Joey Stuckey, Senate Records and Sociology Publishing
have released a new audio book entitled "Gris & That" by Ed
Grisamore (available now).
Ed Grisamore has
written more than 1,600 columns for The Macon Telegraph over the past
eight years. During that time, he has gathered some of his favorites
together in three collections of columns - "True Gris"
(1997), "More Gris" (2001) and "Smack Dab in
Dog Crossing" (2005).
Grisamore's latest offering is something entirely new - an audio
book. "Gris & That" has him reading some of those classic
columns during his newspaper career in Macon.
The 16-column collection includes personal stories about marriage,
parenthood and some of the saints in his life. He takes us to an old
fishing hole and under the "Tree of Knowledge.'' Grisamore tells us
why he drives a mini-van, why he loves old records and why Macon's
annual Cherry Blossom Festival is one of his favorite times of the
year. He attends the funeral of a couple who were married for 77
years and died on the same day. He interviews a family with a dog
that answers the telephone.
Grisamore said he has come to understand the power of the written
word. But, over the past few years, he has watched his words take on
a new life when he began doing commentary for Georgia Public Radio's
A graduate of the University of Georgia's journalism school,
Grisamore is the author of five books and has won more than 40
writing awards. He was listed in "Who's Who Among Georgia Newspaper
Columnists" by Georgia Trend magazine.
He lives in Macon with his wife, Delinda, and three sons - Ed, Grant
and Jake. He is a member of First Baptist Church. He teaches creating writing
at Midsummer Macon and a class in writing autobiographies for senior
He is currently working on a history book about Macon scheduled to
be released in Fall 2006.
To find out more about Ed, visit his
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