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Tuesday, October 7th, 2008 by

Ted Dunagan continues his successful book tour across the South, with engagements taking him to South Carolina, southern Alabama, and throughout Georgia. Ted speaks at schools and libraries about his highly praised debut novel A Yellow Watermelon and about the writing process.

Darlington School Dean of Students Ken Wempe of Rome, Georgia, notes: “In discussing his book A Yellow Watermelon, Ted Dunagan brings with him all the flavor and juice–as well as a few seeds of wisdom–that you would expect from an authentic Southern writer. Dunagan, in a direct, twangy drawl, offers his experiences on the craft of writing, the process of publishing, and even reveals some of the secrets from his semi-autobiographical novel. Both A Yellow Watermelon and Mr. Dunagan himself are treats worth celebrating.”

Darlington School made A Yellow Watermelon required reading for their students, as have a number of schools across the region. The Grove Hill, Alabama, Arts Council designated the book as Clarke County’s “community read” for fall 2008.

A Yellow Watermelon, is available from NewSouth Books, Amazon.com, or your favorite local and online book retailers.

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