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June 2022

Joshilyn Jackson Summer Reading Series Finale: Sonali Dev, June 30, 2022

Joshilyn Jackson Reads Summer Reading Series is back for 2022! This series is part of the Decatur Book Festival. Join us for the final night featuring Sonali Dev (The Emma Project) in conversation with author and journalist (and returning co-moderator) Nicki Salcedo. This event is free and open to the public, but registration is required. COVID-19 safety protocols are in place for the in-person event; masking and vaccination required. Find details and register here. There...

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July 2022

Victoria Aveyard with Tiffany D. Jackson - Blade Breaker, July 1, 2022

Little Shop of Stories presents Victoria Aveyard discussing her newest YA release Blade Breaker with fellow author Tiffany D. Jackson! This event will be held at Holy Trinity Parish Episcopal Church. Masks and proof of vaccination required. Learn more and register here.

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Georgia Poetry In The Parks: Summer Poetry Kickoff, July 12, 2022

Join us for the virtual kickoff to the Georgia Poetry in the Parks, Summer Edition! New poems will be headed to all of the participating parks in celebration of the new season, and we hope you’ll join us for this Zoom reading with several of the featured poets: Carlos Andrés Gómez, Alejandro Lemus-Gomez, James Davis May, Adrienne Su, and more! Chelsea Rathburn will be moderating. This event is free and open to the public, but...

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Vanessa Riley in conversation with Nicki Salcedo, July 14, 2022

Join us for an evening with acclaimed author of Island Queen Vanessa Riley, in conversation with Atlanta author and journalist Nicki Salcedo. With her new book Sister Mother Warrior, Riley brings readers a vivid, sweeping novel of the Haitian Revolution based on the true-life stories of two extraordinary women: the first Empress of Haiti, Marie-Claire Bonheur, and Gran Toya, a West African-born warrior who helped lead the rebellion that drove out the French and freed...

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