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Margaret Mitchell House

3e14d Urbex Midtown Mitchellhouse
Call: (404) 249-7015 or visit www.atlantahistorycenter.com
The house where much of Gone with the Wind was written beckons to tourists and native Atlantans alike who want to understand more about the author of the most popular novel of all time. The house also plays an important part in keeping Atlanta's literary scene alive through regular events with local and national authors. Tours available every half hour.

Local Event for Mesha Maren, Author of Sugar Run

Thursday January 24, 2019 07:00 pm EST
Mesha Maren's short stories and essays have appeared in Tin House, Oxford American, Hobart, The Barcelona Review, Fiorty Stories: New Writing from Harper Perennial, and other literary journals. She was chosen by Lee Smith as winner of the 2015 Thomas Wolfe Fiction Pricze and is the recipient of a 20...
Cost: Free

J. Courtney Sullivan, saints for all occasions

Tuesday August 14, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join author J. Courtney Sulivan for a meet & greet and chance to hear her discuss her new book, Saints for All Occasions. J. Courtney Sullivan is The New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Engagements, Maine, and Commencement. Maine was named a 2011 Time Magazine Best Book of the Year a...
Cost: $10

J. COURTNEY SULLIVAN, SAINTS FOR ALL OCCASIONS

Tuesday August 14, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
Join author J. Courtney Sullivan for a meet & greet, as well as the chance to hear her discuss her new book; Saints for All Occasions  J. Courtney Sullivan is The New York Times bestselling author of the novels The Engagements, Maine, and Commencement. Maine was named a 2011 Time Magazine Best Boo...
Cost: $10

Julie Hedgepeth Williams, Three Not-So-Ordinary-Joes: A Plantation Newspaperman, a Printer's Devil, an English Wit, and the Founding of Southern Literature

Tuesday July 24, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
One of the more eccentric figures in the antebellum South was Joseph Addison Turner, born to the plantation and trained to run one. All he really wanted to do, though, was to be a famous writer- and to be the founder of Southern literature.
Cost: $10-$15

Speaking of Making: Louisiana Bendolph in Conversation with Virginia Prescott, joined by Matt Arnett and Lonnie Holley

Wednesday July 18, 2018 07:30 pm EDT
Presented by AIR Serenbe, in partnership with Atlanta History Center and Grocery on Home. Join On Second Thought host Virginia Prescott in conversation with Louisiana Bendolph, Matt Arnett, and Lonnie Holley, as they discuss Bendolph’s dynamic art, Southern African American artmaking traditions, and...
Cost: $7-$10

Aiken Lecture: Ethan Kytle and Blain Roberts, Denmark Vesey's Garden

Tuesday June 26, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
A book that strikes at the heart of the recent flaure-ups over Confederate symbols in Charlottesville, New Orleans, and elsewhere, Denmark Vesey's Garden reveals the deep roots of these controversies and traces them to the heart of slavery in the United States: Charleston, South Carolina.
Cost: $10-$15

Hannah Pittard, Visible Empire

Tuesday June 5, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
An epic novel-based on true events- of love, grief, race, and wealth, charting a single sweltering summer in Atlanta that left no one unchanged.  On a humid summer day, the phones began to ring: disaster has struck. Chateau de Sully, a Boeing 707 chartered to ferry home more than one hundred of At...
Cost: $10-$15

Pamela Druckerman, There Are No Grown-Ups: A Midlife Coming of Age Story

Sunday June 3, 2018 05:00 pm EDT
The bestselling author of BRINGING UP BEBE investigates life in her forties, and wonders whether her mind will ever catch up with her face. When Pamela Druckerman turns 40, waiters start calling her "Madame," and she detects a new message in mens' gazes. Yet forty isn't even technically middle-age...
Cost: $10-$15

Paula McLain, Love and Ruin

Wednesday May 16, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
The bestselling author of The Paris Wife returns to the subject of Ernest Hemingway in a novel about his passionate, stormy marriage to Martha Gellhorn- a fiercely independent, ambitious young woman who would become one of the greatest war correspondents of the twentieth century. 
Cost: $5-$10

An Evening with Eve Ewing, Sarah Kay, Amanda Torres & Mahogany L. Browne

Sunday April 29, 2018 07:00 pm EDT
AIR Serenbe presents, in partnership with Atlanta History Center, four of the nation's top spoken word poets for ONE NIGHT ONLY in Atlanta. Sarah Kay, Mahogany L. Browne, Eve Ewing, and Amanda Torres will be in Georgia as part of the SWACC! Focus Fellowship at AIR Serenbe. SWACC! is an award residen...
Cost: $15-$25
979 Crescent Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30309
(404) 249-7015
atlantahistorycenter.com
Hours
Monday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Tuesday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Wednesday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Thursday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Friday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Saturday: 10:00 AM – 5:30 PM
Sunday: 12:00 – 5:30 PM