Posts tagged with "books"

An Evening With Alice Walker

Posted by Guest April 22, 2018

Agnes Scott College is hosting the annual Gay Johnson McDougall Symposium on Race, Justice and Reconciliation April 20-23 as part of its series “Lifting the Veil: A History of Race and Racism at Agnes Scott College.” The featured speaker for this year’s symposium is acclaimed poet, novelist, activist, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Alice Walker. Inspired […]

Decatur Reads Book Club: Legacy by James Kerr

Posted by Guest December 14, 2017

Join us as successful business coach and entrepreneur, Andrea Tyrones, leads us through one of the most inspirational business books she has ever read… Legacy by best-selling author James Kerr. In Legacy, Kerr delves deep into the heart of the world’s most successful sporting team, the legendary All Blacks of New Zealand, to reveal 15 […]

Decatur author and TV writer showcasing his latest story collection

Posted by Dan Whisenhunt December 6, 2013

Tommy Housworth, a lifelong Decatur resident and a professional writer, will be reading from his new collection of short stories this Sunday. Housworth works as corporate writer, and also is the head writer for the upcoming Cooking Channel show, “How to Live to 100.” He describes it as a “vegan cooking show/sitcom.” Housworth will be […]

SLIDESHOW: Sunday Scene at Decatur Book Festival

Posted by September 1, 2013

Umbrellas saved the day for the many prepared patrons of the Decatur Book Festival. I was down there helping serve up Chicken Tikka Masala & the trimmings at the Bhojanic tent and I saw a lot of happy people walking around with raindrops on their shoulders and smiles on their faces. It could have been […]

Decatur Square “Epicenter of Literary World” this Labor Day Weekend

Posted by August 30, 2013

Decatur Book Festival kicks off Saturday, but the tent city was already under construction for this late-August golden hour. In its 8th year, the DBF is debuting “Art/DBF”. contributor Joe Avary explains what’s new this time around… Official Decatur Book Festival website. More on Art DBF. What’s the word? The ACAC at DBF official […]

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