Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Melissa Duke Mooney (1968-2009)

Melissa Duke Mooney lived in Nashville, Tennessee with her husband and two children. She worked as a publicist and led many community volunteer projects in her neighborhood of East Nashville. She was the author of one book for children, The ABCs of Rock, an abcdarian with illustrations by Louisville, Kentucky-based Print Mafia. The book features prominent rock ‘n’ roll acts for each letter of the alphabet.

Selected Bibliography

The ABCs of Rock (children’s), 2010

Selected Links

A Chapter 16 interview with Mooney’s husband:

Story on Mooney and The ABCs of Rock at the Nashville Scene:…