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Current Nominees

The following authors are nominated for the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame for the current year. The Board of Judges shall vote on each individual nomination and the person receiving the highest total of votes, and runner-up, shall be elected to the Georgia Writers Hall of Fame.

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Edward Porter Alexander Peter Wellington Alexander Alan Ball Mignon F. Ballard Margaret Anne Barnes Bruce Beasley Furman Bisher Michael Bishop Deborah Blum Kathryn Stripling Byer Virginia Spencer Carr Rosalynn Carter James Cobb Robert Coram Alfred Corn June Cottingham E. Merton Coulter Ossie Davis Carmen Agra Deedy William Diehl John T. Edge Harry Stillwell Edwards
Berry Fleming Faye Gibbons Francis Robert Goulding Jim Grimsley Lewis Grizzard Will Harben Corra Harris Julia Collier Harris Mac Hyman Nunnally Johnson Richard Malcolm Johnston Tayari Jones Sue Monk Kidd Virginia Lanier Edward Larson Edison Marshall Frances Mayes Bernice Brown McCullar Oliver Quimby Melton, Jr J.L. Miles William Robert Mitchell, Jr.
Frances Newman Eugene O'Neill Kimberly S. Phillips Eugenia Price Ruby Lorraine Radford Don Rhodes Ronda Rich Albert Scardino Bettie Sellers Todd Sentell Cynthia Shearer Charles Henry Smith ("Bill Arp") A.E. Stallings Michael Stipe Ed Tant William Tappan Thompson Lamar Trotti Brenda Wilkinson Augusta Jane Evans Wilson Anthony Winkler Kevin Young

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