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Tiya Miles

The Cherokee Rose, a luminous but highly accessible work examines a little-known aspect of America s past slaveholding by Southern Creeks and Cherokees and its legacy in the lives of three young women who are drawn to the Georgia plantation where scenes of extreme cruelty and equally extraordinary compassion once played out.

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Poetry Atlanta Presents...Lyn Pedersen and Brent Calderwood

Poetry Atlanta returns to the Georgia Center for the Book stage, featuring poets Lynn Pedersen and Brent Calderwood, and hosted by Collin Kelley. Lynn Pedersen’s poems have appeared in numerous journals and anthologies including New England Review, Ecotone, Southern Poetry Review, Borderlands, and Other Countries: Poets Rewiring History. She is the author of two chapbooks, Tiktaalik, Adieu and Theories of Rain. Carnegie Mellon University Press...

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William J. Morton

Andrew Ellicott: The Stargazer Who Defined America. is the never-before-told story of the survey of the first southern boundary between the United States and Spain. President Washington sent Andrew Ellicott, the most famous astronomer-surveyor in the new nation, to take a team to measure and mark the 31st latitude as the boundary line from the Mississippi River to the Atlantic Ocean. Ellicott’s efforts could...

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Frye Gailliard

On the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, award-winning author Frye Gaillard reflects on the war -- and the way we remember it -- through the lens of letters written by his family, including great-great grandfather, Thomas Gaillard, and Thomas’s sons, Franklin and Richebourg, both of whom were Confederate officers. As Frye Gaillard explains in his deeply felt introductory essay, he came of age...

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Tiyi M. Morris

In Womanpower Unlimited and the Black Freedom Struggle in Mississippi, Tiyi M. Morris provides the first comprehensive examination of the Jackson, Mississippi–based women’s organization Womanpower Unlimited. Founded in 1961 by Clarie Collins Harvey, the organization was created initially to provide aid to the Freedom Riders who were unjustly arrested and then tortured in Mississippi jails. Womanpower Unlimited expanded its activism to include programs such...

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Monte Burke

As the head coach of the University of Alabama’s football team, Nick Saban is perhaps the most influential—and controversial—man in the sport. Unpredictable in his professional loyalties, uncompromising in his vision, and unyielding in his pursuit of perfection, the highest-paid coach in college football has changed the face of the game. His program-building vision has delivered packed stadiums, rabid fans, legions of detractors, countless...

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July Events

:Monday 27th:

Tiya Miles

:Wednesday 29th:

Poetry Atlanta Presents...Lyn Pedersen and Brent Calderwood

August Events

:Monday 3rd:

William J. Morton

:Wednesday 5th:

Frye Gailliard

:Thursday 6th:

Tiyi M. Morris

:Monday 10th:

Monte Burke

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