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One More Page to Host ‘Defying Gravity’ Book Panel

One More Page Books will host an evening event next week for “Defying Gravity,” the sixth anthology in the Grace and Gravity series of fiction written by Washington, D.C.-area women and edited by Richard Peabody of Paycock Press. The free event will take place at the bookstore next Thursday, Feb. 6, at 7 p.m. and is open to the public

At One More Page Books’ event, Donna Moss will moderate a panel with participating authors Shelby Settles Harper, Kate Lu, and Julie Shields to discuss their writings. Copies of “Defying Gravity” will be available for sale and signature.

Retired Falls Church City Public Schools substitute teacher Judith O’Neill has a short story in this newly published anthology.

This sixth volume also includes works by the following writers: Malve S. Burns, Tracy Alig Dowling, Julia Dubner, Solveig Eggerz, Amani Elkassabany, Julia Elliott, Katie Pickard Fawcett, Diana Friedman, Arin Greenwood, Elizabeth Word Gutting, Melanie S. Hatter, Cathy Hostetler, Shelagh Powers Johnson, Trasi Johnson, Stephanie Joyce, Jacqueline Jules, Brooke Kenny, P. M. Korkinsky, A. Levy-Lavigne, Veronica Li, Katharine A. Lorr, Mary Claire Mahaney, Jocelyn McCarthy, Barbara Moore, Brighid Moret, Kathryn Murphy, Lisa Nanni-Messegee, Allison Nichol, Maggie Nye, Bethanne Patrick, Valerie O. Patterson, Eena Ruffini,  Adrienne Benson Scherger, Anne Sheldon, Marija Stajic, Suzanne Stroh, Mary Switalski, Sally Toner, and Krista Waple.

One More Page Books is located at 2200 North Westmoreland St., Arlington. For more information, visit onemorepagebooks.com.