4/29 East TN Writers Hall of Fame

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Join Friends of Literacy as we honor East Tennessee's finest writers and celebrate the richness and diversity of writing in our area!

April 29, 2021, 7:00-9:00 pm, via Zoom
Free tickets available now.

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2021 Writers Hall of Fame inductees:

Scott Barker and Jesse Mayshark, Journalism
Shannon Burke, Fiction*
Sara Pirkle, Songwriting
Christina Seymour, Poetry
James Glen Stovall, Lifetime Achievement
Chris Wohlwend, Nonfiction*

Emerging Writer Award: Darius Stewart


The event will include performances and readings by:

Lisa Alther*
Rhea Carmon
Ellie Cypher*
Ernie Freeberg*
Rita Quillen*
Karen E. Reynolds
Kim Trevathan*

*See links below to buy the latest book from these authors.


 

Event date: 
Thursday, April 29, 2021 - 7:00pm
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The Brother Years: A Novel Cover Image
$25.95
ISBN: 9781524748647
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Pantheon - August 4th, 2020

Ridge Running: A Memoir of Appalachia Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9781797894041
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Independently Published - March 29th, 2019

Swan Song: An Odyssey Cover Image
$26.95
ISBN: 9780525657545
Availability: Special Order - Subject to Availability
Published: Knopf - June 9th, 2020

The Girl from Shadow Springs Cover Image
$19.99
ISBN: 9781534465695
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Simon & Schuster Books for Young Readers - February 9th, 2021

A Traitor to His Species: Henry Bergh and the Birth of the Animal Rights Movement Cover Image
$30.00
ISBN: 9780465093861
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Basic Books - September 22nd, 2020

Against the Current: Paddling Upstream on the Tennessee River Cover Image
$29.95
ISBN: 9781621906254
Availability: On Our Shelves Now
Published: Univ Tennessee Press - February 4th, 2021