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Authors of the Month: December

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Ransom Riggs - The Conference of the Birds

Tickets will become available on Monday, December 2nd, at 5 p.m. Join Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book on January 15th, beginning at 7 p.m., to celebrate the release of The Conference of the Birds by #1 New York Times bestselling author Ransom Riggs. Riggs returns with the hotly anticipated fifth novel in the blockbuster series, Miss Peregrine’s Peculiar Children. The...

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Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris

Join us for a poetry reading with Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris. Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. Kaminsky is the author of Dancing in Odessa, which won the Tupelo Press Dorset Prize, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, and ForeWord Magazine’s Best Poetry Book of the...

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Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hearing Loss and Recovery

Join us for a reading from and discussion of Noel Holston’s new memoir, Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hear Loss and Recovery. From a renowned media critic to a man with sudden and full hearing loss, Noel Holston ran the gauntlet of diagnoses, health insurance, and cochlear implant surgery. On a spring night in 2010, Holston, a journalist, songwriter, and storyteller, went to bed...

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The Georgia Poetry Society presents Jericho Brown

Join the Georgia Poetry Society and the Georgia Center for the Book for a reading with poet Jericho Brown. His recent collection, The Tradition, was shortlisted for the National Book Award and selected for the 2019 list of Books All Georgians Should Read. Jericho Brown is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National...

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Erica Wright in conversation with Collin Kelley

Join us for an evening with Erica Wright and local poet Collin Kelley as they discuss the writing and creation of thrillers and crime novels. Erica will read from her new crime novel, Famous in Cedarville, where Hollywood hotshots and small-town law enforcement make strange bedfellows―especially when secrets are getting women killed. Famous in Cedarville received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. She is the...

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Poetry Atlanta

Warm up with a night of poetry by local Atlanta writers in our Poetry Atlanta Presents series. This reading will feature local and award-winning poets reading from their latest works. Our host for the evening is Collin Kelley. Event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30. Books will be available for purchase and to have signed.

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January Events

:Wednesday 15th:

Ransom Riggs - The Conference of the Birds

:Thursday 16th:

Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris

:Tuesday 21st:

Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hearing Loss and Recovery

:Saturday 25th:

The Georgia Poetry Society presents Jericho Brown

February Events

:Monday 3rd:

Erica Wright in conversation with Collin Kelley

:Monday 24th:

Poetry Atlanta

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