Don’t miss the chance to hear Jesmyn Ward, winner of the National Book Award for Salvage the Bones and author of the acclaimed Where the Line Bleeds and Men We Reaped, named Publisher’s Weekly Top 10 Nonfiction Books of 2013! She’ll be reading and signing at Dunwoody during the day and giving the keynote address at our Townsend Prize for Fiction Ceremony that night. The Townsend reception and ceremony feature ten of Georgia’s best fiction writers and a beautiful backdrop at the Atlanta Botanical Garden! Registration for the Townsend includes access to the Botanical Garden, a reception and opportunity to meet and mingle with the finalists—Stacia Brown, Amber Dermont, Joshilyn Jackson, Sheri Joseph, Charles McNair, Jamie Quatro, Josh Russell, Susan Rebecca White, Philip Lee Williams, and Anthony Winkler—book sales courtesy of Eagle Eye Bookshop, and, of course, the Townsend award ceremony featuring Jesmyn Ward!

The reading and signing are free and open to the public. Register for the Townsend before April 17!

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