Synopses & Reviews
Skilled writer-journalist Tray Butler offers up his best advice on Atlantaand#151;from the bustling financial Downtown district to the historical draw of Sweet Auburn and the fabulous food and arts of Decatur. Butler includes unique trip strategies for a variety of travelers, such as The Two-Day Best of Atlanta and Food to Please the Soul. Including expert coverage of Centennial Olympic Park, the Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site, the World of Coca-Cola, and Zoo Atlanta, Moon Atlanta gives travelers the tools they need to create a more personal and memorable experience.
About the Author
grew up almost an hour north of Atlanta, in the foothills of the Appalachian Mountains. His parents ran a pet shop and drove into the city often, bringing back vanloads of parakeets and tropical fish. Those trips gave Tray the impression that Atlanta was a wild and unpredictable placea pretty accurate description, as things would turn out. After graduating from the University of Georgia, Tray moved to Midtown and landed a job as an arts and entertainment reporter for Creative Loafing,
Atlantas alternative weekly newspaper. He later relocated to Manhattan where he worked as the editor of The New York Blade
In 2007, Tray returned to Atlanta and moved into an historic 1917 Ansley Park building, once home to author Margaret Mitchell. As a freelance writer and illustrator, his stories and artwork have appeared in dozens of publications, including The Advocate, Genre, Go, The New York Press, Seed, and Time Out New York. Tray and his partner Brian now split their time between London and Atlanta. A confessed sweet tea addict and a fiend for fried chicken, this southern boy admits he never can stay away from Georgia for long.