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Southern author to deliver address at Reece Society

Terry Kay set to speak at annual meeting

POSTED: May 29, 2013 6:28 p.m.

Terry Kay, a distinguished Southern writer and longtime member of the Reece Society’s Advisory Council, will deliver the keynote address at the Reece Society’s annual meeting.

Kay is the author of 12 published novels and has received many awards throughout the years, including being named four times “Author of the Year” by the Georgia Writers Association. In 2006, he was inducted into the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.

The meeting will be at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 1, in the pavilion of the Reece Farm and Heritage Center at 8552 Gainesville Highway in Blairsville. Kay will speak on the topic, “A Harvest of Words.”

The public is invited. Registration for the keynote speech is $5. Email tsampson@yhc.edu to preregister. Payment may be made at the registration tent the day of the event.

The musical portion will be provided by Reece Society member Jackie Elsner, who has created a CD of Reece poems set to the tunes of Scots-Irish-English ballads.

Stephen Corey, a poet and editor of The Georgia Review, will make a short presentation on the connection between Reece and the Review.

The business session will include the election of directors and officers for the 2013-14 year.


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