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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 11 postponed - check back for new date during the football season!

Loran Smith, author and sports columnist 


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 Hme"








Fourth Quarter


October 10

Flannery O'Connor Book Club

"The Lame Shall Enter First"


October 10

Quarterly Meet the Author Series: 

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


November 14

Quarterly Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Book Club

Book Selection TBA


December 19
Book Selection TBA