Video-Conference This Wednesday: National Playwrights

This is a reminder that this Wednesday, April 12, 2017, Georgia State University Perimeter College will co-host the National Playwrights video-conference, in partnership with New York University (NYU), live at the Newton campus and shown (via split screen streaming) on the remaining Perimeter College campuses as well as the Atlanta campus.

This year’s guest is Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright, David Lindsay-Abaire, author of Rabbit Hole and Shrek. The conference may be attended in person on the Newton campus at the 2/N Lecture Hall on Wednesday, April 12, from 1 – 2:45 p.m. All are welcome, however space is limited. Professors who wish to bring classes are encouraged to reserves seats in advance.

For more information or to reserve seats, please contact Deborah Byrd (

Natasha Trethewey to headline 2 day event: Revival – Lost Southern Voices

Revival–Lost Southern Voices is a two day event on March 31 & April 1, 2017, on the Dunwoody campus of Georgia State University Perimeter College to celebrate great Southern writers.

Two-time National Poet Laureate and Pulitzer Prize Winner Natasha Trethewey will headline a notable list of writers and scholars. Presenters will discuss the Southern writers who have meant the most to them and why those writers’ works are so deserving of a new readership.

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. The event guarantees a long list of new authors and books to read for all who attend. Please email Andy Rogers at with any questions.