Workshops

For nine months of the year, the Georgia Writers Association hosts 2-hour writers workshops that focus on some aspect of the writing life: craft, finding an agent, publishing, marketing, and so much more. Past invited authors have included Anjali Enjeti, Sumita Chakraborty, Kerry Neville, and others. Our workshops are held at Elevator Factory, 437 Memorial Dr. SE, A-2, Atlanta, GA 30312.

Other annual events include the Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA) and the Red Clay Writers Conference. GAYA is an annual award that honors authors published in the previous calendar year. The awards cover thirteen categories in both fiction and nonfiction genres. Each year, one winner and one finalist are selected from each category and announced at the GAYA banquet and ceremony. Additionally, the Red Clay Writers Conference is an all-day event that is comprised of multiple workshops that cover topics such as writing, marketing, and publishing.

If you would like for your literary event to appear on the calendar, please fill out the form here. All submissions are subject to review and approval.

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BLF Press: 5-Year Anniversary & Black From the Future Launch Party!

August 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Suggested donation $5

BLF Press turns five years old this August, and we want to celebrate their success with YOU! Join us at Charis Books and More on August 31st from 6:30-8:30 p.m. to celebrate five years of amplifying Black women’s writing and the release of their upcoming publication, Black From the Future: A Collection of Speculative Fiction. Light hors d’ oeuvres and sparkling beverages will be served.

***Charis Books is a fully wheelchair accessible space with on-site van accessible parking, two ramps, and additional overflow accessible parking nearby. Most of our shelves are on wheels and can be moved to provide additional access. Our bathrooms are wheelchair accessible and gender-neutral with motion-activated fixtures. Both bathrooms have wheelchair-accessible baby changing tables. Our directional signs are written in braille. Our events are mic’d for sound. We caption videos when we show them in the space. Free ASL interpretation is available for most Charis Circle programs upon request. Please email info@chariscircle.orgto request interpretation as early as possible. The space has all LED lighting. The space is not scent or chemical-free but we do our best to minimize the use of chemicals and scents throughout the space and use low VOC materials whenever possible. If you have specific questions about the space or how an event can be made more accessible to you, please do not hesitate to contact us at info@chariscircle.org.

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Date:
August 31
Time:
6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cost:
Suggested donation $5
Event Categories:
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Website:
https://www.charisbooksandmore.com/event/blf-press-5-year-anniversary-black-future-launch-party

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Charis Circle

Venue

Charis Books and More
184 S. Candler St.
Decatur, Georgia 30030 United States
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