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January 2020

Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris, January 16, 2020

Join us for a poetry reading with Ilya Kaminsky and Katie Farris. Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. Kaminsky is the author of Dancing in Odessa, which won the Tupelo Press Dorset Prize, the American Academy of Arts and Letters’ Metcalf Award, and ForeWord Magazine’s Best Poetry Book of the Year award, and has been translated into French and Romanian. Traveling...

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Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hearing Loss and Recovery, January 21, 2020

Join us for a reading from and discussion of Noel Holston’s new memoir, Life After Deaf: My Misadventures in Hear Loss and Recovery. From a renowned media critic to a man with sudden and full hearing loss, Noel Holston ran the gauntlet of diagnoses, health insurance, and cochlear implant surgery. On a spring night in 2010, Holston, a journalist, songwriter, and storyteller, went to bed with reasonably intact hearing. By dawn, it was gone, thus beginning...

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The Georgia Poetry Society presents Jericho Brown, January 25, 2020

Join the Georgia Poetry Society and the Georgia Center for the Book for a reading with poet Jericho Brown. His recent collection, The Tradition, was shortlisted for the National Book Award and selected for the 2019 list of Books All Georgians Should Read. Jericho Brown is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation, the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study at Harvard, and the National Endowment for the Arts, and he is the winner of the...

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February 2020

Erica Wright in conversation with Collin Kelley, February 3, 2020

Join us for an evening with Erica Wright and local poet Collin Kelley as they discuss the writing and creation of thrillers and crime novels. Erica will read from her new crime novel, Famous in Cedarville, where Hollywood hotshots and small-town law enforcement make strange bedfellows―especially when secrets are getting women killed. Famous in Cedarville received a starred review from Publishers Weekly. She is the author of three previous novels including The Red Chameleon, which was...

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Poetry Atlanta, February 24, 2020

Warm up with a night of poetry by local Atlanta writers in our Poetry Atlanta Presents series. This reading will feature local and award-winning poets reading from their latest works. Our host for the evening is Collin Kelley. Event is free and open to the public. Doors open at 6:30. Books will be available for purchase and to have signed.

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Book Launch for Mayra Cuevas' Salty, Bitter, Sweet , February 29, 2020

Join Little Shop of Stories and the Georgia Center for the Book for the book launch of Mayra Cuevas’ SALTY, BITTER, SWEET! Atlanta author Kimberly Jones (I’m Not Dying with You Tonight) will talk to Mayra about the release of her book and take questions from the audience. Born and raised in Puerto Rico, Mayra is a professional journalist and fiction writer who prefers love stories with a happy ending. Her debut fiction short story was...

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March 2020

Therese Anne Fowler in conversation with Jessica Handler, March 11, 2020

Doors open at 6:30. Event is free and open to the public, but you must purchase a copy of A Good Neighborhood from Eagle Eye in order to enter the signing line. Join us for an evening with Therese Ann Fowler, the author of the New York Times bestselling novel Z: A Novel of Zelda Fitzgerald and A Well-Behaved Woman. Her new novel, A Good Neighborhood, asks big questions about life in America today—what does it mean to be a good...

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