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Southern Women Charleston Launch

On October 29, 2019, Garden & Gun celebrated the launch of its latest book, Southern Women, with an intimate gathering at the G&G offices in Charleston, South Carolina. Guests and contributors mingled over cocktails and hors d’oeuvres, had books signed by editor Amanda Heckert, and met many of the remarkable women featured in the pages.

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Charleston’s Blue Bicycle Books provides copies of Southern Women for guests to have signed by the book’s editor, Amanda Heckert.

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From left: G&G senior vice president and editor in chief Dave DiBenedetto, G&G deputy editor and editor of Southern Women Amanda Heckert, CACVB director of marketing Cat Dority, and G&G vice president and publisher Christian Bryant.

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For Heaven Bakes of Mount Pleasant, South Carolina, provides the evening’s breathtaking cake, featuring a larger-than-life copy of Southern Women alongside Garden & Gun’s four other titles.

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From left: Amy Pastre and Courtney Rowson, creative directors of SDCO Partners.

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G&G cofounder and CEO Rebecca Darwin toasts the release of Southern Women.

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Guests enjoy Southern writer Dorothy Heyward’s post-Prohibition champagne punch. See the recipe here.

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From left: Venita Aspen and Amanda Heckert.

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Garden & Gun is proud to debut this latest title celebrating the many bold, creative, and resilient women of South. Click here to purchase your copy.

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