Author Events Dec. 10-16


Donnie Winokur, “Chancer: How One Good Boy Saved Another.” Winoker tells the real-life story of a family pushed to the breaking point and the therapy dog who saved them. 6 p.m. Dec. 11. Signing. Adults. Free. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Roswell Branch, 115 Norcross St., Roswell, 770-640-3075, afpls.org

Daren Wang, “The Hidden Light of Northern Fires.” Local author Wang will discuss his debut novel, rooted in the remarkable but little-known true history of the only secessionist town north of the Mason-Dixon Line. 6 p.m. Dec. 12. Free. Meet n’ greet, talk, signing. Adults. Free. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Milton Branch, 855 Mayfield Road, Milton, 404-613-4402, afpls.org

Micah Cash, “Dangerous Waters.” In this book-length photo essay, North Carolina photographer Cash documents the cultural shifts that have come in the 75-plus years since the Tennessee Valley Authority altered the course of the American South. In conversation with Chuck Reese of The Bitter Southerner. 7 p.m. Dec. 14. Reading, discussion, signing. Free. Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge, 644 N. Highland Ave. NE., Atlanta, acappellabooks.com

Women Authors: Paths to Publication. Five local authors team up to speak to the highs and lows of their paths to publication, with bookseller and hybrid press author Libby Ware as moderator: hybrid press author Charlene Ball, traditionally published Trudy Nan Boyce, and self-published authors Lynn Hesse and MaryAnn Hopper. 7:30 p.m. Dec. 14. Panel discussion, Q&A. Free. Suggested donation $5. Charis Books & More, 1189 Euclid Ave. NE., Atlanta, 404-524-0304, charisbooksandmore.com

Gail Heller, “Seely’s Shoes.” In local author Heller’s debut novel, a woman makes a journey with her fiancé that uncovers years of family secrets—including the unsolved murder of the fiancé’s younger sister. 11 a.m. Dec. 16. Talk, discussion. Free. Atlanta-Fulton Public Library, Roswell Branch, 115 Norcross St., Roswell, 770-640-3075, afpls.org

Writing Workshop with Drew Jubera. Five-time Pulitzer-nominated journalist Jubera (“Must Win: A Season of Survival for a Town and Its Team”) has written for The New York Times, ESPN The Magazine, Esquire, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution; he is also a consulting producer of the new sports Netflix documentary series “Last Chance U.” 1:30 p.m. Dec. 16. Workshop. Free. RSVP to events@gwinnettpl.org. Gwinnett Co. Public Library, Lilburn Branch, 4817 Church St., Lilburn, 770-978-5154, gwinnettpl.org

T.M. Brown, “Sanctuary.” In Brown’s new mystery, an unsuspecting couple retire to a small South Georgia town only to discover tragic events that have left the idyllic haven unsettled. 2 p.m. Dec. 16. Meet n’ greet, signing. Free. Bookmiser-Roswell, 4651 Sandy Plains Road, Roswell, 770-993-1555, bookmiser.net



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