Sunday, September 3rd I will be one of the stage captains for the Decatur Book Festival. I will be working the Decatur High School Performing Arts Center. Here’s the rundown on the events and more about the authors who will be presenting. I hope you come out and join us tomorrow. We have a great line up! I’ll be wearing a gray tee. :)
Decatur High School
Margaret Mitchell's Gone With the Wind featuring Ellen Brown shares the fascinating stories behind Margaret Mitchell's classic and how it became a Hollywood blockbuster. I hope she tells us whether Scarlett won Rhett back.
100 Things Braves Fans Should Know & Do Before They Dief eaturing Jack Wilkinson
Veteran sportswriter Jack Wilkinson[E-6] has collected every essential piece of Braves knowledge and trivia, as well as must-do activities, and ranks them all from 1 to 100, providing an entertaining and easy-to-follow checklist as you progress on your way to fan superstardom.
From the Briar Patch to the Big Stage: Adapting Brer Rabbit for Opera featuring Park Cofield, Madeleine St. Romain, Nicole Chamberlain
The Atlanta Opera has commissioned a one-hour children’s opera around the famed tales of Brer Rabbit — popularized by Joel Chandler Harris — for its 2011-2012 season, and at the AJC Decatur Book Festival we will have a special presentation about its development and creation (as well as a sneak peek of some of the songs!).
- Madeleine St. Romain, Author
- Nicole Chamberlain, Author
- Park Cofield, Author
- Lain Shakespeare, Moderator
Taking Your Breath (and Your Blood) Away featuring Tananarive Due, Alma Katsu
Tananarive Due and Alma Katsu discuss their chilling supernatural thrillers and how they came to write terrifying fiction.
What Lies in Shadow featuring Philip Nutman, Christopher Buehlman
Christopher Buehlman and Phillip Nutman discuss their horrifying tales about that which lies in the shadows of the night.