2017 GAYA Judge Statements

2017 GAYA Judge Statements

Category: BIOGRAPHY  Judge: James Taylor Finalist: Patricia Bell-Scott, The Firebrand and the First Lady Opinionated, brilliant, brash, granddaughter of a mulatto slave, untiring civil rights advocate, writer, attorney, and eventually, an Episcopal priest, Pauli Murray’s story remained largely unknown until now. Focusing on Murray’s unlikely and enduring friendship with Eleanor Roosevelt, Patricia Bell-Scott has written […]

53rd Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards  2017 Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

53rd Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards 2017 Winners, Finalists, and Honorable Mentions

The 2017 Georgia Author of the Year Awards was held this past Saturday, June 3, at the Kennesaw State University Continuing Education Center. There were 126 nominees in 14 categories. Over 230 authors and literary enthusiasts attended the banquet and ceremony. We would like to congratulate the GAYA winners, finalists, and honorable mentions for their […]

2017 GAYA Tickets Now Available for Purchase

2017 GAYA Tickets Now Available for Purchase

Please join us for the 53rd Annual Georgia Author of the Year Awards Banquet. Saturday, June 3, 2017 6-9 pm Kennesaw State University Center, Room 400 This year marks the 53rd anniversary of the Georgia Author of the Year Awards (GAYA), the oldest literary award in the Southeast. The awards were first held by the […]