Raymond L. Atkins
Fiction, and Literary
Ã¢Â€Â¢ Advisory Board member, Georgia Center for the Book. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Board member, Georgia Writers Association. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Executive Director, National Creative Society. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Past Member, Rome Area Writers. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Member, Atlanta Writers Club. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Member, Southeastern Writers Association. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Member, Shorter University Alumni Association. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Member, Georgia Highlands College Alumni Association. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Lifetime Member, Association for Facilities Engineering. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Member, Society for Maintenance and Reliability Professionals. Ã¢Â€Â¢ Associate, Dale Carnegie.
About the artist
Raymond L. Atkins resides in Rome, Georgia, where he is an instructor of English at Georgia Northwestern Technical College. His first novel, The Front Porch Prophet, was published by Medallion Press in 2008 and was awarded the Georgia Author of the Year Award for First Novel. His second novel, Sorrow Wood, was published by Medallion Press in 2009. His third novel, Camp Redemption, has been released by Mercer University Press and was awarded the Ferrol Sams Award for Fiction. He is currently writing his fourth novel, Sweetwater Blues.