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"Tri-State Reflections: Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia" Is A Treat For Local History Enthusiasts

Jerry H. Summers, a prominent Chattanooga lawyer and self-taught historian, has published a new book: Tri-State Reflections: Tennessee, Alabama, Georgia. Released just in time for holiday gifting, the ...

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Southern Lit Alliance is pleased to announce that the 2021 Local Distinguished Author Award winner is Earl Braggs. The award was presented to Bragg during the SouthWord Abridged Literature Festival on ... Read more

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Authors Aaron Cometbus and Scott Satterwhite are presenting from their book A Punkhouse in the Deep South: The Oral History of 309 at the Chattanooga Public Library on Saturday, October 9. Using ... Read more

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The Poetry Society of Tennessee invites student poets to participate in their annual student poetry contest, open to all Tennessee-based students entering grades two through twelve in the coming school ... Read more

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Like a beloved shortened novel, Southern Lit Alliance’s literary arts festival SouthWord Abridged is a two-day event packed with literary treasures in Southern literature.  The event will be held virtually on Nov. 5 ... Read more

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The Chattanooga Writers’ Guild theme for August's contest was "Memories" and our winner is BeBe Lefkoff with her fiction story "Little White Mercies."  Bebe Lefkoff lives in Chattanooga with her husband, son ... Read more

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The Chattanooga Writers’ Guild theme for July's contest was "Redemption" and our winner is J. Lawrence Bateman with his fiction story "Fatherhood".  J. Lawrence Bateman is a previously unpublished ... Read more

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