Decatur City Hall presented by City of Decatur
Whether right-swiping to find Mr. Right or seeking out a renowned neurologist to help overcome a wife's affair with the yardman, the main characters in these comic novels offer two smart and funny takes on modern love. Don't miss Man Martin, author of The Lemon Jell-O Syndrome, and Ricki Schultz with her debut novel Mr. Right-Swipe.
Man Martin is a two-time winner of the Georgia Writers Association “Author of the Year” for his widely acclaimed novels, Days of the Endless Corvette (2007) and Paradise Dogs (2011). His short stories and essays have appeared in the Kenyon Review, the Alaska Quarterly Review and Timothy McSweeney’s Internet Tendency. His daily comic strip, “The Inkwell Forest,” is available online and through email feed to subscribers. Martin teaches high school English and coaches debate in Atlanta, Ga, where he lives with his wife Nancy.
Jess Bernhart is a writer, poet and performance artist from Atlanta, Ga. She is a contributor to ArtsATL and Creative Loafing, and has created poetry installations for ArtFields 2017, Sibyl, Performance KUNST, ART Decatur Book Festival, and The Imaginary Million. She lives and works in Atlanta, and holds a BA in philosophy and MSc in Human Rights.