Virtual Spring Author Event

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Tuesday, April 20th from 11:00am to 12:15pm Chatham Literacy presents a Virtual Spring Author Event with Duke Professor, photographer, folklorist and author Tom Rankin and noted novelist and award-winning short story writer Jill McCorkle.

This online event includes live discussions with the couple about their acclaimed book, Goat Light, showcasing vivid photography and reflective stories about their rural Piedmont lifestyle.

Each registration ticket will include one raffle ticket for the door prizes to be drawn at the end of the event.   You do not have to be online to win.

Here is the list of fantastic prizes to be given away:

  1. Golf for four at The Golf Club at Chapel Ridge, including cart.
  2. Two-night stay at the Inn at Celebrity Dairy.
  3. One-night stay at the Inn at Celebrity Dairy.
  4. $50 gift card to the Sycamore at Chatham Mills.
  5. An autographed copy of Goat Light.
  6. Literary gift basket from Sudie Rakusin Art and Winged Willow Press

Ticket sales: $100/person, beginning February 15.

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How to Register

  1. Fill in the form below to order and pay online.
  2. Download this PDF file, which you can print and mail in with a check.
  3. Call 919-742-0578 to order and pay by phone.
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In honor of Sybil England Clark.    
Reading and writing were her life.

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