Atlanta Authors Series

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Colleen Oakley
Saturday, April 21, 2018
2:00 P.m.
at the library

Come hear Atlanta-based author Colleen Oakley talk about her second novel, Close Enough to Touch, a heartwarming story about a librarian who has a life-threatening allergy to human touch.

Colleen's articles, essays, and interviews have been featured in The New York Times, Ladies’ Home Journal, Marie Claire, Women’s Health, Redbook, Parade, and Martha Stewart Weddings. Before she was a freelance writer, Colleen was editor in chief of Women’s Health & Fitness and senior editor at Marie ClaireClose Enough to Touch is her second novel.

The program is free and open to all but please, to save yourself a space and help us arrange the seating, please respond at



Participants in our author series were (in order of appearance):

Hannah S. Palmer
Brian Panowich
Marilyn Baron
Trudy Nan Boyce
Kimberly Brock
Marilyn Baron
Kennedy Ryan
Melissa Klein
Sandra Berman
Karen White
Richard Judy
Don Reichardt and Joyce Oscar
Carolyn Curry
Dianna Love
Lynn Cullen
George Weinstein
Michael Karpovage
Kevin Horgan

Ann Hite
Amanda Kyle Williams
Bennett Shelfer
Claire Cook
Susan Rebecca White
Marc Fitten
Karen White, sponsored by the
     Atlanta-Fulton Public Library

Haywood Smith
Cindi Crane
Jennifer Arnold
Anju Gattani
Wendy Wax
Jeffrey Stepakoff
Renea Winchester                            Stacia Brown



Rebecca Burns
Amanda Gable
Phillip DePoy
Joseph Gatins
Darlene Walsh
Mary Kay Andrews
Ted Dunagan
Shelia P. Moses
Patti Callahan Henry
David Fulmer
Joshilyn Jackson
Evelyn Coleman
Patricia Sprinkle
Gillian Summers
Dianna Avena
Karen White
Cristina Graciela