Ivy Hall

Call: (404) 253-3324 or visit www.nps.gov
Ivy Hall is the writing and cultural arts center of SCAD Atlanta and sits on a small hilltop at the corner of Ponce de Leon and Piedmont avenues. Also known as the Peters House, it is one of the first homes in Georgia thought to fully embody the Queen Anne-Victorian architectural style. The building underwent a major renovation after the Savannah College of Art and Design gained ownership in 2005.

Augusten Burroughs

Wednesday April 16, 2014 08:00 pm EDT
Augusten Burroughs concludes his weeklong Ivy Hall residency with a lecture covering his storied career, books and life. The celebrated author of numerous New York Times bestsellers, from the groundbreaking 2002 memoir Running with Scissors, to the innovative 2012 self-help book This Is How: Survivi...
Cost: Free

Charles McNair

Tuesday November 12, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Charles McNair signs Pickett's Charge. Threadgill Pickett, veteran of the Civil War, breaks out from an Alabama old folks home and starts a quest northward to kill the last living Union Soldier. This is to avenge his brother, who was needlessly killed by Union soldiers, outside of any conflict.
Cost: Free

Ivy Hall Series presents David Gillham

Thursday May 23, 2013 08:00 pm EDT
David R. Gillham was trained as a writer at the University of Southern California, where he moved from screenwriting to fiction. After relocating to New York City, he spent more than a decade in the book business. In his new novel City of Women, Gillham explores what happens to ordinary people thrus...
Cost: Free

Ivy Hall Writers Series

Wednesday February 27, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Calvin A. Ramsey launched his career as an author and a playwright at the age of 51 after being transformed by the events of September 11, 2001.
Cost: Free

Potlatch Reading Series

Thursday February 14, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Potlatch will feature readings from authors crossing over genres from fiction to creative nonfiction, to poetry.
Cost: Free

Thomas Mullen

Wednesday January 30, 2013 07:00 pm EST
Atlanta author Thomas Mullen's 2006 novel The Last Town on Earth was named Best Debut Novel by USA Today and was awarded the James Fenimore Cooper Prize for excellence in historical fiction. Book sale to follow, signing available with purchase.
Cost: Free

Camille Paglia

Wednesday November 28, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Social critic and author Camille Paglia visits Atlanta to discuss her new book A Journey Through Art from Egypt to Star Wars, which examines more than two dozen art pieces that have influenced what we see and how we see it.
Cost: $10-$32

Fiction/Nonfiction student reading and reception

Tuesday November 13, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Students from fiction and nonfiction courses will read from their works.
Cost: Free

Rebecca Oliver and Sandra Bark

Wednesday November 7, 2012 07:00 pm EST
Author Sandra Bark and literary agent Rebecca Oliver will lead a discussion on writing and publishing
Cost: Free

Solar Anus Readings

Thursday October 18, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Ivy Hall, SCAD Atlanta's Writing Center, and Solar Anus present Michael Jeffery Lee, Lena Passarello, and Laura Straub. Lee is a frequent contributor to Conjuctions, an associate editor at New Orleans Review and is at work on a novel.Passarello has published essays in Creatve Nonfiction, Slate, Iowa...
Cost: Free

Writer Series: Claire Cook

Wednesday June 20, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Claire Cook wrote the bestselling novel Must Love Dogs, later turned into a film starring Diane Lane and John Cusack.
Cost: Free

SCAD Ivy Hall Writers Series: Sandra Beasley

Monday April 30, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Sandra Beasley is the author of “Don’t Kill the Birthday Girl: Tales from an Allergic Life,” a memoir and cultural history of food allergies. Her previous books are both collections of poetry, “I Was the Jukebox,” which won the 2009 Barnard Women Poetry Prize and “Theories of Falling,” which won the...
Cost: $10

Lauren Groff

Monday April 2, 2012 08:00 pm EDT
Lauren Groff's new novel, Arcadia, tells the story of a boy named Bit born in the early days of a hippie commune in the late ’60s. While the utopian group smokes grass and chops wood and tries to define itself as separate from the violent world that it knows, Bit’s whole vision of the world is shape...

Ivy Hall Music Series-Holiday Concert

Saturday December 3, 2011 07:00 pm EST
This historic home is the perfect setting for an intimate chamber music performance featuring holiday favorites by Atlanta Symphony Orchestra members Christopher Pulgram and John Meisner on violin, Yang Yoon Kim on viola, and Jen Humphreys on cello.
Cost: free

Ivy Hall Writers Series: Blake Butler

Thursday November 10, 2011 07:00 pm EST
Blake Butler lives in Atlanta and edits the literary blog HTMLGIANT. He is the author of Ever and Scorch Atlas" and "There is No Year
Cost: Free

New Media Topics and Trends

Saturday November 5, 2011 08:00 pm EDT
From searching for a job to online publishing, Catherine Ramsdell, SCAD Atlanta professor of writing, discusses all that is new and noteworthy in the online world. This event is free and open to the public. Seating is on a first-come, first-served basis.
Cost: Free
179 Ponce de Leon Ave. N.E.
Atlanta, GA 30308
(404) 253-3324
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