Inside the Writer’s Studio

Fri, 04/07/2006 - 9:46am
By: The Citizen

Fayette County Library celebrates National Library Week

National Library Week comes to a close this weekend and the Fayette County Public Library and the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library will host “Inside the Writers’ Studio” on Saturday, April 8 at 1 p.m. to celebrate this important week.

The event will feature a panel of authors and publishers from the local community and other parts of Georgia, and will take place in the Dorothea Redwine meeting room in the library at 1821 Heritage Park Way.

Ken Babcock
Panelist Ken Babcock is a Fayette County resident and author of the newly published memoir “A Pilot’s Life: Hump Pilot & Crop Duster.” Kathaleen Brewer, another panelist, is the director and curator of the Fayette Art Center and Gallery and a former screenwriter.
Tanya Finney
Tanya Finney is a Fayetteville author and poet, whose first book of inspirational poetry, “Love Letters: Connecting the Heart of Man to God,” was published in February of 2006. Rita Herron, an Atlanta-area author of romantic thrillers, most recently published “In A Heartbeat,” released this March.
Carole Marsh
Carole Marsh is an author and the founder of Peachtree City’s Gallopade International, an award-winning publishing company with over 6,000 titles in print, including fiction and non-fiction for children and adults. Jo Rusin is a leadership consultant, a retired Army colonel and author of three books of nonfiction, including “Move to the Front,” an experience-based guide to thriving as a female leader in a male-dominated field.
Tanya Sharpe
Rounding out the group of panelists is Tanya Telfair Sharpe a CDC research scientist and author of “Behind the Eight Ball: Sex for Crack Cocaine Exchange and Poor Black Women.”

Each panelist will discuss his or her individual experience starting and maintaining a presence in the literary industry. They will also offer advice and answer questions. Aspiring writers and all others are invited to attend this program which is free of charge and open to the public. Light refreshments will be served.

For more information or to reserve your seat, contact the Fayette County Public Library at 770-461-8841 or stop by the library.

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