Tickets to this year’s Georgia Author of the Year Awards Banquet and Ceremony are now on sale!
The Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) Banquet and Ceremony will be held on Saturday, June 27, 2015, at the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center at 3333 Busbee Drive, Kennesaw, GA 30144. If you are a nominee, a Georgia Writers Association member, or simply a lover of literature, you won’t want to miss this exciting event!
Join us as we celebrate the 116 nominees who published in 2014, and our Lifetime Achievement Award winner, Philip Lee Williams. For the price of $35.00 per person, we are offering a deliciously prepared meal by KSU Catering, a seat at the award ceremony, and the opportunity to participate in our first silent auction! A procurement list will be made available soon.
The meal will be buffet-style, and includes:
- Traditional Tomato Soup with Homemade Buttermilk Biscuits or Cornbread,
- Mixed Green Salad with Crisp Vidalia Onions, Roma Tomatoes, Crumbled Goat Cheese,
- Cornmeal Crusted Catfish with Homemade Tartar Sauce, Sliced Rosemary Roasted Breast of Chicken with Apple Jack Relish, and Southern Mashed Potatoes and Seasonal Vegetables, and
- Lemon Chess Pie and Peach Cobbler
The itinerary for the event is as follows:
5:00 – 5:30 PM Registration
5:30 – 6:00 PM Place Bids at Silent Auction
6:00 – 7:00 PM Banquet
7:00 – 7:30 PM Place Bids at Silent Auction
7:30 – 9:30 PM Ceremony, Announce GAYA Winners and Finalists
9:30 – End Announce Silent Auction Winners
If you are interested in attending, you may purchase tickets here!