Ty Mann's workshop "How To Write & Sell A Film Script" originally scheduled for April 6, 2018 has been cancelled, but it will be held during our upcoming Writer's Conference-mark your calendars for September 29th.


Terrence "Ty" Manns, an independent film maker who specializes in directing, producing, and screen writing, began his film career under the mentorship of Rick Bieber, then president of HBO pictures.  ​A retired US Army Infantry officer, Manns specializes in films that address social issues such as post-traumatic stress and organ donation, films for military use, and movies for audiences of faith.  His film credits include A Question of Faith (released in theaters nationwide in September, 2017 and now available on Redbox and Netflix), The Turning Point (scheduled for release in October, 2018), The Wish, The 5th Quarter, and White Water. 

Manns provides original script writing services, script re-writes and polishes, script coverage and script note services.  He will be a featured panelist at the International Christian Film Festival in Orlando, Florida, May 5-8, 2018. 

Poetry Events

April 17th Favorite Poem Reading

April 19th Ten Rounder Poetry Reading

Held at the Macon Road Library


We suggest these poetry contests: 

Georgia Poetry Society Contests, click here for the details: http://georgiapoetrysociety.org/contests/

Brick Road Poetry Press Book Contest: http://brickroadpoetrypress.com/poetry-book-contest/

And Columbus State University has the Carson McCullers Literary Awards FOR HIGH SCHOOL AND COLLEGE STUDENTS:  https://english.columbusstate.edu/creativewriting/muccullerswards.php



Mission Statement

The Chattahoochee Valley Writers, Inc. seeks to nourish, stimulate and fund the development of literary arts by holding educational conferences, workshops, public readings and similar  activities to support the advancement of writers throughout the Chattahoochee Valley and beyond.