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Last Year's Visiting Writers

Miah Arnold
Author of "Sweet Land of Bigamy".  

Beth Gylys
Author of several collections of poetry, including Bodies That Hum and "Spot in the Dark", winner of the Journal Award. 

Bret Lott
Author of several novels including "Dead Low Tide" and "Jewel." His reading was part of the Georgia Literary Festival.  

Jayne Anne Phillips
National Book Award nominee, novelist and author of "Lark & Termite" and "Quiet Dell."


David Huddle
Poet and fiction writer, author of "The Story of a Million Years" and "Black Snake at the Family Reunion." A Flannery O'Connor Lecture and Reading. 

Ashley Butler
Essayist and author of "Dear Sound of Footsteps."

Catherine Rush
Performances of the winner of the "Arts & Letters" Prize for Drama's one-act play, "The Sum of Me." Cosponsored by the Georgia College Department of Theatre. 

Past visitors have included such distinguished authors as Robert Bly, Janet Burroway, Robert Olen Butler, Judith Ortiz Cofer, Billy Collins, Peter Ho Davies, Cornelius Eady, Clyde Edgerton, Alice Fulton, Margaret Gibson, Allan Gurganus, Bob Hicok, Maxine Kumin, Frances Mayes, W. S. Merwin, Ethelbert Miller, Antonya Nelson, Marilyn Nelson, ZZ Packer, Charles Simic, Michael Waters, Miller Williams, and many others.


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