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TRANSGRESSION: An Unorthodox Reading Series | Volume 2

  • Villa de Grip 320 North Highland Ave NE Atlanta, GA, 30307 United States (map)

Transgression: An Unorthodox Reading Series

BORN UNDER A BAD SIGN: Southern Gothic Literature Realized

Saturday June 27th, 2015, at the Villa de Grip


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The ominous Villa de Grip will set the stage for an evening of sinister performances evoking these southern classics:

Flannery O'Connor's A Good Man Is Hard To Find

William Faulkner's Sanctuary

Tennessee Williams' Cat On A Hot Tin Roof

Eudora Welty's The Ponder Heart

James Dickey's Deliverance

Harper Lee's To Kill A Mockingbird


Readers will be announced shortly. 


Birthed from the womb of Deer Bear Wolf, Transgression is a reading series that seeks to bring the novelty back to the novel crowd – taking its audiences off the beaten path; straying from traditional platforms; and showcasing Atlanta’s most talented writers whilst challenging the perception of the written word.



Laura Relyea is a writer in Atlanta, Georgia. Along with being the Managing Editor of Scoutmob, she’s the Editor and Chief of Vouched Books – a grassroots initiative to promote and bolster the small press community through pop-up bookstores and different events. 

Her book, All Glitter, Everything, was rereleased by Deer Bear Wolf this past March. Her work has been published by Coconut Poetry, Monkey Bicycle, Everyday Genius, and elsewhere. She both fears and respects glitter. 

John Carroll is a writer and artist from Atlanta, Georgia. His chapbook, Slow Burn, released in 2013 by Safety Third Enterprises, sold out in 36 hours. He is the artist behind Make Blackout Poetry His forthcoming book of blackout poetry will be released by Deer Bear Wolf in 2016.

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Chowse House Summer Fest
Later Event: July 17
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