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2019 Calendar

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Check back frequently.  Events and classes are added throughout the year.

First Quarter

January 23

Flannery O'Connor Book Club :  "The Turkey" + "Wildcat" (two stories from O'Connor's MFA thesis)


January 30
Quarterly Meet the Author Series  Jameson Gregg - Luck Be A Chicken:  a comic novel

February 13
Meet Madison Writers Halloran and Huggins

February 13-16

February 20

Flannery O'Connor Book Club:  "The Artificial N---" , O'Connor's favorite story)


February 23-24

Augusta Literary Festival


March 6-7


March 14
Writing Workshop with Betty Liedtke - "Ditch the Doubter"

March 26 

Flannery O'Connor Book Club "The Geranium" + "Judgment Day" (O'Connor's first story + its revision into her last story)


March 29

Georgia Hall of Fame Writers Author Phillip Lee Williams, discusses new book “Far Beyond the Gates.”






Second Quarter 


April 11

Writing Workshop with Jessica Handler - "Writing History:  Yours and Others'"


April 11

Jekyll Island Book Festival 


April 16

Flannery O'Connor Book Club: Selection TBD


May 16

Flannery O'Connor Book Club  Selection TBD


May 16 

Quarterly Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Book Club:  Selection TBD


June 2

Quarterly Meet the Author Series:


June 20

Review and Discussion of
The Color Purple

with Beth Huskins


June 27

Georgia Writers Museum's Grand Reopening



Third Quarter


July 13

Alice Walker 75


August 15

Quarterly Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Book Club:

Carson McCullers - The Heart is a Lonely Hunter


August 29

Flannery O'Connor Book Club

"Everything That Rises Must Converge" 


August 30 - Sept 1 

Decatur Book Festival


September 19
Flannery O'Connor Book Club

"The Comforts of Home"


September 19

Community Learning Session
Linda Wise McNay

"Fundraising for Non-Profits"