Book reading/signing featuring liberal arts professor Steve Geller
May 2, 8-9 p.m., Arnold Hall Auditorium, Savannah, Ga.
Geller will read from the “Jews on the Moon” tetralogy and “Nathan Feist”
Ivy Hall spring Potlatch Reading
May 3, 7:30-8:30 p.m., Ivy Hall, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, Ga.
Ivy Hall, SCAD Atlanta’s writing and cultural arts center, presents the latest work from two of Atlanta’s most exciting poets: Molly Brodak and Gina Myers.
Release party for Document: The Graduate Journal of the SCAD Writing Program
May 10, 4-5:30 p.m., Afifi Amphitheater, 324 Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd., Savannah, Ga.
Ivy Hall Writers Series presents Daniel Wallace
May 16, 6:30-8 p.m., Ivy Hall, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, Ga.
Celebrated author Daniel Wallace will discuss his new book, “The Kings and Queens of Roam,” which will be published in May. Wallace is the author of five novels, including “Big Fish,” which was made into a motion picture of the same name by Tim Burton in 2003, with a musical adaptation coming to Broadway in 2013.
Ivy Hall Writers Series presents David Gillham
May 24, 6:30-8 p.m., Ivy Hall, 179 Ponce de Leon Ave., N.E., Atlanta, Ga.
David R. Gillham spent more than a decade in the book business. In his new novel “City of Women,” Gillham explores what happens to ordinary people thrust into extraordinary times and how the choices they make can destroy them, save them, or both.
SAVANNAH WRITERS’ STUDIO WORKSHOPS:
What is in a Title?
May 3, 1 p.m., Jen Library 108
Liberal arts professor Weihua Zhang discusses why the titles of work demand plenty of attention.
Improving Academic Writing
May 10, 1 to 2:30 p.m., Jen Library 220
This workshop will cover strategies for incorporating a more fluent and academic tone in your professional communications.
Writing Effective Dialogue
May 10, 3 to 4:30 p.m., Jen Library 220
Find out how to employ dialogue to improve characterization and drive action. Includes discussion of common dialogue mistakes and guided practice.Seating is limited; email the Writers’ Studio to reserve a space!
An Evening with Augusten Burroughs
June 7, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Gallery See, SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St.
Augusten Burroughs, celebrated author of “Running with Scissors,” and numerous bestsellers, including fiction, memoir, self-help and humor, will speak lecture and read from his 2012 book, “This Is How: Proven Aid in Overcoming Shyness, Molestation, Fatness, Spinsterhood, Grief, Disease, Lushery, Decrepitude & More. For Young and Old Alike.” Free with a SCAD ID; $15 for the general public. Book sales and signing to follow lecture.
Ivy Hall Writers Series presents Jeanette Walls
June 11, 6:30-8 p.m., Gallery See, SCAD Atlanta, 1600 Peachtree St. NE, Atlanta, Ga.
Jeannette Walls will discuss her new book, “The Silver Star.” Walls was born in Phoenix, Arizona, and grew up in the Southwest and Welch, West Virginia. She graduated from Barnard College and was a journalist in New York for 20 years. Her memoir, “The Glass Castle,” has been a New York Times best seller for more than five years.