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Southern Festival of Books Announces Lineup for 31st Annual Event

The Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word, announced the first list of its highly anticipated lineup of authors, presenters, programs and activities for its 31st anniversary event. Marquee appearances at this year’s Festival include New York Times bestselling authors  Ottessa Moshfegh, Samantha Power, Casey Cep, Karen Abbott, Karen Thompson Walker, Paul Theroux and author Learn More…

Events

MAKING MEMPHIS: 200 YEARS OF COMMUNITY Exhibit

The Pink Palace Family of Museums presents Making Memphis: 200 Years of Community, an exhibit celebrating the city’s bicentennial. The exhibit interprets events of the past 200 years that have shaped Memphis’ past, present, and form the basis for our future. The Making Memphis exhibit illustrates how the threads of Memphis history form a larger Learn More…

Salon@615 with Elaine Weiss in conversation with Callie Khouri

Join us this summer for a city-wide book club and read The Woman’s Hour: The Great Fight to Win the Vote, in conjunction with the 100th anniversary of winning it. Then attend this event with the book’s author in conversation with Callie Khouri on Sunday, April 18 from 3:00 – 4:30 pm at the Nashville Learn More…

TENNESSEE WATERS at the Kingston Public Library

Tennessee Waters: Shaping Our Land, Our Lives, and Our Future is a statewide touring panel exhibit about water’s impact on our lives, our history, and our society. Presented by Humanities Tennessee, the Tennessee Historical Society, and the Albert Gore Research Center. The exhibit will be on display at the Kingston Public Library from September 1-30, 2019. Click here to Learn More…

WLOK Black Film Festival, “The Green Book”

Join civic leaders and scholars for a screening of “The Green Book” followed by a discussion. Part of WLOK’s 4th Annual Black Film Festival, Aug 29-Sep 1, 2019. Humanities Tennessee is proud to sponsor this community program.

CROSSROADS at Postmark LaFollette, Inc.

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 Postmark LaFollette, Inc. in LaFollette, TN, from Sept. 7th to Oct. 20th, 2019. Click here to learn more.

Chapter 16

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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