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.

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Titles @ Twilight

June 5, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm


Wednesday, June 5, 6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Rona Simmons writes fiction and nonfiction, having co-authored Images from World War II: The Art of Jack Smith in 2017 with the nonagenarian artist and veteran of World War II. With an anticipated publication in 2019, Untold, Unsung recounts the stories of noncombat veterans of World War II with stories to tell. Rona Simmons is the author of Postcards from Wonderland (February 2015) and a previous work of historical fiction, The Quiet Room (November 2013). She retired in 2011 after a thirty-year career in the financial services industry and turned to writing. Today she is an active member of the Atlanta Writers Club and Georgia Writers Association.


June 5, 2019
6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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Heritage Sandy Springs Museum and Park


Community Room, Heritage Sandy Springs Administrative Building
6110 Blue Stone Road
Atlanta, 30328 United States
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