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Passarella and Wright Added to Regional Writers

The festival approaches and we’re still getting new regional writers added to our 2015 line-up! Please join us in welcoming Lee Passarella and Dan Wright. To learn more about these authors, their books, and all the other Regional Writers participating in … Continue reading

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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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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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2015 Featured Author: Lynn Cullen

Lynn Cullen grew up in Fort Wayne, Indiana, the fifth girl in a family of seven children. She learned to love history combined with traveling while visiting historic sites across the U.S. on annual family camping trips. She attended Indiana … Continue reading

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2015 Featured Illustrator: Mark Braught

Mark Braught is an award-winning illustrator who has created images for numerous corporations, design firms, advertising agencies and publishers in the United States and Europe. He has taught at the University of Georgia, Creative Circus, and the Portfolio Center as … Continue reading

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