FrankenReads @ UMD: Marathon Reading & Gala

October 31, 2018
9:00 - 7:00 PM
6137 McKeldin Library

2018.10.31: FrankenReads!


9:00 am-6:00 pm: Marathon Reading of Mary Shelley's Frankenstein, by members of the campus community. SIGN UP TO READ HERE.

12:00 pm: Lunch and Book Signing: The day includes lunch and a lunch-time book signing with David Plunkert, illustrator of Classics Reimagined: Frankenstein, at noon.

6:00 pm: Celebration: The reading will be followed by a celebration, featuring FrankenTerps ice cream (courtesy of the Dairies), a costume contest, and awarding prizes for the short story competition.

Prizes for the costume competition consist of Amazon gift cards to be awarded to first, second, and third place winners, in the amounts of $100 for first place and $50 for second and third places.

Winners in the literary competition will receive $100; runners-up will receive $50.

Competitors in both competitions, present at the gala, will receive FrankenTerps chocolate bars.

This event supports FrankenReads@UMD and FrankenReads.

For more information contact: Edlie Wong (