20th Annual Literary Festival 20th Annual Literary Festival
Old Dominion University
October 14-17, 1997

Melissa Fay Greene
has twice been a National Book Award finalist and has won the Southern Book Critics Circle Award, the Robert F. Kennedy Book Award, the Lillian Smith Award, the Chicago Tribune Hartland Prize, the QPB New Voices Award, and the Georgia Author of the Year Award. She is author of Praying for Sheetrock, the story of the political awakening of the rural African-American community of Coastal McIntosh County and the downfall of the corrupt courthouse gang, and The Temple Bombing, about the attack on an Atlanta synagogue in October of 1958.  [extracted from 1997 brochure]
Melissa Fay Greene 1997 brochure photo
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