstore website: www.barnesandnoble.com Book signing/literary discussion, University of the District of Columbia When? Dec 5, 2007 (Wed) 11:00 to 2:30 PM Where? 4200 Connecticut Ave., NW, Washington, D. C. 20008, Building 38 (A-Level), campus accessible by Metro via Redline, take UDC-Van Ness exit. (open and free to public) UDC Bookstore website: University of the District of Columbia Bookstore Book signing/discussion, Tresses by Tris Salon When? Dec 6, 2007 (Thur) 11:00 to 2:30 PM Where? National Press Building, 529 14th Street., NW, Washington, D. C. 20045, Building 38 (A-Level), accessible by Metro via Redline, take 12th & F exit, Metro Center. (open and free to public) Speech/Book signing, D.C. Chapter of the Association for the Study of African American Life & History for Black Culture Sunday Topic of Speech? “Telling Our Stories, Teaching Our History: How Works of Historical Fact and Historical Fiction Inform Readers” (open and free to public) When? Dec 30, 2007 (Sun) 9:30 AM to noon Where? Shiloh Baptist Church, 1500 9th Street, NW, Washington, DC 20001. Sponsor? Dr. Sandra Jowers-Barber, Asst. Prof. of History, sjowers@udc.edu



Murder and the Masquerade is available for purchase for $18.95 through www.iUniverse.com (may also call toll free at 1-800-288-4677 to order) or through www.amazon.com or you may ask for this title at your local bookstore.

 


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