Thursday, April 30, 2015

Breezers In Your Neighborhood - May

Breezers In Your Neighborhood
May Events

Southern Breeze is kicking up some dust! 

Breezers In Your Neighborhood is a monthly post to list where you can find our authors & illustrators as they are out in the community. Come out and support your local members and invite others to do also!

  • NAME: Heather L. Montgomery
    DATE: May 2, 2015
    PLACE: Athens-Limestone Public Library (Alabama)
    ADDRESS: 603 S. Jefferson St., 
    CITY/STATE: Athens,  AL 35611
    DESCRIPTION OF EVENT: Local Author Fest. The brand new Athens-Limestone County Public Library is celebrating local authors! There will be panels of authors presenting, books to buy, and discussions. Several Breezers will be participating - come join us!
  • NAME:  Ramey Channell
    DATE:  May 3rd
    PLACE:  Mer Faire, an arts and literature festival
    CITY:  Fairhope
    DESCRIPTION:  Author book signing
  • NAME:  Nell Branum
    DATE:  May 11th
    CITY: Hoover
    DESCRIPTION:  SCBWI Smooze for Birmingham area. Nell and her 92-year-old mother will be talking about the books they have self-published, one of which just won a Gold Medal in the Benjamin Franklin Awards Young Reader Nonfiction category.
    For those interested in attending, please contact Irene Latham (liaison) at for directions.
  • NAME:  Aileen Kilgore HendersonDATE:  May 16, 2015PLACE:  Cahaba Lily Center TIME:  8:00 amADDRESS:   Main StreetCITY:  West BloctonDESCRIPTION OF EVENT:  ANNUAL CAHABA LILY FESTIVAL. I will be signing books with Charles Adams all day.  At 3:30 p.m. I'll be telling stories. James Day will be another author there.  Larry Davenport will speak.  Guided tours of the restored coke ovens and to the river to see the lilies.  Lunch is free provided by the ladies of West Blocton.

  • Name: Patricia Cruzan
    Date: Saturday, May 2, 2015
    Place: Peachtree City Library
    Address: 201 Willow Bend Drive
    City/State: Peachtree City, GA
    Description: Book Signing
  • Name:  Writer's Workshop, "Do You Know Who Your Audience Is?"Date:  
    Saturday, May 2, 1 until 3 PMPlace:  Five Forks LibraryAddress:  2780 Five Forks Trickum Rd.City:  LawrencevilleDescription:  Join best-selling kidlit authors, Vicky Alvear Shecter and Laurel Snyder as they share the differences between YA and Middle Grade stories. And if you've attended our workshops before, you know we work on those first pages, so bring your MG or YA first page for feedback (as time allows).
  • Name: Trisha Slay
    Date: 5/7/15 (Thursday)
    Place: Lumpkin County Library
    Time:  5:00 - 7:00 pm 
    Address: 342 Courthouse Hill
    City/State: Dahlonega, GA 30533
    Description of Event: Reading & Book Signing as part of the North Georgia Authors Guild
  • NAME:   Shelli Johannes-Wells
    DATE:   May 9th
    PLACE:   Atlanta Writer's Conference
    CITY:   Atlanta
    DESCRIPTION:   faculty/signing
  • NAME:   Faye Gibbons
    DATE:  May 21 at 7 PM
    PLACE:  Berry College on the Ford Campus
    CITY:   Rome
    DESCRIPTION:   Speaking engagement
  • NAME:   Flora Rosefsky
    DATE:  May 31  at 2-4pmPLACE: The Sycamore Place Gallery & Studios
    120 Sycamore Place
    CITY:   Decatur
    DESCRIPTION:   Workshop for both the novice and experienced artist – use your imagination in a risk-free environment where experimenting in new ways to think and work is encouraged.


  • Author Speed Dating event
    June 8-9
    GLMA Conference
    Peachtree City
    If you are interested, contact Jodi Wheeler:
  • NAME:   Shelli Johannes-Wells
    DATE:   June 8/9
    PLACE:   GLMA Summer Institute
    CITY:   Peachtree City
    DESCRIPTION:   (Faculty with Julie Stokes/Literacy Coordinator for Dalton Middle School)


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1 comment:

  1. I will be signing/showing my book The Keeper Chronicles at the Alabama School Library Association Annual Conference at Mountain Brook High School on June 8.