Maryland Humanities Council

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Maryland Center for the Book

Literary Resources

Book Festivals

Annapolis Book Festival
Baltimore Book Festival

Bethesda Literary Festival

Frederick County Bookfest
Gaithersburg Book Festival
International Day of the Book Festival in Kensington

National Book Festival

Library Associations
Maryland Association of School Librarians
American Library Association
Citizens for Maryland Libraries
Congress of Academic Library Directors (CALD) of Maryland
Maryland Library Association
Public Library Association
Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped

Maryland Library Services
Maryland State Department of Education, Division of Library Development and Services (DLDS)
Maryland State Library for the Blind and Physically Handicapped
SAILOR, Maryland’s Public Information Network
State Library Resource Center

Maryland State Archives
Maryland State Archives

Maryland Public Library System
Allegany County Library
Anne Arundel County Public Library
Baltimore County Public Library
Calvert Library
Caroline County Public Library
Carroll County Public Library
Cecil County Public Library
Charles County Public Library
Dorchester County Public Library
Enoch Pratt Free Library
Frederick County Public Library
Harford County Public Library
Howard County Library
Kent County Public Library
Montgomery County Public Library
Prince George’s County Memorial Library System
Queen Anne’s County Library
Ruth Enlow Library of Garrett County
Somerset County Library
St. Mary’s County Library
Talbot County Free Library
Washington County Free Library
Wicomico County Free Library
Worcester Library

Maryland Academic Libraries
Allegany College of Maryland
Anne Arundel Community College
Baltimore City Community College
Baltimore Hebrew Institute at Towson
Bowie State University
Carroll Community College
Chesapeake College
College of Southern Maryland
Community College of Baltimore County
Coppin State University
Frederick Community College
Frostburg State University
Garrett College 
Goucher College
Hagerstown Community College
Hood College
Howard Community College
Johns Hopkins University
Loyola College
Maryland Institute College of Art
McDaniel College
Montgomery College
Morgan State University
Mount St. Mary's University
Notre Dame College of Maryland
Peabody Institute
Prince George's Community College 
St. John's College
St. Mary's College of Maryland
Stevenson University 
Towson University
Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences
United States Naval Academy
University of Maryland, Baltimore County
University of Maryland, College Park
Washington College
Washington Adventist University
Wor-Wic Community College 


Literacy Organizations
Baltimore Reads
Book Pals
Children’s Literacy Initiative
Mother Goose Programs Learning Opportunities
The National Center for Family Literacy
Poetry in Baltimore
South Baltimore Learning Center
Towson Art Collective/Furniture Press
Reach Out and Read (ROR)
Reading Partners
Reading is Fundamental (RIF)
Village Learning Place

Maryland Literacy Councils
Anne Arundel County Literacy Council
Calvert County Literacy Council
Charles County Literacy Council
Literacy Council of Frederick County
Literacy Council of Montgomery County
Literacy Council of Prince George’s County
The Maryland Adult Literacy Resource Center (ALRC)
St. Mary’s County Literacy Council

Literary Organizations
Authors Guild
Black Writers’ Guild of Maryland
CityLit Project
Creative Alliance
Delmarva Discussions
Eastern Shore Writers Association
Harford County Poetry & Literary Society
Howard County Poetry & Literature Society (HoCoPoLitSo)
Maryland State Poetry & Literary Society
Maryland Writer’s Association
Pen American Center
Poets House
Poets and Writers, Inc.
Rose O’Neill Literary House at Washington College
Society of Children’s Book Writers and Illustrators (SCBWI)
The Writer’s Center

Literary Resources
American Library Association
Library of Congress
Maryland State Arts Council
Mid-Atlantic Arts Foundation
National Endowment for the Arts 
The Big Read
National Endowment for the Humanities

Book Awards in Maryland
Black Eyed Susan Award
Blue Crab Young Reader Award
Green Earth Book Award
Carter G. Woodson Book Award
Maryland Heritage Book Award

Literary Contests in Maryland
Letters About Literature 
River of Words
City Paper Fiction and Poetry Contest
F. Scott Fitzgerald Short Story Contest 
Erskine J. Poetry Prize
Beullah Rose Poetry Prize
Baltimore Review Contests: Short Fiction, Poetry, and Creative Nonfiction
Maryland Writers Association Novel and Short Works Contests

Poetry Out Loud

Maryland Presses and Publishers
Apprentice House
BrickHouse Books

Cornell Maritime Press
Furniture Press
Tidewater Publishers

Dryad Press 
Echelon Press
Ibex Publishers
James A. Rock & Co. Publishers
Johns Hopkins University Press 
Rowman & Littlefield
Shattered Wig Press
Writer’s Lair Books 

XPress Yourself Publishing

Maryland Blogs
Read Street Blog

Maryland Authors
Baltimore Literary Heritage Project
Literary Mount Vernon Walking Tour

Maryland Public Information Network

Poets & Writers Directory of Writers



Maryland Literary Publications
The Baltimore Review
Beltway Poetry Quarterly
Callaloo
Conte, A Journal of Narrative Writing
Delmarva Review
Eight-Stone Press 
Little Patuxent Review
Nightsun
Passager 
Poet Lore
Potomac Review 
Smartish Pace