Literary Arts

Write On!

Write On! is a reinvigorated writing group, which meets once a month (the 4th Monday) at 6:00 pm at Gilmer Arts. Led by award-winning children’s author, Kelly Bingham, and Shorter College English professor, Dr. Marcia Bost, its members meet to share drafts and manuscripts, discuss writing approaches and talk through writers’ block, among other things.

There is no requirement to sign up, but if you are new to the group, call Gilmer Arts at 706 635-5605 or The Martyn House at 706-635-5565, and let them know you are coming. If you have questions, contact Kelly Bingham at kellybinghambooks@gmail.com or Marcia Bost at mbost@shorter.edu.

Meet the Authors

Each year, usually in late March and occasionally at other times throughout the year, Gilmer Arts hosts a Meet the Authors event.  This event varies from year to year, including nationally, regionally and locally known authors and writers. It includes book signings by well-known authors, workshops, presentations and other events of literary interest.  Featured guests authors have included award-winning authors Raymond L. Atkins, Kelly Bingham, Michael K. Brown, Lynn Cullen, and Victoria Wilcox.

Writers’ Workshops

Gilmer Arts hosts one or two writers’ workshops each year, featuring locally or regionally known authors.  These include manuscript critiques for previously submitted manuscripts, practical tips for how to get your work started, completed and published, presentations on specific components of writing, and hands-on workshops with writing exercises.

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February 2018

Write On!

February 26 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:00pm on day Fourth of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

Gilmer Arts – Link Class Room, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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Write On! is a reinvigorated writing group, which meets once a month (the 4th Monday) at 6:00 pm at Gilmer Arts. Led by award-winning children’s author, Kelly Bingham, and Shorter College English professor, Dr. Marcia Bost, its members meet to share drafts and manuscripts, discuss writing approaches and talk through writers’ block, among other things. There is no requirement to sign up, but if you are new to the group, call Gilmer Arts at 706 635-5605 or The Martyn House…

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April 2018

Literary – Annual Meet the Authors

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
Gilmer Arts – Hawthorne Hall, 207 Dalton St.
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States

Featuring as the Keynote note Speaker: Terry Kay Starting at 1:00 PM: Mr. Kay is the author of several acclaimed novels including The King Who Made Paper Flowers, Song of the Vagabond Bird, The Greats of Cuttercane, Bogmeadow's Wish, The Book of Marie, To Dance With the White Dog, The Valley of Light, Taking Lottie Home, The Kidnapping of Aaron Greene, Shadow Song, The Runaway, Dark Thirty, After Eli, and The Year the Lights Came On, as well as a book of essays, Special K: The Wisdom…

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May 2018

Storytelling in Ellijay

May 15 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 5:30pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 31, 2018

George Link, Jr. Gilmer Arts Playhouse, 135 Dalton St
Ellijay, GA 30540 United States
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3rd Tuesday of the Month, starting May 15th

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