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Atlanta is one of the most literate cities in the US. Home to many famous writers and a required stop on every author's book tour. Literary Atlanta is the advance guard of the Atlanta lit scene, bringing you all the news and interviews, too. If you love stories and you live in Atlanta, this is the only podcast you ever need to listen to.
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036: Chris Offutt and Michael Farris Smith
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Episode 36 includes two separate interviews with authors who are going to be together to talk about their new books at the Wrecking Bar Brewpub in Atlanta. Alison talks to Chris Offutt, author of Country Dark, and Michael Farris Smith, author of The Fighter.Links to Sites, Articles and Events Mentioned in This EpisodeMichael Farris Smith Author Websitehttps://michaelfarrissmith.com/“Episode 272: The Fighter Author Michael Farris Smith,” Writer’s Bone Podcasthttp://www.writersbone.com/podcastsarchive/2018/3/20/episode-272-the-fighter-author-michael-farris-smith“Celebrated Author Comes Home to Kentucky in His New Novel, ‘Country Dark’,” by Rich Copley for the Lexington Herald-Leaderhttp://www.kentucky.com/entertainment/ent-columns-blogs/copious-notes/article208818819.html“My Dad, the Pornographer,” by Chris Offutt for the New York Times Magazine. Offutt’s 2015 article was adapted from a memoir about his father’s 50-year career in pornography, My Father, the Pornographer, which Atria Books published in 2016.https://www.nytimes.com/2015/02/08/magazine/my-dad-the-pornographer.htmlApril 24th – Chris Offutt at Prince Avenue Location of Avid Bookshophttp://www.avidbookshop.com/event/chris-offutt-country-darkApril 24th – Peter Golden at the Margaret Mitchell Househttp://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/programs/peter-golden-nothing-is-forgotten April 24th – Charles Frazier at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Libraryhttps://www.acappellabooks.com/pages/events/251/charles-frazier-returns-to-cold-mountainApril 25th – Writers at the Wrecking Bar Series Presents Michael Farris Smith and Chris Offutt https://www.acappellabooks.com/pages/events/294/writers-at-the-wrecking-bar-michael-farrisApril 26th – Rick Bragg at the Jimmy Carter Presidential Libraryhttps://www.acappellabooks.com/pages/events/252/rick-bragg-the-best-cook-in-the-worldApril 27th – Rick Bragg Signing at Eagle Eye Bookshophttps://www.eagleeyebooks.com/home/eventgendetails/464April 28th – Independent Bookstore Day Nationwidehttp://www.indiebookstoreday.com/
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Date published: 2017-11-04