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Authors of the Month: January

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The Big Read: In the Time of the Butterflies

Author Jessica Handler moderates a panel of local activists, government officials, and attorneys impacting our communities and beyond, including: Nora Benavidez (civil rights attorney), Mary-Pat Hector (advocate and community organizer), Liliana Bakhtiari (district 5 city council candidate) and Janel Green (executive director of Georgia Alliance for Social Justice). This event is a part of 7 Stages National Endowment for the Arts Big Read program....

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Kaitlin Curtice

Join singer-songwriter and author of Glory Happening, Kaitlin Curtice as she sits in conversation with New York Times bestselling author Joshilyn Jackson! When you have an experience and tell the story of that experience to someone, something sacred happens inside of you. That experience doesn’t have to be an extravagant moment, but it can be beautiful, nonetheless. And as you store up all those stories...

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Revival: Lost Southern Voices, Featuring Pearl McHaney, Jen Colatosti, and Joshilyn Jackson

In preparation for Georgia State University’s 2018 Revival: Lost Southern Voices Literary Festival, March 23-24, we are pleased to present a trio of readings celebrating the work of ”lost voices”. The South has produced great literature for generations, but times change and works are forgotten. This project celebrates forgotten and underappreciated works and their authors—lost southern voices. ”Lost” is defined as not currently read,...

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YATL Featuring Jackson Pearce, Lauren Morril & Nic Stone

Georgia Center for the Book is offering its young audience a zany, Jimmy Kimmel-esque live talk show centered around YA authors called YATL. The program was created by former bookseller, author and literary influencer Kimberly Jones, and author photographer, writer, literary influencer Vania Stoyanova, and writer, artist Jessi Esparza who also serves as showrunner. YATL is a live show in the Georgia Center for...

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Poetry Atlanta Presents...Anya Silver and Rupert Fike

Poetry Atlanta returns for an evening of poetry featuring Anya Silver and Rupert Fike!

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Nadine Burke Harris

For years, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris was known as a crusading physician delivering targeted care to vulnerable children. But it was Diego—a boy who had stopped growing after a sexual trauma—who galvanized her to dig deeper into the connections between toxic stress and the lifelong illnesses she was tracking among so many of her patients and their families. A survey of more than 17,000...

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January Events

:Wednesday 17th:

The Big Read: In the Time of the Butterflies

:Thursday 18th:

Kaitlin Curtice

:Monday 22nd:

Revival: Lost Southern Voices, Featuring Pearl McHaney, Jen Colatosti, and Joshilyn Jackson

:Wednesday 24th:

YATL Featuring Jackson Pearce, Lauren Morril & Nic Stone

:Monday 29th:

Poetry Atlanta Presents...Anya Silver and Rupert Fike

February Events

:Thursday 8th:

Nadine Burke Harris

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