The next guest on Storytime With Desiree will be Georgiana Kotarski and we’ll be discussing her historical fiction book, Ghosts of the Southern Tennessee Valley.
Book details are below.
We’ll be chatting next Monday, October 16th, at 6 PM EST.
In Ghosts of the Southern Tennessee Valley, Georgiana Kotarski offers 30 of the best stories she found while researching a cover story for Chattanooga Life & Leisure. This is the first collection that focuses on ghosts in the region of the southern Tennessee River Valley, which includes the city of Chattanooga, southeastern Tennessee, northern Alabama, and northwestern Georgia.
Starring ghosts include crying or mischievous children, soldiers, murder victims, strong women, and folks who just refuse to leave home.
About Georgiana Kotarski
Georgiana Kotarski lives in Dunlap, Tennessee. She is the author of Ghosts of the Southern Tennessee Valley, (John F. Blair, 2006), a collection of regional ghost lore honored by Storytelling World in the anthology category for 2007. She has published more than forty articles in local and national magazines.
The author holds a BS in forestry from the University of the South, a BBA in accounting from Kennesaw State, and an MPA in policy from the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. She was the director of Chattanooga State Technical Community College’s Sequatchie Valley site, a rural outreach campus. Previously, she was executive director of the Feeding America-affiliated Chattanooga Area Food Bank and, before its loss to fire, she owned and managed a mail-order herb nursery.
Kotarski’s career choices have required promotional activities including television, radio, and podcast appearances, press releases to or interviews with print media, public speaking, teaching, and lecturing, book readings and signings, and website maintenance.
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