Nathan R. Wallace, the son of Rev. Larry Wallace and Lucinda Johnson-Wallace, will have a book signing at Chick-fil-A from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on March 14.
Nathan is the author of the poetry book “I’m My Own Therapist.”
He is a Hinesville native and 2017 graduate of Bradwell Institute, and is the recent winner of the Atlanta Youth Poet Laureate contest.
Wallace was the first place winner of the Georgia State University Cupsi (College Union Poetry Slam Invitational) tryouts and on the Georgia State team that competed and won the New South Poetry Slam competing against Agnes Scott College, University of Georgia and UNC Chapel Hill. He credits his accomplishment as a God given gift paired with the hard work and performing experience instilled in him through his involvement at Bradwell Institute and his two years in the Poetry Out Loud competition but also aided by the careful guiding hand of Atlanta Word Works.
At Bradwell he won numerous public speaking, Poetry Out Loud and oratorical awards on the local, region and state level.
He was also a member of the Interact Club, FBLA, selected member of Young Adult Leaders of Liberty, selected member of Liberty County's 12 Shining Seniors and a published poet. Nathan is a senior at Georgia State University.
He is a history major with plans to enter law school. He serves as a resident assistant and student organization marketing director of Peerless Perfexion. He was also a 2018 Team Atlanta Braves New Voices semifinalist, Spring 2018 National Society of Leadership and Success member and is presently a teaching artist with Vox Teen Communications, Atlanta.
He has been a facilitator in workshops with the Atlanta Hawks and at Georgia Public Broad Casting.