Among the authors present will be Slam champ and spoken word artist Theresa Davis, who has represented Atlanta at both the Java Monkey and Art Amok Slam teams, performs at colleges and universities around the country and  appeared in “The Vagina Monologues” with Jane Fonda.

Other participants include Franklin Abbott, author of the poetry collections “Mortal Love” and “Pink Zinnias”; Cleo Creech, editor of the anthology “Outside the Green Zone”; David-Matthew Barnes, whose young adult novel “Mesmerized” will be out in November and whose adult novel “Accidents Never Happen” will be out in 2011; poet Maudelle Driskell; actress/poet Lisa Allender, author of the upcoming poetry collection “Words From Water”; and “Girl in Need of a Tourniquet” author Lisa Johnson.

Pride Literary Showcase
Saturday, Oct. 9, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Bud Light Stage / Piedmont Park Pavilion

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