Harriette Austin papers

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Collection Dates: 2004
Scope and Content Note: Recordings from the Annual Harriette Austin Writers Conference
Biographical Note: Harriette Austin was a writer who, starting in 1974 and running through 2009, taught popular Creative Writing classes to Athenians at the Georgia Center for Continuing Education. The Harriette Austin Writers Conference was founded in 1994 by one of her students, UGA professor Charles Conner, in her honor. This nationally recognized society brought agents and publishers to aspiring writers. In 2003, the Georgia's Writers' Association presented their Lifetime Achievement Award to her for "helping aspiring writers." Ms. Austin passed away in 2016 at the age of 96.
Extent: 2 audiocassettes, 1 CD
Extent: Harriette Austin papers, UA18-007, University Archives, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library
Cite Collection As: Harriette Austin papers, Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection, The University of Georgia Libraries

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