Rebecca Burns

Rebecca Burns

Gone With the Wind: Celebrating 75 Years
Inspired by Margaret: Four Georgia Authors Discuss how Margaret Mitchell Inspired Their Work
Thursday, June 30, 2011
7:00 PM


In celebration of the 75th anniversary of Gone With the Wind, Georgia authors Rebecca Burns, Amanda Gable, Shelia P. Moses, and Patricia Sprinkle talk about the impact of Margaret Mitchell’s novel on their writing careers.  Guests have the opportunity to view the Atlanta History Center’s exhibition, Atlanta’s Book: The Lost “Gone With the Wind” Manuscript, which features the last four manuscript chapters of the book.


Rebecca Burnsis the former editor in chief for Atlanta magazine and author of Rage in the Gate City: The Story of the 1906 Atlanta Race Riot and Burial for a King: Martin Luther King Jr.’s Funeral and the Week that Transformed Atlanta and Rocked the Nation


Amanda Gableis the author of The Confederate General Rides North and winner of the 2010 Georgia Author of the Year Award for First Novel. 


Poet, writer, playwright, and producer Shelia P. Moses is the award-winning author of The Legend of Buddy Bush and I, Dred Scott, among other books for young readers.


Patricia Sprinklewrites several series of mystery novels, including the Sheila Travis series, which features the popular novel, A Mystery Bred in Buckhead. Her book, Friday’s Daughter, was released in March. 

We are pleased to join the Atlanta History Center and the Margaret Mitchell House to help celebrate the 75th anniversary of the publication of ”Gone With the Wind.” We invite you to attend a very special program taking place at the History Center, 130 West Paces Ferry Road, featuring four well-known authors discussing the impact of the novel on their work: Rebecca Burns, Amanda Gable, Shelia Moses and Patricia Sprinkle. guests also will be able to see the History Center’s exhibition ”Atlanta’s Book” which features the last four manuscript chapters from ”Gone With the Wind.” Tickets for this event, sponsored by the Mitchell House and the History Center, are $15 per person; call 404-249-7015 or 404-814-4150 for details.

June 30, 2011 - 7:00pm
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