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Ashantilly Center in Darien plans author lectures
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Ashantilly Center in Darien will have a series of authors speak on several upcoming Sunday afternoons about their interests, books and the process of writing. A wine reception and light hors d’oeuvres will follow.
Author Michele Nicole Johnson of Sapelo Island will speak at 2 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 10. Johnson  is a journalist and writer. She has worked at the Charlotte Observer, the Florida Times Union and the Greenville News.
Johnson was born into a military family and moved around the country. After marrying into a family from Sapelo Island, she embraced island culture and wrote about it in her book, “Sapelo Island’s Hog Hammock.”
Johnson manages the Hog Hammock public library and provides public relations materials for the Three Rivers Library System.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 24, Patsy Roberts, a photographer and children’s book author from St. Simons Island, will speak at Ashantilly Center.
At 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 28, historian and coastal Georgia history expert Buddy Sullivan will entertain an audience.
Admisstion to each of the author series lectures is $15 for members, $20 for non-members and $5 for students under 18. Memberships cost $15 annually.
For more information or to reserve a seat, call secretary Harriet Langford at 289-1144.
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