Book Festival of the MJCCA

Oct. 28 – Nov. 18, 2023

Attend one of the Southeast’s most highly regarded literary events. John Stamos and Henry Winkler are among this year’s booked authors.


Low-Residency MFA Program Open House

Tues., July 18, 2023

Wed., July 26, 2023

Calling all writers I know who’ve thought about earning an MFA. Here’s info about the program I graduated from and loved.
Find out about the low-residency programs at Spalding University where you can study fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, writing for children & young adults, or writing for TV, screen & stage.
Mention my name, and when accepted, you’ll receive a $2,000 alumni referral scholarship toward your first semester.

Atlanta Writers Club Monthly Meeting

Saturday, July 15, 2023, 12:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. Eastern 

Duluth Branch Library

3180 Main Street

Duluth, GA 30096

AWC’s monthly meeting is held this time in Duluth, GA. Kim Conrey and Patrick Scullin discuss marketing for writers. 

Poetic People Fighting Racism Presents
A Juneteenth Poetry Slam

Saturday, June 24, 2023, 9:00 p.m. Eastern 

Live on the Fireside App

 I’m delighted to produce Poetic People Fighting Racism’s inaugural Juneteenth poetry slam. Six contestants compete for prize money up to $100. 

An Evening in Conversation with Author Heather Newton

Thursday, Oct. 6, 2022, 7:00 p.m.eastern 

Manuel’s Tavern
602 North Highland Avenue, NE
Atlanta, Georgia 30307

 I’m delighted to be interviewing Heather Newton about her latest book. Buy the book, read it, and attend this author event, presented by A Cappella Books. This event will include a special presentation by the Center of Puppetry Arts. Free and open to the public. 


Every Tuesday evening in 2022 from 7:00 – 8:00 p.m. eastern 

Spalding alumni are invited to join hour-long writing sprints held every Tuesday evening via Zoom. If interested, email me for more info.

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