Memory Makes Us has been featured in a great article by Jill Vejnoksa in Atlanta's metropolitan daily.
Author appearances usually are just that: Appearances, where audience members get to hear about what went into the creation of an already-published book and maybe queue up for signed copies afterward. No chance of contributing to the creative process itself, of course.
Until now, that is. Come Saturday, physical and virtual attendees of the AJC Decatur Book Festival will not only see two established writers create new works in front of their eyes — they’ll get to supply some of the words themselves.
“Memory Makes Us” is a live, interactive-and-then-some writing event that is making its U.S. debut at the popular festival. Creator Simon Groth launched it in 2013 in Australia as a one-off pilot project, then repeated it three more times Down Under where it became a hit. While the idea of trying it out internationally appealed to him, he knew the setting had to have the right vibe.
Enter the DBF.