Georgia Center for the Book

The Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) has become the largest non-profit literary presenting organization in the Southeast and one of the largest in the nation. The Center’s mission is to support libraries, promote literacy and the literary arts, and preserve the literary heritage of Georgia.The GCB hosts monthly author events and Poetry readings; coordinates the Georgia River of Words, and the Georgia Letters About Literature student writing competitions; co-sponsors the Book As Art Exhibition, the Lillian Smith Book Awards, The Townsend Prize for Fiction, The SCBWI Gallery Show; and compiles the Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read lists, annually.

The Georgia Center for the Book (GCB) has become the largest non-profit literary presenting organization in the Southeast and one of the largest in the nation. The Center’s mission is to support libraries, promote literacy and the literary arts, and preserve the literary heritage of Georgia.The GCB hosts monthly author events and Poetry readings; coordinates the Georgia River of Words, and the Georgia Letters About Literature student writing competitions; co-sponsors the Book As Art Exhibition, the Lillian Smith Book Awards, The Townsend Prize for Fiction, The SCBWI Gallery Show; and compiles the Books All Georgians and Young Georgians Should Read lists, annually.

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