Meet the Author Series presents Tommy Tomlinson


The Literary Guild of St. Simons Island Meet the Author Series presents Tommy Tomlinson and The Elephant in the Room. A graduate of Brunswick High, Tommy spent 23 years as a reporter and local columnist for The Charlotte Observer where he was a finalist for the 2005 Pulitzer Prize in commentary. He decided he had to change his life as he neared 50 years of age, weighing in at 460 pounds. His book, The Elephant in the Room, a memoir about life as an overweight man in a growing America, will be published in January 2019.

When: Saturday, January 26, 3:00 p.m.

Where: Room 108, Casino Building, SSI

Cost: Free to Literary Guild members; $10 for guests. Please make a reservation by going to and scrolling to the appropriate event. PLEASE CANCEL IF UNABLE TO ATTEND.