Georgia State University: Perimeter College – Dunwoody Campus, 2101 Womack Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338, Building N-C


  • Member mentoring in Building N-C auditorium: Mike Shaw provides guidance on corporate writing: 12:30-1:30 p.m.


  • Nosh & Networking for members and visitors in Building N-C café: 12:30-1:30 p.m.


  • Meeting for members and visitors in Building N-C auditorium: 1:30-4:00 p.m.
Robin Conte Isaf

1:30-1:45 p.m.

Club Business, Upcoming Events, and Announcements


1:45-2:00 p.m.
Robin Conte Isaf, November 2018 member-minute speaker:
“My Writing Process and Winding Path to Publication”

Robin Conte is a freelance writer and columnist. Her column, Robin’s Nest, celebrates our everyday moments with humor and heart. It runs in the Dunwoody, Sandy Springs, Buckhead, and Brookhaven Reporter Newspapers and in Atlanta Senior Life, and it has been recognized with multiple awards from the Georgia Press Association, including the prestigious Joe Parham Trophy (first place) for humor column and first place for lifestyle column. Robin’s columns are now available in a collection entitled The Best of the Nest.



Erica Gerald Mason

2:00-2:45 p.m.
Erica Gerald Mason, November 2018 guest speaker #1:
“Tell Me a Poem: Using Poetry to Cure Writer’s Block”

Erica Gerald Mason is a storyteller, sangria sipper, and a full-time reader. She writes poetry, novels, essays, and short stories across a wide range of genres, from sci-fi to thrillers. Erica also leads workshops, speaks on panels, and uses poetry to teach kids about everything from physics to phys-ed. She wrote her first poem at the age of six while asking Santa to bring her a Barbie with wardrobe options and has not stopped writing since.

Morri Creech

2:45-3:00 p.m.
Book-signings in the Building N-C café for Robin Conte Isaf and Erica Gerald Mason.



3:00-3:45 p.m.
Morri Creech, November 2018 guest speaker #2:
“Breaking the Line (in Poetry)”

Morri Creech is the author of three collections of poetry, including The Sleep of Reason, which was a finalist for the 2014 Pulitzer Prize. A recipient of NEA and Ruth Lilly Fellowships, as well as grants from the North Carolina and Louisiana Arts councils, he is the Writer in Residence at Queens University of Charlotte, North Carolina, where he teaches courses in both the undergraduate creative writing program and in the low residency M.F.A. program.

3:45-4:00 p.m.
Book-signing in the Building N-C café for Morri Creech