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Greg AlexanderAlexander, Gregory J.  FREELANCE EDITOR, WRITER, PROOFREADER      A freelance writer and editor who has written on many topics – from interior design, travel, real estate, education, healthcare and home improvement to weddings, fitness and history. He is also the editor of Mason-Dixon ARRIVE magazine, and the co-author of three books, A Brief History of Charles Village, Images of America: Woodley Park and Images of America: Capitol Hill.    (410) 243-3387      greg@gregoryjalexander.com      www.gregoryjalexander.com

art-craft-126Artist & Craftsman Supply  QUALITY ART SUPPLIES, FOR MOST ARTS   We are the specialists when it comes to the quality and archivalness of art materials. We don't just offer the best-sellers and pass them along cheap; we have a positive imperative to give artists the option of as many different brands, as many different colors, and as many types of materials as we possibly can.  137 West North Ave. Baltimore, MD 21201  (877) 905.0003 (410) 528.0003 Fax: (410) 528.0777  www.artistcraftsman.com

b-songwriters-126Baltimore Songwriters Association  SONGWRITERS , CRITIQUES,, SUPPORT       BSA meetings are free and open to the public every 2nd and 4th Monday of the month at the Patterson Arts Center, 3134 Eastern Ave.  We offer constructive critique of your songs, mini-workshops, networking, resource sharing, learning and generally a friendly, constructive and supportive atmosphere. Address:  PO box 22496, Baltimore MD 21203     (410)-813-4039    www.baltimoresongwriters.org    Also see... Sponsors    News

bthing126(The) Book Thing of Baltimore, Inc.  BOOKS, FREE       "Our mission is to put unwanted books into the hands of  those who want them." We get books and magazines from businesses, organizations and individuals who no longer need them.   We give them away absolutely free between the hours of 9 a.m. and 6 p.m. on weekends (limit 150,000 books per day per person) Address:3001 Vineyard Lane, Baltimore, MD 21218    (410) 662-5631      russell@bookthing.org      www.bookthing.org 

capo-h126Capobianco, Holly  AUTHOR / ILLUSTRATOR OF  CHILDREN'S BOOKS      I write and illustrate children’s picture books.  The stories revolve around the exploits and adventures of a rabbit with a shy personality.  To date there are 11 completed books in this series.  For more information please send an Email: hah3180@hotmail.com

citylit-126CityLit Project  LITERARY ORGANIZATION, WORKSHOPS      Mission: CityLit Project nurtures the culture of literature in Baltimore and throughout Maryland. CityLit creates enthusiasm for literary arts, builds a community of avid readers and writers, and opens opportunities for young people and diverse audiences to embrace the literary arts.  Baltimore magazine called its signature event, CityLit Festival, "a can't miss event on the city's cultural scene.     (410) 274-5691    info@citylitproject.org    www.citylitproject.org

fisherj126Fisher, Julie  PUBLISHED POET, ANTHOLOGY EDITOR, PARENT      Julie Fisher likes to spin multiple, unrelated plates simultaneously and finds this inspires poems. She adores the sight of words, the feel of paper and sometimes wishes she could caress, bathe and wrestle the the words that scintillate her. julie@poetryinbaltimore.com    www.PoetryInBaltimore.com

grahamb-126phGraham, Bob  WRITING, EDITING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, CONSULTING             Freelance writer Bob Graham offers more than a decade of experience in writing, editing, public relations and media consultation. A journalist since 1987, Graham has written for a variety of publications, including the Baltimore Sun. He has written news, features, business and real estate articles, as well as commentaries, humor pieces and articles for and about the Internet.   (410) 241-8980        bob@bgwriter.com        www.bgwriter.com

heidr126Heid, Rosalind Ellis  BALTIMORE POETS, ARCHIVE      I am searching for 100 Baltimore City Poets!!  It is estimated that there may be 500 poets in Baltimore.  On behalf of The Baltimore City Historical Society I am creating an archive of poetry written and published by local poets.  If you would like your work to be part of this collection, please contact me.  (410) 625-9262    roz@innerharbornetwork.com     www.innerharbornetwork.com

md-lawyers126phMaryland Lawyers for the Arts  ART LAW, COPYRIGHT, CONTRACTS                               Maryland Lawyers for the Arts is a nonprofit organization that provides lawyer referral services and pro bono legal assistance to income-eligible artists and arts organizations.  MLA presents educational workshops and seminars that focus on the legal aspects of arts related issues.  113 W. North Ave. Baltimore MD 21201 (410) 752-1633 Fax 410-752-1090        info@mdartslaw.org      www.mdartslaw.org     Also see... Sponsors

pleath126Pleatherface  PAINTING, SCULPTURE, WRITING, FILM MAKING      I bring my very own nightmares to life through various mediums such as: Painting, Sculpting, Writing, & Film.  It is my dream to have my artwork displayed in a gallery, if even for a single night.  If you or anyone out there can help make this happen, the monsters in my attic will forever be grateful for their opportunity to shine.  Contact Richard Donahue    (443) 851-1114    pleatherface1031@yahoo.com    www.MourningsideProductions.com

pioet-in-bPoetry in Baltimore  POETS COMMUNITY, RESOURCES AND EVENTS HUB      PoetryInBaltimore is here to show what an electric, amazing poetry culture we have.  PoetryInBaltimore's primary mission is to make poetry accessible and in demand.  I believe poetry is a necessity for the 21st century. It is a simple haven from the chaos of modern life and a cure for disconnection.  Julie Fisher is the Founder and can be contacted at: julie@poetryinbaltimore.com          www.PoetryInBaltimore.com

reviewfuse-126Review Fuse  ONLINE WRITING GROUP, WRITING CRITIQUE      Review Fuse provides an online service for writers to have their work critiqued by unbiased writing peers and provide feedback to other writers in return.  Review Fuse provides guided frameworks and inline commenting to make reviewing easy and constructive.  You can also create public or private online writing groups to connect with writers who share your interest.    support@reviewfuse.com        www.reviewfuse.com

s-hon126Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore!  MAGAZINE, OPEN MIC, READINGS      From the harbor to the hills, the submission-based Smile, Hon, You're in Baltimore! collects the tales of those for whom Mobtown has left her indelible mark – Baltimore as told by Baltimore, all presented with the time-honored, DIY accessibility of a limited-run, handcrafted zine. P.O. Box 11064  Baltimore, Maryland 21212  Submissions: wpt@eightstonepress.com  Facebook: “William P. Tandy”  www.eightstonepress.com                                    Also see...  Sponsors    News

snydere126phSnyder, Elana  FREELANCE WRITER, NON FICTION, CREATIVE      I am a creative non fiction writer.  I specialize in writing about  poverty in America, Homelessness, hunger, experiences with public transportation, and not making enough monies to afford basic needs.  Please visit my website below and contact me via Email. sweetsong63@gmail.com     www.elanasong.blogspot.com

sorgenc126Sorgen, Carol  WRITING, EDITING, PUBLIC RELATIONS          Carol is an award-winning writer, editor, and public relations consultant. Her articles on subjects as diverse as travel, healthcare, architecture, and the arts appear in publications worldwide. She is also the executive editor of the travel webzine JustSayGo.com, and has authored, contributed to, and edited numerous books on healthcare, the arts, and travel.      (410) 602-0299   carol@charm.net,    carolsorgen@verizon.net    www.carolsorgen.com

spencera-126Spencer, Ami  FREELANCE WRITER, EDITING, GHOSTWRITING, TECHNICAL      As a freelance writer based in Baltimore, MD, I offer a variety of writing services at reasonable rates. I have experience in copywriting, editing and non-fiction article writing for both print and the web. My experience also includes technical writing and ghost writing.  Please visit my website below for more information.  (443) 762-4471     ami@amispencer.com    www.amispencer.com

uk-books-126Ukazoo Books  BOOKS,  READING / WRITING GROUPS, OPEN- MIC, MUSIC     Ukazoo has Baltimore's largest new and used book selection with over 100,000 new and used books to choose from. On the first Thursday of every month, The Forum Series welcomes original material from poets, playwrights, authors, and musicians of all kinds.  Please visit our website to learn about everything else we offer. 730 Dulaney Valley Rd. Towson, MD 21204  (410)832-BOOK           towsonstore@ukazoo.com     www.ukazoo.com    

ukazoobc-126Ukazoo Book Clubs  READING GROUPS / CLUBS    Ukazoo Books hosts several reading groups which currently meet in the evenings during the last week of each month. Book selections are chosen based on member input, and discussions are held in our intimate reading rooms. 730 Dulaney Valley Rd. Towson, MD 21204  (410) 832-BOOK     ukazoobookclub@gmail.com    towsonstore@ukazoo.com   www.ukazoo.com

ukazoocreative-w-126Ukazoo Creative Writer's Group  CREATIVE WRITER'S GROUP      Need a little inspiration and motivation to get your writing going? The Ukazoo Creative Writer's Group meets on   the first and third Monday nights of every month at Ukazoo. The group is open to new members; advanced registration is required. 730 Dulaney Valley Rd. Towson, MD 21204 (410) 832-BOOK                towsonstore@ukazoo.com   ukawriters@gmail.com    www.ukazoo.com