Bestselling author Neil Gaiman will appear at War Memorial Auditorium Wednesday, July 10 as part of his final signing tour for his new novel The Ocean at the End of the Lane. Gaiman’s Nashville appearance is presented by Parnassus Books in partnership with Humanities Tennessee, Nashville Public Library Foundation, and War Memorial Auditorium.
Humanities Tennessee seeks interns for unpaid positions in support of the 25th annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word. This position is for 18-24 hours per week, for a minimum period of ten weeks, in the Humanities Tennessee office in Nashville.
The Awards of Recognition for Outstanding Teaching of the Humanities recognize teachers who have demonstrated excellence in teaching the humanities and who encourage the humanities to be an important part of their students’ lives. Each of the 2013 recipients, selected from a pool of nominees from across the state, receive a $2,000 fellowship to further their professional development in the humanities, and their schools receive $1,500 for humanities programs and materials.
**New Date**Matthew Shenoda reads from his work on May 31st, 8:00 pm at Casa Azafran, 2195 Nolensville Pike. He will lead a workshop, Poetry & Travel, on June 1st, 10:00am at the Global Education Center, 4822 Charlotte Avenue.
Calling young creative writers: 10th-12th graders are invited to apply to the AYWW, a residential creative writing workshop held on the campus of Lincoln Memorial University in the mountains of Harrogate, TN.