The 2017 Christian Writer's Literary Festival (http://christianwritersliteraryfestival.blogspot.com) is the fifth annual event of its kind sponsored by Christian Authors on Tour /CAOT (www.christianauthorsontour.com). This literary event offers the opportunity for Christian authors to share their expertise, testimony and writing ministry in a setting that encourages and inspires Christian writers and Christian book lovers. Authors who participate have opportunities to sell their books and/or products and participate in select panel discussions based on their expertise and/or book ministry. Additionally, both readers and writers of Christian books will enjoy a day of fellowship, learning and praise. The 2017 Christian Writer’s Literary Festival will take place at the Downtown Cultural Arts Center located 401 N. Howard Street (21201) and will offer the following benefits to attendees: Book Selling & Fellowship. The authors and co-sponsors provide opportunities for attendees to interact with authors and obtain resource information regarding using writing as a tool for Christian ministry; and Professional/Spiritual Development - Author readings and keynote address. Missions Outreach - Feel free to bring "new" personal hygiene items with you to the Christian Writer's Literary Festival on Saturday, December 9th between 10:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m. Volunteers are needed between 1 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. to stuff personal hygiene bags and help to deliver the donated items to the Karis Home. Email firstname.lastname@example.org if you are interested in volunteering on 12/9 to stuff personal hygiene bags and/or deliver them to homeless women and children in Baltimore. Please include "Missions Volunteer" in the Subject Line of your message.