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“Democracy & the Informed Citizen” program announced

How do Tennesseans determine which outlets to turn to for news? How do communities respond when access is throttled or when coverage is monopolized? What are our responsibilities to each other and to our communities to be better informed and to engage accordingly with those who make policies that govern us? These are just a Learn More…

Events

CROSSROADS at Wolf Gap Education Outreach, Inc. (Pulaski)

Crossroads: Change in Rural America is a Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring the history and meaning of rural American society across regions and over time. The exhibit will be on display at Wolf Gap Education Outreach, Inc. in Pulaski, TN, from Feb. 1 to Mar. 15, 2020. Click here to learn more.

Salon@615 Special Edition with Sarah J. Maas

#1 New York Times bestselling author Sarah J. Maas launches her brand-new CRESCENT CITY series with House of Earth and Blood: the story of half-Fae and half-human Bryce Quinlan as she seeks revenge in a contemporary fantasy world of magic, danger, and searing romance. 

Salon@615 Special Edition with James McBride

James McBride is an accomplished musician and the author of the National Book Award-winning novel The Good Lord Bird, the bestselling American classic The Color of Water, the novels Song Yet Sung and Miracle at St. Anna, the story collection Five-Carat Soul, and Kill ‘Em and Leave, a biography of James Brown. The recipient of a National Humanities Medal, McBride is also a Distinguished Writer-in-Residence at Learn More…

Salon@615 Louise Erdrich

Louise Erdrich is the author of fifteen novels as well as volumes of poetry, children’s books, short stories, and a memoir of early motherhood. Her novel The Round House won the National Book Award for Fiction. The Plague of Doves won the Anisfield-Wolf Book Award and was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize, and her debut novel, Love Medicine, was Learn More…

CROSSROADS at Arts in McNairy (Selmer)

Crossroads: Change in Rural America is a Smithsonian traveling exhibit exploring the history and meaning of rural American society across regions and over time. The exhibit will be on display at Arts in McNairy in Selmer, TN, from March 21 to May 3, 2020. Click here to learn more.

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A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers and Passersby

Chapter16.org is a daily online publication that provides comprehensive coverage of Tennessee authors, literary news, and public readings; it also serves as the state’s virtual Center for the Book.

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