BethannePatrick-150x150This week at LitChat, Bethanne Kelly Patrick, aka @thebookmaven, is hosting open literary discussion on Monday, Wednesday and Friday at the regular time, 4 pm/edt. Here’s your chance to ask questions about books, authors, publishing and reading.

Bethanne is the Managing Editor of, a WETA-PBS book review and author interview site. Her Book Maven blog ran on AOL from 2004-2007, on from 2007-2009, and now lives on at Bethanne is a member of ASJA and the NBCC. Her first book, “An Uncommon History of Common Things,” will be released by National Geographic Books this fall. A graduate of Smith College, Patrick holds a master’s in English from the University of Virginia and lives in Arlington with her husband and their two daughters.

If you’d like to pose questions for Bethanne to present during the chats, please send them to her through Twitter at @thebookmaven.