Biographies


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SPRING 2009

James Agee

Lisa Alther

Marilou Awiakta

Coleman Barks

Richard Bausch

Madison Smartt Bell

Gaylord Brewer

Jo Carson

Kate Daniels

Donald Davidson

Eric Jerome Dickey

Wilma Dykeman

Tony Earley

William Gay

Nikki Giovanni

Alex Haley

Mark Jarman

Randall Jarrell

Madison Jones

Marilyn Kallet

Michael Knight

Andrew Lytle

Rachel Maddux

Jeff Daniel Marion

Linda Parsons Marion


Sharyn McCrumb

Jay McInerney

Wilmer Mills

Merrill Moore

Ann Patchett

John Crowe Ransom

George Scarbrough

T.S. Stribling

Allen Tate

David Tucker

Joan Williams

Leigh Allison Wilson

Charles Wright

SPRING 2010

A Manette Ansay

Darnell Arnoult

Claudia Barnett

Arna W. Bontemps

Bill Brown

Marshall Chapman

Alan Cheuse

James Dickey

Mark Doty

Steve Earle

John Egerton

Shelby Foote

Caroline Gordon

Richard M. "Pek" Gunn

Robert Hayden

Robert Hicks

Silas House

May Justus

Patricia Lear

David Madden

Cormac McCarthy

Jim Wayne Miller

Mary Noailles Murfree

Gordon Osing

Daniel Manus Pinkwater

Ishmael Reed

Elizabeth Spencer

Walter Sullivan

Peter Taylor

Richard Tillinghast

Maggi Britton Vaughn

Robert Penn Warren

Michael Lee West

Jon Manchip White

Allen Wier

SPRING 2011

Agrarians

Tasha Alexander

Sybil Baker

Tamara Baxter

Roy Blount, Jr.

Cleanth Brooks

Rosanne Cash

Leigh Anne Couch

Elizabeth Cox

Blas Falconer

Kinky Friedman

Amy Greene

Katori Hall

Jeff Hardin

River Jordan

Etheridge Knight

Jid Lee

Clay Matthews

A. Scott Pearson

Wyatt Prunty

Alice Randall

Adam Ross

Scott Russell Sanders

Evelyn Scott

Quentin Tarantino

Eleanor Ross Taylor

Jane Wagner

Steven Womack

SPRING 2012

Deborah Adams

Chris Albertson

Tracy Barrett

Jefferson Bass

Alex Bledsoe

Jane Bradley

Blake Bouza

Neal Bowers

Will D. Campbell

The Carter Family

James Alley Conaway

Rodney Crowell

Angela Davis

Early Tennessee Writers

Fellowship of Southern Writers

Graham Foust

Arthur Golden

Tom T. Hall

Amanda Havard

Rick Hilles

Lee Houck

James Weldon Johnson

Grandpa Jones

Jackie Kay

Alan Lightman

Lorraine Lopez

Charlie Louvin

Uncle Dave Macon

Inman Majors

Richard Marius

Robert K. Massie

Patricia McKissack

RB Morris

Cathie Pelletier

John Pritchard

Michael Sims

Southern Festival of Books

Sue Stauffacher

Steve Stern

John Jeremiah Sullivan

Tennessee Literary Magazines & University Presses

Abraham Verghese

Phil Vischer & Mike Nawrocki

Kevin WIlson

Ernest C. Withers

Charles Wolfe

J. Wes Yoder