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2018 MAY Dinner Program - Hannah Palmer

  • 07 May 2018
  • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
  • Wyndham Atlanta Galeria

Registration

  • Current CSI Atlanta FY17-18 members.
  • Guest Registration
  • Sponsorship - For Banner Ad (would include dinner for tonight and a silver Holiday sponsorship for our chapter event - not the Red and Green Scene as that is a separate event and planning. Please send banner ad to marsha@pna-inc.com. Thanks for considering being a banner sponsor!!!

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Author Hannah Palmer - Flight Path
A discussion about the Atlanta Airport

Hannah Palmer works as an urban designer in Atlanta. She writes about the intersection of southern stories and urban landscapes for venues like CNN, Art Papers, Atlanta Magazine, ATL Studies, and for urban design and planning projects around the world. A graduate of Agnes Scott College, she earned an MFA in creative writing from Sewanee: The University of the South. She lives near the Atlanta Airport with her husband and sons. Flight Path is her first book. Palmer's journey takes her from the ruins of kudzu-covered, airport-owned ghost towns to carefully preserved cemeteries wedged between the runways; into awkward confrontations with airport planners, developers, and even her own parents. Along the way, Palmer becomes an amateur detective, an urban historian, and a mother.


Lyrically chronicling the overlooked devastation and beauty along the airport’s fringe communities in the tradition of John Jeremiah Sullivan and Leslie Jamison, Palmer unearths the startling narratives about race, power, and place that continue to shape American cities.


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