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Monday, November 12, 2012

ATL Bookmarks: 7 Events To Hit This Week

Nick Sturm
  • Poet Nick Sturm
The first Write Club at the Highland Ballroom, Ann Uhry Abrams reads at Emory, Lisa Lillian brings something new to the table, and much more this week.

FORMULA FOR FORTUNE
Nov. 12 | 6:30p
Robert W. Woodruff Library, Emory University

An in-depth portrait of Asa G. Candler’s fight for fortune and the saga of his increasingly prominent family in the South. Author, Ann Uhry Abrams traces his family history and the rise of the Coca-Cola company. You’ll be shocked by what bubbles to the surface- mayorship, sex scandals, love- even murder.

Writing With Intent
Nov. 12 & 26 | 6:30-8:30pm
Charis Books

Open to fiction, poetry, and non-fiction writers alike- Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Program’s facilitated group is tailored for serious writers looking for a literary workshop to shape-up their work and keep them focused. Suggested donation of $5.

Fiction/Nonfiction Student Reading & Reception
Nov. 14 | 6:30 p.m.
Ivy Hall, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave.

Readings from SCAD professors Chris Bundy and Jamie Iredell’s writing classes. The readings will be followed by a reception which is free and open to the public.

Write Club
  • Lauren Traetto
  • Nick Tecosky & The Time Keeper, the Official Keeper of Time at Write Club ATL
Write Club Atlanta Chapter 18: Turkeys and Other Foul Things
Nov. 14th | 9:00pm
The Highland Ballroom & Lounge

Get out your knuckleballs and prepare for another literary bout for the ages. Write Club returns this month- this time at the Highland Ballroom- and is asking for your blessing. Fighting across the table this month will include combatants Nicholas Tecosky (state) vs. Travis Sharp (church); Randy Havens (Trial) vs. Cristen Conger (Error); and Shannon Turner (Native) vs. Ian Campbell (Transplant). Doors open at 8 p.m., cash donation at door.

HUNGRY GIRL TO THE MAX!
Nov. 14 | Lunch, Q&A, Signing at 12p | Signing at 7pm
Marcus JCC of Atlanta | Barnes & Noble Buckhead

Food Network TV host and food blogger Lisa Lillian presents the public with 650 recipes that will make your mouth water. Devour her tips on sustainable weight loss and healthy food habits and learn the secret ingredients of her most infamous recipes.

Cliterati Open No-Mic
Nov. 15 |7:30-9pm
Charis Books

November’s featured guest of Charis and Cliterati’s open mic & reading series is Robin G. White- author of Resurrection: A Collection of Work and Collections of a Life Well Spent and more. Hosted by anarchic spoken word duo Karen G and Theresa Davis. Suggested donation of $5.

We Aim To Make You So Excited!
Nov. 17th | 8p
Joe’s Coffee in East Atlanta

Kill Your Darlings and VouchedATL team up for an evening of readings and tunes. Works from the likes of Nick Sturm, Molly Brodak, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Laura Straub, Kory Calico, and P.I. Navarro. Live music too! Don’t plan on being an innocent bystander- these readers have you in their crosshairs.

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