Poet Major Jackson Added To SouthWord Literary Festival Lineup

  • Thursday, March 30, 2023
Major Jackson
Major Jackson

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:
Richard Bausch
Rick Bragg
Kimberly Brock
Clyde Edgerton
Silas House
Major Jackson
Beverly Lowry
Maurice Carlos Ruffin
Alina Stefanescu
Dr. Han VanderHart
Juan Vidal
Daniel Wallace
Janelle Williams

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.

Erika Roberts
Erika Roberts
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