Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

The Choice Either to Wail or Smile

Tim Gautreaux talks with Chapter 16 about his story collection, Signals

Chattanooga-area novelist Tim Gautreaux talks about the pitfalls of regionalism, the influence of James Dickey and Flannery O’Connor, the challenges of writing short fiction, and the imperatives of religious faith.

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So Let Me Burn

In Fire Sermon, Jamie Quatro explores the intersections of love, obsession, and spirituality

With virtuosic lyricism and the striking juxtaposition of religious and erotic obsession, Jamie Quatro’s Fire Sermon delivers an unforgettable and astonishingly original portrait of the moral and psychological consequences of unfaithfulness. Quatro will discuss Fire Sermon at Arts Build in Chattanooga on January 11 and at Parnassus Books in Nashville on February 6.

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