Tuesday, March 30, 2010

Meet The Author

Meet the Author
April 10, 1-4 P.M.
Roswell Visitors Center
617 Atlanta Street, Roswell, GA

This coming Saturday, several local authors will gather in the Visitors Center to answer your questions as well as sign copies of their books. It’s a great chance to meet the authors and learn more about three different periods of time in Georgia history.

Dianna Avena
Author: Roswell History, Haunts & Legends
“The town of Roswell is haunted by the lingering ghosts of generations long dead.” Dianna has had a lifelong interest in the paranormal. In college, she planned a life as a physician, but found she continued to be drawn to stories of miracles and unexplained phenomena. She and her husband, Joe, have made the Roswell Ghost Tour extremely successful, garnering national attention. Dianna founded Roswell Georgia Paranormal Investigations and her team was announced as a Georgia representative for the Atlantic Paranormal Society. She is the co-host of the After Twilight radio show and she has co-hosted the national paranormal convention Univ-Con 7, alongside Chad Calek of Steven Spielberg’s Rising.

Cathy Kaemmerlen
Author: General Sherman and the Georgia Belles
Cathy is a renowned storyteller, author, and historical interpreter. In this book, she provides a colorful collection of tales of exceptional Georgia women who made great sacrifices in an effort to save their families and homes. From the innocent diary of a 10-year-old girl to the words of a woman who risks everything to see her husband one last time, Kaemmerlen exposes the grit and gumption of these remarkable Southern women in inspiring and entertaining fashion.

Jack Mallard
Author: The Atlanta Child Murders: The Night Stalker
Jack Mallard is a retired Georgia Prosecutor (1967-2007). After receiving a law degree from Woodrow Wilson College of Law he began his career as an Assistant District Attorney in Atlanta. Later he would take the lead role in the Missing and Murdered Children’s Case in which 28 victims were found murdered within a two-year span, ending with the arrest of Wayne Williams. In his career Jack has prosecuted many high-profile cases. He served on the Board of Directors - National District Attorneys Association; the Georgia Organized Crime Prevention Council; and received the Governor’s Public Safety Award. This is his first book and is based on the Wayne Williams Case. Was Wayne Williams the Night Stalker? Read the book for information that will help you decide.

For more information about Storytelling workshops, performances, Authors’ events, and Visual Arts events that will be at the Visitors Center between now and June, download a brochure from www.visitroswellga.com/storytelling-events.html

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