October 22, 2017

A Primer and Picks for the 2009 Southern Festival of Books

One of Our Lady's favorite events of the year is the Southern Festival of Books in Nashville, coming up October 9th - 11th. Admittedly, October is a busy month with hayrides, apple festivals, football games and so forth, but Our Lady is always surprised when friends here in middle Tennessee who enjoy reading confess they've never attended SFOB.  She wants to ask them, "WHAT are your priorities?" She holds up as an example her friend Peter and his twin Laura, who plan their birthday celebration … [Read more...]

Come See Me at the Southern Festival of Books!

As some of you already know, my poetry chapbook, Heaven Was the Moon, is out! It's a little perfect-bound collection of 28 poems, published by March Street Press, and of course I'm very excited about it. My first public event for the book will be at the Southern Festival of Books on Sunday, October 11th, from 2-3 pm, with a signing to follow. I hope to have a big hometown crowd - but those of you who may be in for the festival from other parts of the state or the Southeast, I'll be glad to … [Read more...]