Category Archives: Events

2015 Schedule of Events is Here!

Saturday, March 28 9:00 -10:00   Heroes and Villains: Creating Memorable Characters Panelists: Raymond Atkins, Ann Hite, Vicki Lane, Erika Marks, Man Martin, Cherie Priest,George Weinstein St. Luke’s, Rm. 103/105 I Have Been So Many People: A Discussion of Lee Smith’s … Continue reading

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2014 Special Appearance: Tanya Long Bennett

Tanya Long Bennett is a professor of English at University of North Georgia, Dahlonega, where she has been teaching for the last 14 years. In addition to “I Have Been So Many People”: A Study of Lee Smith’s Novels, her … Continue reading

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Keynote Speaker: Frances Mayes

In collaboration with the 2015 Southern Literary Festival, we are excited to have internationally bestselling author Frances Mayes as the keynote speaker for our 2015 festival. Mayes is most widely known for her book Under the Tuscan Sun. Her newest … Continue reading

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2015 Special Appearance: John D. Cressler

John D. Cressler is Schlumberger Chair Professor at Georgia Tech and the author of five non-fiction books (two for general audiences) and the historical novel Emeralds of the Alhambra, a love story set in medieval Muslim Spain. Shadows in the … Continue reading

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2015 Special Appearance: Renea Winchester

Renea Winchester is the author of three traditionally-published books, and two e-books. She leads workshops for the Georgia Writers Association and has judged the Georgia Author of the Year competition. She is also a long-time member of the Atlanta Writers … Continue reading

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New Regional Writers Announced!

In the past few weeks, our additions to the Regional Writers section has swelled dramatically. We are excited to announce the addition of several new writers to the line-up: Valerie Conners Kerwin Frix Lyn Froehlich Jeremy Logan Thomas H. McNeely … Continue reading

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Featured Authors

We are proud to announce our featured author line-up for the 2015 Dahlonega Literary Festival. Seventeen authors will be gracing Historic Downtown Dahlonega, Ga with the presence on March 28-29, 2015. Now here’s your chance to meet these authors in a … Continue reading

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