Write All About It
How literary nonprofit The Porch is giving local writers the tools—and the confidence—they need to share their stories
PHOTO RECAP: Lit Party
We went to the Lit Party on Wednesday night at the Analog at Hutton Hotel. Here's what we saw.
The Dance Club
Take Lucy Negro, Redux—Caroline Randall Williams’ Shakespeare-inspired book of poetry about black identity and womanhood—add the Nashville Ballet, plus music from Rhiannon Giddens, and what do you get? One of the most groundbreaking events in the country
The Long and Winding Road
Local poet Leslie Garcia discusses her—and by extension, her family’s—harrowing path to poetry
Speak for Yourself
Nashville Youth Poet Laureate Haviland Whiting doesn’t shy away from the truth—and she wants other teens to follow her lead.
Literature Spotlight: Versify
Illustrations By Courtney Spencer & Source Photos By Joshua Black Wilkins
Who’s Gonna Fill Their Shoes?
MUSICIAN, JOURNALIST, AND COUNTRY MUSIC HALL OF FAME EDITOR PETER COOPER EXPLORES THE LEGENDS AND MYTHS BEHIND COUNTRY MUSIC IN HIS NEW BOOK
THE PORCH COFOUNDER SUSANNAH FELTS AND EAST SIDE STORYTELLIN’ FOUNDER CHUCK BEARD ON THE STATE OF NASHVILLE LITERATURE
Literature Spotlight: Tiana Clark
Tiana Clark is a Pushcart Prize nominee living and performing poetry in Nashville, Tennessee.