2015 Induction Ceremony

The 13th induction ceremony gets underway.

Vereen Bell Jr. (C) accepts his father's posthumous award from Toby Graham and John Wharton Lowe (R), the University of Georgia's Barbara Methvin Distinguished Professor of English.

University of Georgia Librarian Toby Graham officially opens the 2015 induction ceremony at the Richard B. Russell Special Collections Library Building.

Vereen Bell Jr., emeritus professor of literature at Vanderbilt University, addresses the Hall of Fame on the occasion of his late father's induction.

2015 honoree Taylor Branch accepts his commemorative plaque from fellow historian and author Robert Pratt (R) and University Librarian Toby Graham.

2015 inductee Taylor Branch addresses the Hall of Fame audience.

Susan Percy accepts Paul Hemphill's posthumous award from Toby Graham, along with Hemphill's friend and colleague (and 2006 Hall of Fame honoree) Terry Kay (L).

Georgia Trend editor Susan Percy accepts the Hall of Fame's honor on behalf of her late husband, Paul Hemphill.

2015 honoree Janisse Ray (C) after her introduction by environmental professor and editor Dorinda Dallmeyer, with University Librarian Toby Graham.

2015 Georgia Writers Hall of Fame inductee Janisse Ray.

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