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May 2020

Live Author Talk with Kate Elizabeth Russell, May 28, 2020

The Decatur Book Festivall, A Cappella Books and Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL welcome Kate Elizabeth Russell to discuss her new book, My Dark Vanessa. Russell will appear in conversation with Atlanta’s own Joshilyn Jackson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Almost Sisters and Never Have I Ever. This program is free and open to the public. To attend, go to the Decatur Book Festival website to register for the Crowdcast event. A Cappella...

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June 2020

Live Author Talk with Kaitlin Curtice, June 2, 2020

The Decatur Book Festival, A Cappella Books and Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL welcome Kaitlin Curtice to discuss her new book, Native: Identity, Belonging, and Rediscovering God. Curtice will appear in conversation with Atlanta’s own Joshilyn Jackson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Almost Sisters and Never Have I Ever. This program is free and open to the public. To attend, go to the Decatur Book Festival website to register for the Crowdcast...

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Conversations At First Baptist: Emily M.D. Scott's For All Who Hunger, June 4, 2020

Join us on Zoom for an evening with Emily M.D. Scott as she discusses her book For All Who Hunger: Searching for Communion in a Shattered World. In this book, Scott uses tenderness and humor to weave stories and reflections from the life of her unlikely congregation while articulating the value of church as a place where people can hear not only that they are loved but that they are good. For All Who Hunger is...

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Live Author Talk with Amy Jo Burns & Megha Majumdar, June 9, 2020

The Decatur Book Festival, A Cappella Books and Georgia Center for the Book at DCPL welcome Amy Jo Burns and Megha Majumdar to discuss their new books Shiner (Burns) and A Burning (Majumdar). They will appear in conversation with Atlanta’s own Joshilyn Jackson, the New York Times bestselling author of The Almost Sisters and Never Have I Ever. This program is free and open to the public. To attend, go to the Decatur Book Festival website to...

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Casey Dunn reads from Silence on Cold River, June 11, 2020

Join us on Zoom for an evening with author Casey Dunn as she discusses her novel Silence on Cold River. This online event will be free and open to the public, but you must register on Eventbrite Eventbrite here to receive the link to the Zoom meeting. Casey Dunn was born and raised in Atlanta, Georgia, but now lives on a horse farm in Southern Oregon with her husband and three children. As Jadie Jones, she’s...

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Call & Response: A Poetry Reading with Karen Head and Collin Kelley, June 15, 2020

Poetry Atlanta, Inc. presents Call and Response: Zoom Edition with poets Karen Head and Collin Kelley! Poetry Atlanta, Inc. and Georgia Center for the Book present poets Karen Head and Collin Kelley with a special virtual edition of their popular Call & Response reading. Call & Response will feature Head and Kelley reading their poetry round-robin style selecting poems on the fly to find common themes, moods and imagery. It’s a fun, experimental...

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August 2020

Author talk with Karen White, August 17, 2020

Join us on Zoom for a reading and discussion by New York Times bestselling author Karen White. Karen White is the author of 27 books, including the Tradd Street series, Dreams of Falling, The Night the Lights Went Out, Flight Patterns, The Sound of Glass, A Long Time Gone, and The Time Between. She is the coauthor of All the Ways We Said Goodbye, The Glass Ocean, and The Forgotten Room with New York Times bestselling...

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