WordFeast showcases the works of local writers while helping those in need

WHAT: “WordFeast: Food for the Body and Soul” is an annual fundraiser bringing together a number of
prominent authors, playwrights and spoken-word artists, who will share their latest works.  Guests will enjoy
an evening of words, works, performances and music by Ken Martin. All proceeds benefit the
Atlanta
Community Food Bank.

A reception, meet and greet, and book signing sponsored by Caribou Coffee and Charis Books and More
concludes the evening.

WHEN:  Monday, Dec. 13, 2010        7:30 pm

WHO:  Pearl Cleage – playwright, critically acclaimed novelist and poet who has been featured
in Oprah’s Book Club®. Her most recent play is The Nacirema Society Requests the Honor of Your Presence
at a Celebration of Their First One Hundred Years.
Jon Goode – an Emmy-nominated writer who has had his
work featured in CNN’s Black in America, HBO’s Def Poetry, BET’s Lyric Café and in commercials and
interstitials for TVLand/Nick @ Nite.
Topher Payne – author (Necessary Luxuries) and playwright, whose
latest play Tokens of Affection will premier at Georgia Ensemble Theatre in January.  He was named “Best
Local Playwright” by Creative Loafing readers and “Best Local Writer” by GA Voice readers in 2010.
Melissa Fay Greene – award-winning journalist and author whose new book No Biking in the House without
a Helmet will be published in the Spring of 2011.
David Fulmer – author of seven novels, including the LA
Times Book Prize-nominated and Shamus Award-winning Chasing the Devil’s Tail and the 2009 Shamus
Award for Best Novel nominee The Blue Door.
Phillip DePoy – author of 12 novels and 39 plays, an Edgar
Award-winning mystery writer and currently the head of the theatre program at Clayton State University.

WHERE:       Actors Express Theatre Company
             887 West Marietta Street
             Atlanta, GA 30318
 Free parking available

ADMISSION: $15 or $ 15 in canned goods.

Tickets will be available for advance purchase in December.  Visit
www.ACFB.org for details.

For more information call 678-553-5972.  

About the Atlanta Community Food Bank
The Atlanta Community Food Bank (ACFB) began operating in 1979 in a small space at St. Luke’s Church,
and now distributes over 20 million pounds of food and grocery products each year from a 129,600 square-
foot facility in N.W. Atlanta. This product is utilized by more than 700 partner non-profits that provide food
assistance to families and individuals in 38 counties in metro Atlanta and North Georgia. ACFB leads seven
distinct projects that reinforce its mission to fight hunger by engaging, educating and empowering our
community: Atlanta Prosperity Campaign, Atlanta’s Table, Community Gardens, Hunger 101, Hunger
Walk/Run, Kids In Need and Product Rescue Center. The Atlanta Community Food Bank is a member of
Feeding America, the national network of more than 200 food banks.
FUNDRAISER BRINGS AUTHORS
AND SPOKEN WORD ARTISTS
TOGETHER TO BENEFIT
THE ATLANTA COMMUNITY FOOD BANK