The Lillium Press was the brainchild of Elaine Bailey who began publishing books of poetry in 1991. Lillium Press began with: Pompadour and Pearls and A Patchwork of Poetry written in 1995; followed by Buttermilk Clouds in 1999. Then Lillium Press began to publish historical fiction and non-fiction: Explosion in Villa Rica in 2010; Tracks in 2011; The History of the Pony Club in 2011; and The 100 Day War in 2013; The History of Dark Corner Campbell County, Georgia in 2014; and The Draketown Tragedy in 2015. Published in August 2020 was Hart Town Environs A Chronicle of People, Places and Events 1825 - 1900.

All of these books are available at and



Elaine Bailey

Elaine Bailey was born in Austell, Georgia. She has a Bachelor of Science degree in Education from the University of West Georgia. She retired in 2004 from West Georgia Technical College where she had worked as an Adult Education instructor. [Read More...]

Ray Henderson

Ray Henderson was born in 1947 and whisked down south "by the grace of god", where he grew up in Columbus, Ga. Being an Army brat, places like Bliss, Benning and Campbell attributed to the formative years. [Read More...]

John Bailey

John Bailey was born in Charleston, S. C., moved to Georgia when he was twelve, graduated from Villa Rica High School and attended West Georgia College. He is married to Elaine, has two children, a son-in-law, and two grandchildren. [Read More...]

Patricia Mullinax

Patricia Lamar Mullinax was born in Carroll Co. and has lived there all her life. She has one grown son, Todd Parrish. Trisha sold real estate and worked as a beautician for over twenty years in Villa Rica, Georgia. [Read More...]





  • December 12, 2019

    Elaine Bolden Bailey & Patricia Mullinax Pope on WLBB's "Community Voice" talking about their books, "Explosion in Villa Rica" and "Draketown Tragedy".

  • January 20, 2018

    Elaine Bailey, John Bailey and Trisha Mullinax were guest speakers at the Old Campbell County Historical Society Meeting held at the Old Campbell County Courthouse in Fairburn, GA.

  • December 5, 2017

    Lillium Press Historical Books authors, L-R are Elaine Bolden Bailey and Patricia Lamar Mullinax.

  • December 5, 2017

    Shown here are State House of Representative District 68 J. Collins, center, John B. Bailey and Elaine Bolden Bailey, both historical authors for Lillium Press Historical Books.

  • December 5, 2017

    Elaine is pictured here with her book, Explosion in Villa Rica. She was a guest speaker at the 60th Anniversary Memorial Remembrance Garden Dedication held at Hillcrest Cemetery in Villa Rica.

  • December 4, 2016

    Abraham Baldwin Chapter of Daughters of Revolutionary, Carroll County

  • October 14, 2016

    Bremen and Haralson County Retired Teachers Association

  • April 12, 2016

    Bowden Historical Society

  • March 13, 2016

    New Georgia Public Library

  • January 19, 2016

    The Douglas County Historical Society at the Old Courthouse Museum

  • November 21, 2015

    Tallapoosa Public Library - 388 Bowdon Street, Tallapoosa, GA 30176

  • November 7, 2015

    Haralson County Old Courthouse - 145 Van Wert Street, Buchanan, GA 30113

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