The 2009 Georgia Literary Festival will be held Saturday, October 17th from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the City Auditorium of Rome, Georgia.
The 11th annual festival, a “moveable feast” celebrates Georgia’s rich literary heritage in a different city each year. It marks the festival’s first appearance in Northwest Georgia. More than 30 authors will be lecturing, appearing on panels and signing books including Terry Kay, Hollis Gillespie, Virginia Willis, Robert J. Norrell, Lauretta Hannon, Patricia Sprinkle, Eric Haney, Joshilyn Jackson, Raymond Atkins and Kim Siegelson. Four Georgia writers, all with connections to the Rome area, will be honored at this year’s festival. They are: Calder Willingham, Jeanne Braselton, Anthony Grooms and Melanie Sumner. For more details, go to www.georgialiteraryfestival.org.
All events are free; no tickets required.
Where’s Rome? 1 hr NW of Atlanta, 1 hr S of Chattanooga, 1 1/2 hr NE of Birmingham
– directions to the Rome, GA City Auditorium (601 Broad St, Rome, GA 30161)
– download a schedule for the 2009 Georgia Literary Festival
– Festival’s facebook page
The chair of the committee to plan for the festival is the Rome-based writer Raymond L. Atkins, author of the novels Sorrow Wood & The Front Porch Prophet, and a well-known contributor to magazines and newspapers.
Dead Poets Cocktail Party
In Spirit with the Georgia Literary Festival
An Evening of Luscious Wine, Wonderful Food and Live Music
Mingle and Imbibe with some of Georgia’s most talented Spirits
Directly Benefiting The Sara Hightower Regional Library
Produced by Cafe Luna, A Moveable Feast
Hosted by, The Claremont House, Bed and Breakfast, 2nd Avenue, Rome
5:30-10, Saturday, October 17
Immediately Following Terry Kay
At The Claremont House
Tickets are $40
Available at All Things Artistic, Rome Visitors Center
Or by Calling 706-767-5468, Mary Caldwell
We hope to see you there!
Richard & The PaperBackSwap Team