We Won the (Firefly) Lottery!

18,000 people enter the lottery. Only 800 are selected. My sister was one. It had been raining the last couple of days–heavy downpours. Our mom tried to talk us out of going, but we were determined to see the fireflies. (Click here to learn more about the Synchronous Firefly lottery in Tennessee.) On June 5,…

Short Takes: News and Reviews

Welcome to Short Takes. Below you’ll find all the news, interviews, events, and reviews that you might have missed or can look forward to in the coming months. GEORGIA READS We recently announced “Georgia Reads,” an innovative virtual book club launched in partnership by the University of Georgia Press and Georgia Public Broadcasting, with support from Georgia…