Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp: Threat or Menace?

As for now, let’s just ask ourselves a question. Do we want this man to oversee an election that could catapult him into the governor’s mansion?  Many people are saying NO. Kemp’s hyperpartisanship and incompetence have led Atlanta resident John Ziegler to launch a petition drive to recall Kemp from office. There are many rules for the recall process, and…

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Q&A with Chain Gang Elementary author Jonathan Grant

Note: This article was originally published in Like the Dew Why did you write Chain Gang Elementary? I tell people it’s my revenge for having to read Lord of the Flies in high school.  Actually, I first started on a completely different project. When I became a PTA co-president at a high-achieving public school, I was interested in publishing a non-fiction book—a how-to…

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Read free sample of Award-winning Georgia Novel

Download the Prologue and Chapter One of Brambleman to read at your leisure, Enjoy! BRAMBLEMAN A Novel by Jonathan Grant   PLOT DESCRIPTION: Down-and- out Atlanta writer Charlie Sherman has no idea what madness awaits him when a mysterious stranger convinces him to finish a dead man’s book about a horrific crime that’s gone unpunished for decades. What Charlie inherits is an unwieldy…

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Forsyth marchers remember. Do you have a story to tell?

(Original post published  Jan 24, 2014) Wanted: I’m looking for firsthand accounts from people who marched with Hosea Williams in Forsyth County in 1987. You can email me at info@thornbriarpress.com. I’d love to hear your story. And if you’ve written an account, I’d be happy to reprint it here. Last year, I posted an account of Hosea Williams’  two Forsyth County marches.  This…

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It’a a Swamp Thing. GEORGIA CANDIDATE: PSC CHAIR should “Do us all a favor” and resign

  Georgia Public Service Commission Candidate John Noel (D-Atlanta) has released the following statement about the outrage-in-progress by hyper pro-utility, anti-consumer PSC chairman Stan Wise. Definitely worth a read, and John is definitely worth supporting. You can follow his campaign on Facebook and  Twitter @NoelforPSC Download a copy of PSC Chairman should resign pdf  BTW,  John has an awesome solar-powered home that…

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