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Six Words Fresh Off the Boat: A Backstory Show in Atlanta

May 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Free

Join us for a special evening with Larry Smith, founder of the Six-Word Memoir Project (SixWordMemoirs.com) and its bestselling book series. “Six Words Fresh Off the Boat” focuses on stories of immigration, identity, and coming to America. The Carter Library’s six words about this collection: “It could not be more timely.”

This event is free & open to the public. Notable Atlanta contributors will share their powerful backstories, including Clarkston Mayor Ted Terry, Ricky McKinnie (the Blind Boys of Alabama), Dr. Gulshan Harjee (co-founder, Clarkston Community Health Clinic), Dr. Heval Kelli (cardiology fellow, Emory, founder of YPI & MINA), Kitti Murray Leon Ndahimwa Shombana (Refuge Coffee), Christopher Wedge (co-founder, Sons of Pitches FC), Shaheen Rana (Georgia Tech), Shauna Greene (Six-Word Memoirs) — with special guest Jason Carter, who will share President Carter’s six words from the book.

Contributors from throughout the greater Atlanta area including Clarkston, Decatur, Kirkwood, East Lake, East Atlanta Village, Inman Park, Lilburn, Sandy Springs, Tucker, and Austell. The evening will close with our signature “Six-Word Slam” when the audience is invited to share their own Six-Word Memoirs.”

Details

Date:
May 23
Time:
7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Cost:
Free
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Website:
https://www.acappellabooks.com/pages/events/307/larry-smith-six-words-fresh-off-the-boat

Organizer

Six-Word Memoirs
Phone:
8504545811
Email:
shauna@sixwordmemoirs.com
Website:
www.sixwordmemoirs.com

Venue

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library
441 Freedom Pkwy NE
Atlanta, GA 30307 United States
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