Irene Latham, the author of Leaving Gees Bend, is the featured author of the 2010 Atlanta Quilt Festival. She will speak and sign her book Thursday, August 5, 2010 at 2 p.m. at the South Fulton Arts Center, located at 4645 Butner Road, College Park, GA. Admission is free.
If you miss Ms. Latham at 2 p.m., you can still meet her. She will appear at 6:30 p.m. at Hammonds House Museum as part of their Wine and Words series. This event costs $5.00
Leaving Gees Bend is the highly acclaimed story of a young girl who is forced to leave Gees Bend, Alabama to find a doctor for her mother. It is a sweet story that will warm your heart.
Bring the kids and come meet Irene Latham Thursday. Come early because other authors will also share their books from 10-5 p.m. as part of the Festival Book Fair. While there, be sure to view the amazing quilts and dolls and vote for your favorite quilt.
See you there!