Author Miriam Center. September 14, 7 p.m. Books-a-Million, 8108 Abercorn St. Free. The local author will discuss her book Scarlett O'Hara Can Go To Hell, her iUniverse publishing experience, and the group she founded, Daughters of Destiny. Q&A and critiquing follow. Presented by the Savannah Writers Group.
Author Stuart Woods. September 23, 7 p.m. Free. Trinity Church, 225 W. President St. The NYT-bestselling author discusses his newest in a series of murder mysteries, Santa Fe Edge. Q&A and book signing follows the talk. Presented by the Savannah Book Festival.
Author Carol North. September 28, 8 p.m. Books-a-Million, 8108 Abercorn St. Free. The author of Savannah Heat will talk about the pros and cons of ePublication, share facts about market growth, where to find the right publisher, where to check out publisher integrity, and how to track royalties. Q&A and critique follow. Presented by the Savannah Writers Group.
Ethos Design Lecture: Cameron Tonkinwise. October 7, 7:30 p.m. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. $15. Involved in the Design for Social Innovation and Sustainability at Parsons, Tonkinwise will discuss creating sustainable societies and his current work on amplifying creative communities.
Ethos Design Lecture: Terry Irwin. October 8, 7:30 p.m. Lucas Theatre, 32 Abercorn St. $15. Irwin will discuss our relationship with the unsustainable, consumption driven economy, and the need for designers to look beyond tradition for new information and understanding about designing for relationships.
Author Patricia Andres. October 14, 7 p.m. Books-a-Million, 8108 Abercorn St. Free. Andres is writing the biography of a person living with three chromosomes. Her transgender subject, Crystal (aka Robert), will attend. Pat will briefly outline the work in progress. Both will take questions from the audience. Critique will follow.
Author Matthew Propst. October 26, 7 p.m. Books-a-Million, 8108 Abercorn St. Free. Propst, owner of Savannah Prose and Poetry bookstore, author and photographer will share how he found a publisher for his books of Savannah photographs. Q&A and critique follow. Presented by the Savannah Writers Group.
Alyxandra Harvey Blood Feud. November 4, 6 p.m. Barnes and Noble, 7804 Abercorn St. Free. The author of dark, moody young adult novels about vampires and revenge comes to talk about her new book and sign copies.
Geekend 2010. November 4-6. Coastal Georgia Center, 305 Fahm St. A three-day conference featuring speakers and panel discussions that include marketing, design and technology professionals from around the country.
Author Marli Seiburger. November 8, 7 p.m. Books-a-Million, 8108 Abercorn St. Free. Sieburger, author of Diamonds & Mildew, will discuss the process she used to have her book translated into a second language, Spanish. Q&A and critique follow. Presented by the Savannah Writers Group.