Decatur Book Festival

Emory Authors at Decatur Book Fest Sept 5-6

Find the Emory Tent at Clairemont and Ponce de Leon.

Emory faculty authors will be featured in the programming of this year's AJC-Decatur Book Festival, September 5-6, 2015. They will also be appearing in the Emory Tent at the festival to meet readers and sign books.

The CFDE will have a table and display in the Emory Tent, which will be at the intersection of Clairemont Avenue and Ponce de Leon, next to the Old Courthouse.

Schedule of Faculty Book Signings at Emory Tent

Saturday September 5

1:00 pm

Melvin Konner, Samuel Candler Dobbs Professor of Anthropology, Women After All: Sex, Evolution, and the End of Male Supremacy

Also appearing Saturday 3:00 pm in the Marriott Conference Center A.

2:00 pm

Natasha Trethewey, Robert W. Woodruff Professor of English and Creative Writing, 19th Poet Laureate of the United States (2012-2014)

Also appearing Friday 8:00 pm at the Schwartz Performing Arts Center at Emory, during the Festival Keynote.

3:00 pm

Marie Marquardt, Scholar-In-Residence, Candler School of Theology, Dream Things True: A Novel

Also appearing Sunday 1:00 pm on the Teen Stage.

4:00 pm

Jericho Brown, Associate Professor of English and Creative Writing, The New Testament

Also appearing Sunday 3:45 pm in the First Baptist Decatur Sanctuary.

4:45 pm

Jim Grimsley, Professor of Practice, English and Creative Writing, How I Shed My Skin

Also appearing Saturday 3:00 pm in the Decatur Presbyterian Sanctuary.

Sunday September 6

2:30 pm

Elena Conis, Assistant Professor of History, Vaccine Nation: America's Changing Relationship with Immunization

Also appearing Saturday 4:15 pm in the Marriott Conference Center A.

4:00 pm

Joseph Skibell, Professor of English and Creative Writing, My Father’s Guitar and Other Imaginary Things

Also appearing Sunday 5:00 pm in the Old Courthouse.

Also, please visit the Decatur Book Festival website for a full schedule, including the Emory Track featuring Emory faculty and alumni authors participating in the festival.

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