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Mystery and Beauty: Messages from Jekyll Island’s Driftwood Beach
I stumbled onto Jekyll Island’s Driftwood Beach for the first time nearly a decade ago. This was, not coincidentally, the same week that a spider wrote me a note.
Looking for new reads? Check out this year’s Townsend Prize finalists.
Every other year, the Georgia Center for the Book, the Atlanta Writer’s Club, the DeKalb Library Foundation, and Georgia State University Perimeter College’s literary journal the Chattahoochee Review select 10 finalists from works of fiction by Georgia writers.
The Atlanta authors you need to be reading this summer
You don't have to look far to find the perfect page-turner for your beach read this year. Seven female authors with Atlanta ties have new novels —and one thing their books share in common is a strong, complicated female protagonist. Here’s what the authors have to say about their new books and the writing life.
Vanity Fair turned me into a Southern stereotype—and I let them
I was one of nine Southern female authors assembled by Vanity Fair magazine for a photo shoot to accompany an article about us. And there, on the Swan House lawn, was that quirk again, this time in the form of hats.