February Four Archive

Andalusia has been hosting a February lecture series for the past decade. In 2015 we continued that tradition with a slight shift in name – the Annual February Four – to indicate the series is more than lectures, and includes author’s readings, films, and other media. To provide content to Andalusia’s world-wide audience, we podcast the February Four via Andalusia’s Wise Pod. The 2016 series, including guests Judson Mitcham, Monica Miller, and Tim Youd, is now accessible on iTunes.

Writers hosted by the Foundation in recent years include the following:

• Judson Mitcham, poet laureate of Georgia
• Monica Miller, Assistant Director, Writing and Communication Program, Marion L. Brittain Postdoctoral Fellow, School of Literature, Media, and Communication Georgia Institute of Technology
• Tim Youd, Los Angeles-based artist
• Katheryn Krotzer Laborde, Associate Professor of English at Xavier University of Louisiana
• David A. Davis, Associate Professor of English at Mercer University
• Mab Segrest, Martha Daniel Newell Scholar in Residence Spring Semester 2015, Georgia College & State University
• Carolyn Denard, founder and chair of the Toni Morrison Society
• Charles McNair, author of Land O’ Goshen
• Kaye Park Hinckley, author of A Hunger in the Heart
• Brad Gooch, author of Flannery: A Life of Flannery O’Connor
• Pete Dexter, author of Paris Trout (National Book Award winner)
• Mary Helen Stefaniak, author of The Cailiffs of Baghdad, Georgia
• Andrea Hollander Budy, poet and editor of When She Named Fire: An Anthology of Contemporary Poetry by American Women
• Alice Friman, poet and author of The Book of the Rotten Daughter
• Evelyn White, author of Alice Walker: A Life
• Rosemary Magee, editor of Conversations with Flannery O’Connor
• Man Martin, author of Days of the Endless Corvette
• Karin Slaughter, best-selling author of crime novels set in Atlanta
• Michael Bishop, author of “The Road Leads Back”
• Larry Baker, author of A Good Man
• R. T. Smith, award-winning poet, fiction writer, and editor
• Ann Napolitano, author of A Good Hard Look
• Dwight Holing, Georgia College Arts & Letters fiction prize winner
• Elizabeth Stuckey-French, author of The Revenge of the Radioactive Lady
• Dana Fitz Gale, Georgia College Arts & Letters fiction prize winner


Charles McNair signs copies of his book for guests.

Charles McNair signs copies of his book for guests.

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