Reminder: Registration Open for the 2018 Townsend Prize for Fiction Award Ceremony

The Chattahoochee Review is pleased to announce that registration for the 2018 Townsend Prize for Fiction Award Ceremony is now open. 

 

The event will take place on Thursday, April 19, 2018 at the DeKalb History Center in downtown Decatur from 6 to 8:30 p.m. Registration for the event runs from March 1 through April 13.

 

 To register for the event, go to its Eventbrite site at: 2018 Townsend PrizeMore information about the biennial prize and the award ceremony can be found on the Townsend Prize Website at: http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/townsend-prize/. Perimeter College at Georgia State University is the custodian of the Townsend Prize for Fiction, with The Chattahoochee Review serving as its co-administrator alongside the Georgia Center for the Book.

 

 

 

The Chattahoochee Review Guest Author Series featuring Brad Watson

   The Chattahoochee Review (TCR) is pleased to welcome novelist Brad Watson to Perimeter College at Georgia State University on Wednesday, April 18, 2018, for a reading of and discussion about the writing of his celebrated recent work of fiction, Miss Jane. The reading and book discussion will take place in NB-2100/2101 (Student Center) on the Dunwoody campus from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m. 

All are welcome to attend, and faculty members in the English and Humanities department are strongly encouraged to bring their classes. Light refreshments will be served during the book sales and signing at the end of the discussion.

 
 For more information contact, Alicia Johanneson (ajohanneson@gsu.edu) or The TCR Blog:  http://chattahoocheereview.gsu.edu/blog/

Japanese Film Festival – Dunwoody

Perimeter College is partnering with the Japanese Consulate for a film festival the next two weeks on the Dunwoody campus. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about Japanese culture through the medium of film.

Tuesday, March 27:

  • 4 p.m. – Departures (Academy Award winning film)

Thursday, March 29:

  • 4 p.m. – Kampai! For the Love of Sake

Saturday, March 31:

  • 4 p.m. – Sweet Bean

Monday, April 2:

  • 4 p.m. – Thermae Romae

Wednesday, April 4:

  • 4 p.m. – Nobody to Watch Over Me

Admission is FREE and open to the public.  All screenings will be held in the C Auditorium on the Dunwoody campus, NC 1100 (in between the C and D buildings across from the cafe).

Please consider sharing the following flyer with your students:  Japanese Film Fest Flyer

 

 

 

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Revival: Lost Southern Voices Festival

Georgia State University will host Revival: Lost Southern Voices Festival, a two-day literary festival celebrating underappreciated writers of Southern poetry and prose, on Friday and Saturday, March 23-24, 2018, at the university’s Dunwoody Campus.

This year’s festival brings a fresh group of voices highlighting their favorite “forgotten” Southern inspirations, including John Williams talking about legendary music manager and producer Bill Lowery; Georgia’s Poet Laureate Judson Mitcham on poet Seaborn Jones, and African American literary historian Trudier Harris spotlighting the “forgotten” author of “The Darkest Child,” Delores Phillips. The packed two-day schedule also includes Atlanta actor and playwright Brenda Bynum performing a play based on author Lillian Smith’s words, and Jim Auchmutey, writer and former Atlanta Journal-Constitution reporter, with an appreciation of Southern cookbook legend Henrietta Dull.

The event is free and open to the public, but registration is requested.  Meals are available for a charge. To register and to find out more about the program, visit the Lost Southern Voices website.

 

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Poetry readings on 4 Perimeter College campuses tomorrow and Thursday!

Don’t forget – Perimeter College and The Georgia Poetry Circuit will host poetry readings by Kim Addonizio tomorrow, Wednesday, April 5 and Thursday, April 6, 2017. All readings are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing on each campus.

Alpharetta Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Room 1140
Clarkston Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • JCLRC – L1100

Dunwoody Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Building B, Room 2102
Newton Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • Building 2N, Room 1100

Additional information about the poet, including samples of her work, can be found on the handout provided for the event.

Share a poem this week at the Dunwoody campus.

Don’t forget to celebrate national poetry month this April at the Dunwoody Perimeter campus library on Thursday, April 6, 2017 this week.

A number of activities are available:

  • Attend the Poetry Workshop from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to gain assistance with your own written work in the Learning and Tutoring Center, NLRC 3200.
  • Bring a poem (your own or a work you admire) and pin it to the curtains in the NLRC Third Floor Gallery (supplies available if you’d like to write your poem on location).
  • Read either a poem you’ve written or a beloved poem you’d like to share with others at the Open Mic and Reception from 1-3 p.m. following the workshop.

The opportunities are sponsored by the The Writer’s Circle and The Dunwoody Learning and Tutoring Center and are open to all students, faculty, staff, and their families (though some activities may not be suitable for very young children).

For more information please contact Maria Batty or Nancy McDaniel at 770-274-5240 or email ltc.gpc.edu.

“Revival – Lost Southern Voices” event at Dunwoody this weekend.

Revival–Lost Southern Voices will take place on March 31 & April 1, 2017, on the Dunwoody campus of Georgia State University Perimeter College to celebrate great Southern writers.

For more details about the available opportunities, line up of speakers, and times and locations of scheduled events please check out the event’s Facebook page as well as the Lost Southern Voices webpage. Daily registration is requested, however there is no cost to attend individual general sessions. The reception Friday night and boxed lunch on Saturday are available for a nominal fee and are optional. You can register online for any or all of the events through Eventbright.

All are welcome; this event is open to the public and parking is available. Please email Andy Rogers at arogers41@gsu.edu with any questions.

Poetry reading by Kim Addonizio on April 5 & 6

Perimeter College and The Georgia Poetry Circuit will host poetry readings by Kim Addonizio on Wednesday, April 5 and 6, 2017. All readings are free and open to the public and will be followed by a reception and book signing on each campus.

Alpharetta Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Room 1140
Clarkston Campus

  • Wednesday, April 5, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • JCLRC – L1100

Dunwoody Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 11:30 a.m.
  • Building B, Room 2102
Newton Campus

  • Thursday, April 6, 2017
  • 2:30 p.m.
  • Building 2N, Room 1100

According to the handout provided for the event:Kim Addonizio earning both her BA and MA from San Francisco State University, and she has spent much of her adult life in the Bay Area.” Currently Addonizio “lives and teaches workshops in Oakland, California”.

She has received fellowships from both the Guggenheim Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts as well as earned a Pushcart Prize and John Ciardi Lifetime Achievement Award for her work. Her poetry “is known for its gritty, street-wise narrators, details about urban life, and wicked wit.” Samples of Addonizio’s poetry can be found on the handout linked above.

Celebrate National Poetry Month at Dunwoody, April 6

Celebrate national poetry month this April at the Dunwoody Perimeter campus library on Thursday, April 6, 2017 by attending a workshop and/or open mic events that is open to everyone.

  • Attend the Poetry Workshop from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. to gain assistance with your own written work in the Learning and Tutoring Center, NLRC 3200.
  • Bring a poem (your own or a work you admire) and pin it to the curtains in the NLRC Third Floor Gallery (supplies available if you’d like to write your poem on location).
  • Read either a poem you’ve written or a beloved poem you’d like to share with others at the Open Mic and Reception from 1-3 p.m. following the workshop.

The opportunities are sponsored by the The Writer’s Circle and The Dunwoody Learning and Tutoring Center and are open to all students, faculty, staff, and their families (though some activities may not be suitable for very young children). For more information please contact Maria Batty or Nancy McDaniel at 770-274-5240 or email ltc.gpc.edu.

Lecture exploring fandom as religious experience this week!

This Thursday, March 30, the Sarah Larson Lecture Series will host “Notes from DragonCon: Fandom as Religious Experience” at the Dunwoody campus in the C Auditorium (NC 1100) from 11:30 a.m. to 12:45 p.m.

Georgia State University instructor, Lauren Cooper, will discuss how sci-fi and fantasy fandom fulfill important roles related to defining personal identity and values.

Professors are welcome to bring their classes. Space is limited and seats fill quickly so arriving early is advised. The lecture series is free and open to the public. Parking is available. For more information about this event or to request sign-in sheet PDF following the event, please contact series co-chair, Megan Levacy, at mlevacy@gsu.edu or call 770-274-5583.

A PDF of the flyer pictured below may be downloaded here —> EVENT FLYER

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