News - February 2001  

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Larry Baker's novel about a Florida man building the world's largest drive-in movie theater comes to the small screen this month.  The Flamingo Rising, the Hallmark Hall of Fame special, airs February 4, 2001 on CBS (9-11 pm, ET/PT).  The cast includes William Hurt, Elizabeth McGovern and Brian Benben.

The Southeast Bookseller Association will present the 2001 SEBA Book Awards on April 21, 2001 at Vero Beach, Florida.  For more information: 

The 2001 SEBA Book Award winners are:

Fiction:  Jim the Boy, Tony Early, Little Brown & Co.

Non-Fiction:  Somebody Told Me, Rick Bragg, University of Alabama Press

Poetry:  Zinc Fingers, Peter Meinke, University of Pittsburgh Press

Children:  Because of Winn-Dixie, Kate DiCamillo, Candlewick Press

37th Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards will be presented March 17, 2001 in Macon, Georgia.  The event sponsored by Georgia Writers, Inc. and hosted by Mercer University Press, will be held at Connell Student Center at Mercer University.

For more information: 

Nominees for the Georgia Author of the Year Awards include:

Cliff Chandler 
 The Paragons 

Jerry Lee Davis 
 Twin City

Barbara Jones 
 Moonlight Bowl Manifesto

Paul T. McHenry III 
 Code Name: Antidote 

Sylvia Sammons Spivey 
 The Pocket Sack 


Beverly Connor 
 Airtight Case

Nora DeLoach
 Mama Pursues Murderous Shadows 

Pam Durban 
 So Far Back

Joyce Rockwood Hudson

Terry Kay 
 Taking Lottie Home 

Fred Willard 
Princess Naughty and The Voodoo Cadillac 
Michael Bishop 
 Blue Kansas Sky

Mark Ballard 
 Colorful Comedies & Creative Celebrations
Jimmy Jacobs
 Moonlight Through the Pines

Frank Manley
 Among Prisoners 

Donna Ball, Sandra Chastain, Debra Dixon, 
Nancy Knight, Deborah Smith 
 Sweet Tea and Jesus Shoes
Marsha Maurer 
 In the Garden

Mardeene Burr Mitchell 
 Ten Secrets for Mind/Body Healing 

Melonda Pace 
 He Turned my Dung into Fertilizer

Crystaline Joi Prothro 
 Happy On A Virgin's Island 

Niki Collins Queen 
 Earth, The Forgotten Temple 

George Statham 
 Science, Scripture and Truth
Cornelia Walker Bailey with Christena Bledsoe  God, Dr Buzzard, and the Bolito Man

Celestine Sibley Fleming 
 A Granddaughter's Reminiscence 

Benjamin Hirsch 
 Hearing a Different Drummer
Grace Bryan Holmes 
 Time to Reconcile
Hamilton Jordan
 No Such Thing as a Bad Day
Kathy Williams
 Thorns of Two Roses

C. Richard Yarbrough 
 And They Call Them Games 





Judith Ortiz Cofer
 Woman in Front of the Sun 

Jackie K. Cooper
 Journey of a Gentle Southern Man 

Kenny Fussell
 When Even Your Mama Can't Help 

Steven Harvey
 Bound for Shady Grove 

Paul Hemphill
 The Ballad of Little River 

Tim Homan
 Hiking Trails of the Cohutta & Big Frog Wilderness

Hellyn Lackey Jordan
 Escape From the Little White Crosses

Terry Kay
 Special Kay 

Terry L. Maple 
 Saving the Giant Panda

Frank Young writing as Frank Writer 
 Queen Bee 

Constance Curry
 Aaron Henry

Sarah Gordon 
 Flannery O'Connor: The Obedient Imagination 

Craig Lloyd 
 Eugene Bullard, Black Expatriate in Jazz-Age Paris 

Mary Padgelek 
 In the Hand of the Holy Spirit





Bill Boyd 
 Blind Obedience

William Harris Bragg 

Constance Curry, Editor
 Deep in Our Hearts 

Andrew Manis
 Birmingham's Revolutionaries

Jim Miles 
 Weird Georgia

John Poole 
 Cracker Cavaliers 

Christian Warren 
 Brush With Death 
Bob Alexander 
 Making It Happen 

Bevelyn Blair 
 Bevelyn Blair's Everyday Cakes 

Peter Bowerman 
 The Well-Fed Writer 

Rex Bowlby 
 Why Would I Want the Toy When I Can Have the Box? 

Michelle Casto 
 Get Smart! About Modern Career Development

Marshall P. & Sara B. Duke
 What Works With Children 

Cynthia Good 
 Vaccinating Your Child 

Chris Hastings 
 Southern Lawns 

Clark Howard & Mark Meltzer 
 Get Clark Smart 

Homer Rice 
 Lessons for Leaders 

Marilyn Segal & Carolyn Cohen
 Whose Illness Is It Anyway? 

Neca Stoller 
 How to Write Haiki/Cinquain 

Johnnie Swanson
Your Health is Your First Wealth 



Georgianne Christian Allen
 I Will Trust Him 

Barbara Sims Collier
 Snapshots of A Lifetime

Stephen Corey 
 Greatest Hits

Gary Corseri
 Too Soon, As Always 

Charlie Holloway
 Ol' Saddles & Good Advice

Anthony Kellman 
 Wings of a Stranger 

Florine Manson 
 When My Heart Speaks 

Neca Stoller 
 Piedmont Stubble 

M.J. Swaby
 Give God The Praises 

John White, Jr.
 Seeing In The Unseen 

Raˇul White
 Honeysuckle Memories

Lorenzo King Whitestone
 Intimate Thoughts 

Deborah A. Williams
 Journey of Love 

C. Denise Williams
 A Partaker of His Grace 




Evelyn Coleman 
 Mystery of the Dark Tower

Carmen Agra Deedy 
 The Yellow Star 

Donna Grice 
 You Decide, Volumes I, II, III

Brad Strickland 
 When Mack Came Back 

Velma Maia Thomas 
Freedom's Children 


Call for Papers

The Native American South: New Constellations (deadline: March 1, 2001)


Southern Playwrights Competition (deadline: February 15, 2001)
O, Georgia! and O' Georgia Too! Writing Competitions (deadline: March 15, 2001)
Tennessee Mountain Writers Writing Contest (deadline: March 11, 2001)
Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction (deadline: May 31, 2001)

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