Upcoming Events and Appearances

October 16, 2019

Georgia Power Ambassadors

11 AM

 Uncle Shugs Restaurant

 434 S Main Street

Statesboro, Georgia 30458

November 19, 2019

Georgia Power Ambassadors

10 AM

Valdosta Country Club

3500 Country Club Road

Valdosta, Georgia 31605

January 2, 2020

Georgia Power Ambassadors

11 AM

205 Dairy Pak Rad

Athens, Georgia

Arrange a Book Signing

Jim is happy to travel to bookstores, libraries, book club meetings and other locations for book readings and signings. To request an appearance, please:

Previous Events

September 26, 2019


Signing books at the  Altamaha  Ambassadors Club meeting in Vidalia, Georgia.

September 25, 2019

Jim answering questions from Georgia Power employees in Decatur, Georgia.

Loved the questions posed to me at the Metro East Region Ambassador meeting in Decatur, Georgia.

August 29, 2019


Speaking to a fantastic audience at the Christian City People's Club in Union City, Georgia.

August 27, 2019


 With my 88-year-old mama, Marie Baker Barber, and cousin Sonya Rutland at the Cook County Historical Society in Adel, Georgia.

August 22, 2019


Speaking to former colleagues at Georgia Power's corporate office in Atlanta.

August 15, 2019


Signing copies of the full-length edition and trilogy editions of "Plowed Fields" for the Carrie Dorsey Perry Memorial Library in Jim's hometown of Nashville, Georgia.

August 1, 2019


Jim wrote lots of speeches for Rotary Clubs during his career, but the Peachtree City Rotary Club, one of Georgia's largest, provided his first opportunity to speak at one.

July 8, 2019


Speaking to Georgia Power retirees at the company's Metro South Ambassadors meeting in Forest Park, Georgia.

March 7, 2019


Launch day for Plowed Fields, both the full-length and trilogy editions.

February 12, 2019


Jim spoke to about 80 students at the Davis Middle School National Junior Honor Society in Stockbridge, Georgia.