The Pat Conroy Literary Center's Porch Talk blog goes live at the 11th annual AJC Decatur Book Festival when Conroy Center executive director Jonathan Haupt interviews novelists Nicole Seitz, author of The Cage-maker, and Deno Trakas, author of Messenger from Mystery. From Nicole's illustrated mystery set in 19th-century New Orleans to Deno's literary thriller unfolding during the Iran Hostage Crisis, these two novels invite readers to delve deeply into our past to better understand our present and guide our future.
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At the 12th annual Decatur Book Festival, September 1 & 2, 2018 -- and the first public event for Our Prince of Scribes: Writers Remember Pat Conroy -- co-editors Nicole Seitz and Jonathan Haupt will discuss the origins of this new anthology and share some of their favorite remembrances from the 67 writers featured in the collection. A book signing follows the discussion.