SoLit returns with its signature event, the SouthWord Literary Festival, April 14-15 at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Guggenheim Fellow and poet Major Jackson has been added to the lineup and will be joining for a conversation with local poet and author Erika Roberts as part of the event.
Mr. Jackson is the author of six books of poetry, most recently Razzle Dazzle: New & Selected Poems, and he is the Gertrude Conaway Vanderbilt Chair in the Humanities at Vanderbilt University.
Tickets to SouthWord are available at https://solitchatt.org/2023southword
The 2023 SouthWord Literary Festival line-up also includes:
Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Dr. Han VanderHart
Sponsors for the 2023 SouthWord Literature Festival include the Lyndhurst Foundation, Unum, Burlaep Print and Press, and the Book & Cover, who will be selling books on site throughout the festival.