Book Signing with Alison Mills Newman at 44th & 3rd Bookseller

Jul, 08 2023 | 6:00 PM

Book Signing with Alison Mills Newman at 44th & 3rd Bookseller

44th & 3rd Bookseller

Address: 451 Lee St SW , 451 Lee St SW
City: Atlanta
State: GA
Zip: 30310
Phone: (678) 692-6519

Alison Mills Newman will be signing copies of her book Francisco at 44th & 3rd Bookseller in Atlanta, GA! The event starts at 6pm.

Alison Mills Newman’s innovative, genre-bending novel has long been out of print and impossible to find. A “fluently funky mix of standard and nonstandard English,” as the poet and scholar Harryette Mullen once put it, Francisco is the first-person account of a young actress and musician and her growing disillusionment with her success in Hollywood. Her wildly original and vivid voice chronicles a free-spirited life with her filmmaker lover, visiting friends and family up and down California, as well as her involvement in the 1970s Black Arts Movement. Love and friendship, long, meaningful conversations, parties and dancing―Francisco celebrates, as she improvises in the book, “the workings of a positive alive life that is good value, quality, carin, truth … the gift of art for the survival of the human heart.”

Alison Mills Newman started her career as the first African American teenage actress on a television series (Julia). As a musician and vocalist, she has performed with Ornette Coleman, Don Cherry, Weather Report, and Taj Mahal. She is an award-winning film director and the author of the novel Maggie 3. Mills Newman is the President of Keep the Faith Film Ministries and a chaplain at Fulton County Jail, and has five beautiful children with the late Francisco Toscono Newman, as well as ten grandchildren.