ATL Bookmarks: 9 events to hit this week December 03 2012

Carmen Deedy and John McCutheon serenade and tell tales, Naked City takes its party to the farm, Bill Roorbach takes Decatur’s stage, Emory’s Poetry Council brings a bit of Brooklyn to the ATL, and much more.


Georgia Center for the Book Presents: Carmen Deedy & John McCutcheon
Dec. 3, 7 p.m.
First Baptist Church, Decatur

A bookish event for the whole family. Author Carmen Deedy and her husband, Grammy-nominated musician John McCutcheon, will be performing and reading to help raise funds for the DeKalb Library Foundation. Deedy’s works include Return of the Library Dragon, Cows for America and The Cheshire Cheese Cat.

Kill Your Darlings Writer’s Workshop
Dec. 3, 7 p.m.
__Park Grounds, Reynoldstown’’
A bi-weekly writing workshop for writers of every make and model (essayists, poets, novelists...). It’s an opportunity to bond over the written word and get to know the local writing community, with or without writing in tow.
Readings & Revelry: Holiday Celebrations with BURNAWAY, VouchedATL, and The Wren’s Nest
Dec. 4, 7 p.m.

It’s an evening for trifectas: holiday punch, readings, and shopping hosted by BURNAWAY, Vouched Books, and the Wren’s Nest. Guests will hear selections from two collections of Atlantan historical fiction: BURNAWAY’s Le Bulletin Savant de l’Institut Historique Fictif d’Atlanta and the Wren’s Nest KIPP Scribes’ Read After Burning. Readers include Johnny Drago, CL’s Thomas Wheatley, Amy McDaniel, Scott Daughtridge, and Lauren Traetto.__