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Signature Lecture Series: A.E. Stallings & John T. Edge
A.E. Stallings (BA, ’90) and John T. Edge
Georgia Writers Hall of Fame Author Discussion,
moderated by GPB’s Virginia Prescott
November 17, 4 p.m. Richard B. Russell Building Special Collections Libraries, Room 271
Stallings is an American poet who has published three collections of poetry, “Archaic Smile,” “Hapax,” and “Olives,” as well as a verse translation of “Lucretius, The Nature of Things.” She is the recipient of fellowships from the Guggenheim Foundation and the MacArthur Foundation and was a 2019 finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Poetry.
Edge has served as director since the 1999 founding of the Southern Foodways Alliance, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi. Winner of the M.F.K. Fisher Distinguished Writing Award from the James Beard Foundation, he is author of “The Potlikker Papers: A Food History of the Modern South.” Edge is also the host of the television show “TrueSouth,” which airs on the SEC Network and on ESPN.
Prescott is the Gracie Award-winning host of “On Second Thought” for Georgia Public Broadcasting.
Sponsored by the University of Georgia Libraries