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Poetry Atlanta presents . . . Teri Elam and Sandra Meek

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, and the featured poets are Teri Elam and Sandra Meek. Event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30. Books will be available for...

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Book Launch for Mayra Cuevas' Salty, Bitter, Sweet

Join Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book for the book launch of Mayra Cuevas’ SALTY, BITTER, SWEET! Atlanta author Kimberly Jones (I’m Not Dying with You Tonight) will talk to Mayra about the release of her book and take questions from the audience. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Mayra is a professional journalist and fiction writer who prefers love...

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Peter H. Reynolds launches BE YOU!

Join Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book as we welcome New York Times bestselling author Peter H. Reynolds to celebrate the release of his new picture book Be You!. Peter’s words and illustrations have been inspiring children and adults alike for years, and include Sky Color, Rose’s Garden, The North Star, So Few of Me, The Dot, The Word...

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Carmen Agra Deedy launches Rita and Ralph’s Rotten Day

Join us for the launch of local favorite Carmen Agra Deedy’s newest picture book Rita and Ralph’s Rotten Day. Have you ever been REALLY mad at your best friend? This is the story of Rita and Ralph. Every day they meet to play beneath the apple tree. It’s always fun and games—until one roundly rotten day when a new game means someone ends up crying. Who knew...

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Philip Lee Williams - Far Beyond the Gates

Join us for a reading and discussion with Philip Lee Williams for his new novel, Far Beyond the Gates. In Far Beyond the Gates, Lucy McKay, a high school English teacher from Mississippi, is estranged  from her divorced parents. Her father, Pratt McKay, is a professor of history at UNC-Chapel Hill, and her mother a professor of art history at Duke. Pratt, who is ill with...

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Poetry Atlanta presents Lisa Pasold and Jennifer K. Dick

Poetry Atlanta presents Lisa Pasold and Jennifer K. Dick. Lisa’s new book entitled The Riparian is a poetic narrative, and Jennifer’s is a novel in fragments, Lilith. Collin Kelley will host. Lisa Pasold is a writer originally from Montreal, now based in New Orleans. Her 2012 book of poetry, Any Bright Horse was shortlisted for the Governor General’s Award. Her first poetry collection, Weave, was called “a masterpiece”...

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February Events

:Monday 24th:

Poetry Atlanta presents . . . Teri Elam and Sandra Meek

:Saturday 29th:

Book Launch for Mayra Cuevas' Salty, Bitter, Sweet

March Events

:Tuesday 3rd:

Peter H. Reynolds launches BE YOU!

:Saturday 7th:

Carmen Agra Deedy launches Rita and Ralph’s Rotten Day

:Monday 9th:

Philip Lee Williams - Far Beyond the Gates

:Tuesday 10th:

Poetry Atlanta presents Lisa Pasold and Jennifer K. Dick

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