Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

Emily Choate

Step Aside for the Talking Dog

Tony Earley discusses his new short story in The New Yorker

September 27, 2012 In the current issue of The New Yorker, Nashvillian Tony Earley takes Jack from “Jack and the Beanstalk” on a wild new adventure, pitting him against a stubborn dog guarding a bridge.

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New Honors for Graves

Jesse Grave Wins Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year

September 26, 2012 Johnson City poet Jesse Graves continues to rack up honors for his first poetry collection, Tennessee Landscape with Blighted Pine. Last week, Graves won the Appalachian Writers Association Book of the Year Award. Graves will receive the award at the Southern Appalachian Culture Festival at Gardner-Webb University in Boiling Springs, North Carolina.

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