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2019 Calendar

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

First Quarter

January 17

Flannery O'Connor Book Club

"The River"

January 27
Quarterly Meet the Author Series:  James C. Cobb - Georgia Odyssey

February 2. 9. 16. 23 
4 week course on Saturdays
with Ed Grisamore 

February 14-16

February 14-17
Tayari Jones - Leaving Atlanta

February 21

Flannery O'Connor Book Club 

"The Displaced Person"

March 1-2 

March 14 

Flannery O'Connor Book Club

Cancelled due to scheduling conflicts

Second Quarter 

April 6

Jekyll Island Book Festival 

April 18

Flannery O'Connor Book Club 

"The Crop" and "A Stroke of Good Fortune"  

May 16

Flannery O'Connor Book Club  "The Barber" and "A Late Encounter with the Enemy" 

May 23 

Quarterly Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Book Club:  

James Cobb - A Georgia Odyssey

May 23, 30, June 6, 13 
To be rescheduled
with Ed Grisamore 

June 2

Quarterly Meet the Author Series: Jessica Handler - The Magnetic Girl

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"

Fourth Quarter

October 10

Meet the Author Series: 

Lauretta Hannon - Cracker Queen: A Memoir of a Jagged, Joyful Life

October 17

Flannery O'Connor Book Club

"The Lame Shall Enter First"

November 10

Veterans Day Salute with Bruce Gamble - Kangaroo Squadron: American Courage in the Darkest Days of World War II

November 14

Meet the Author Series:

Loran Smith - The Voice of UGA Football Shares His Stories

November 21

Quarterly Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Book Club:

Pat Conroy - "The Great Santini"

December 8

Meet the Author Series:

Michael Bishop - The City and the Cygnets