Sunday, May 23, 2010

GF Weekend Authors Announced!

11th Anniversary Girlfriend Weekend Author Extravaganza, January 13 - 16, 2011
Want to know more about the authors attending Girlfriend Weekend? Click on an author name to go directly to his or her website! It's not too early to decide which books you want to pick up and get signed! Get your tickets for the event soon! $150 for the entire weekend(for Pulpwood Queens only).
Keynote Speakers:
Fannie Flagg (Fried Green Tomatoes and the Whistle Stop Cafe)
Pat Conroy (The Prince of Tides, The Great Santini, South of Broad)
Rick Bragg (All Over But the Shoutin', The Prince of Frogtown)

Other authors on our list to be featured are:
Robert Leleux (The Memoirs of a Beautiful Boy)
Bernie Schein (If Holden Cauldfield Were in My Classroom)
Cassandra King (Queen of Broken Hearts, Making Waves)
Janis Owens (The Cracker Kitchen: A Cookbook, My Brother Michael)
River Jordan (Saints in Limbo, Magnolia Street, The Gin Girl)
Shellie Rushing Tomlinson (Suck Your Stomach in and Put Some Color On!)
Ad Hudler (Man of the House, Househusband, Southern Living)
Todd Johnson (The Sweet By and By)
Mark Childress (Crazy in Alabama, One Mississippi)
Charles Martin (The Mountain Between Us, Where the River Ends)
Denise Hildreth Jones (Savannah series, Flies in the Butter)
Michael Morris (Slow Way Home, A Place Called Wiregrass)
Sam Bracken (My Orange Duffel Bag)
Echo Garrett (My Orange Duffel Bag, Why Don't They Just Get a Job?)
Patti Callahan Henry (Driftwood Summer, The Art of Keeping Secrets)
Jeanine Cummins (The Outside Boy, A Rip in Heaven)
Susan Parker (Walking in the Deep End)
Kathi Appelt (Keeper, The Underneath) for young readers
Kimberly Willis Holt (The Water Seeker, My Louisiana Sky, Piper Reed series) young readers
Melissa Conroy (pOppy's Pants) young readers
Vladimir Radunsky (Hip Hop Dog, You?, Where the Giant Sleeps) young readers
Elise Blackwell (The Unnatural History of Cypress Parish, An Unfinished Score, Grub, Hunger)
Judy Christie (Hurry Less Worry Less series, Gone to Green series)
Lisa Wingate (Beyond Summer, The Summer Kitchen)
Marsha Fine
Neil White (The Sanctuary of Outcasts)
Amy Bourret (Mothers and Other Liars)
Deanne Gist (A Maid to Match, Beguiled, The Measure of a Lady)
and more to be announced.

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