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Author Jen Michalski takes us on a tour of the many literary sites writers should visit while strolling the gritty streets of Baltimore.
From the long-standing tradition of the Texas Book Festival to the offbeat O. Henry Pun-Off World Championships, acclaimed author Oscar Casares highlights a range of literary happenings and haunts in Austin, a city that pledges to keep it weird.
Built in 1909 and listed on the National Register of Historic Places, Hotel Boulderado is where character Paul Sheldon goes to write his books in Stephen King's Misery.