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Chapter 16 is a digital language & literature program of Humanities Tennessee

Executive Director:
Tim Henderson

Director of Literature & Language Programs:
Serenity Gerbman

Editor:
Margaret Renkl

Copyeditor:
Wayne Christeson

Photography Editor:
Mary Emily Vatt

Contributing Writers: Tracy Barrett, Ralph Bowden, Maria Browning, Emily Choate, Julie Danielson, Susannah Felts, Randy Fox, Liz Garrigan, Aram Goudsouzian, Faye Jones, Sean Kinch, Peter Kuryla, Tina LoTufo, Paul McCoy, Sarah Norris, Charlotte Pence, Lyda Phillips, Clay Risen, Chris Scott, Ed Tarkington, Michael Ray Taylor, Stephen Usery, Beth Waltemath, Nicki Pendleton Wood, Erica Wright

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To Haunt and to Goad

John Jeremiah Sullivan talks with Chapter 16 about writing nonfiction in the Internet age

by Susannah Felts

February 9, 2016 John Jeremiah Sullivan’s voice is uniquely equipped to snare readers in lengthy examinations of topics they never considered worthy of much thought. The author most recently of Pulphead, Sullivan is widely considered to be one of the great nonfiction writers of this age. He will give a free public address at the University of the South in Sewanee on February 15, 2016.

Published Tuesday, 9 February 2016

“Of Late, I Have Been Thinking About Despair”

by TJ Jarrett

February 8, 2016 TJ Jarrett is a software developer in Nashville and the author of two books: Ain’t No Grave and Zion (winner of the 2013 Crab Orchard Open Competition). Along with Christina Stoddard, Jarrett will give a reading at Vanderbilt University in Nashville at 7 p.m. on February 11, 2016, in Buttrick Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Published Monday, 8 February 2016

“Thistle”

by Christina Stoddard

February 8, 2016 Christina Stoddard is the author of Hive, which won the 2015 Brittingham Prize in Poetry from the University of Wisconsin Press. Along with TJ Jarrett, Stoddard will give a reading at Vanderbilt University in Nashville at 7 p.m. on February 11, 2016, in Buttrick Hall. The event is free and open to the public.

Published Monday, 8 February 2016

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