Knoxville Literary Calendar

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You can email us your event(s) to erin@sundresspublications.com.


September

9th @ 3-4PM – Q&A with playwright Kenneth Jones at the Oak Ridge Playhouse (in-person and virtual)

14th @ 6:00-7:30PM – Sundress Workshop Series: “Mother, Monster: Writing the Truths About Difficult Family Relationships” with Joan Kwon Glass (virtual)

15th @ 7-9PM – Writer’s Block Gathering at the amphitheater next to HSS on the UTK campus. (It’s open mic, so bring your work to read or just come to listen, grab some pizza, and enjoy great conversation!) Contact Pilar Garcia, pgarcia3@vols.utk.edu, for more information.

18th @ 2-4PM – Sundress Poetry Xfit Generative Writing event (virtual)

24th @ 2-4PM – Write Edit Share – Generative writing event at the Oak Ridge Public Library with Erin Elizabeth Smith

24th @ 2-4PM – The Poetics of Collaborative Play – Writing workshop at The Bottom with Sam Wein

25th @ 1-3PM – Sundress Reading Series at Pretentious Beer Co. featuring Quincy Scott Jones, Gale Thompson, Rowan Young, and Ryan Dunaway

30th @ 5PM PDT – The Aperitif Concerts: Inner-views featuring Phylisha Villanueva (virtual)

October

6th @ 7-10PM – Shoe Game and RheaSunshine presents “Collectively Speaking” at Central Cinema featuring Jonathan “Courageous” Clark and Anita. Find tickets here!

6th @ 7-8PM – Georgiana Vines: Newsmakers not covered by the media today at Central United Methodist Church

12th @ 6:00-7:30PM – Sundress Workshop Series: “What Follows in the Blood; Writing Generational Grief Through Pop Horror” with Kay E. Bancroft (virtual)

13th @ 7-9PM – Writer’s Block Open Mic at HSS Amphitheater on UTK campus

17th @ 7-8PM – UTK Creative Writing Series with Lydia Conklin at John C. Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium

22nd @ 10AM-12PM – Karen Reynolds: Lyrical vs Literal writing technique at Central United Methodist Church

27th @ 6:30PM – Blackout Poetry at BCC Auditorium on UTK campus (free books and candy!)

30th @ 1-3PM – Sundress Reading Series at Pretentious Beer Co. featuring Farnaz Fatemi, Sara Mae Henke, and Brandi Augustus

November

9th @ 6:00-7:30PM – Sundress Workshop Series: “won’t you celebrate with me: The Power of Joy in Poetry” with Topaz Winters (virtual)

12th @ 6:30-7:30PM – An Author Event featuring Silas House at the Emporium Center

14th @ 7-8PM – UTK Creative Writing Series with Sidik Fofana at John C. Hodges Library, Lindsay Young Auditorium

27th @ 1-3PM – Sundress Reading Series at Pretentious Beer Co. featuring Marah Hoffman, Annette Covrigaru, and Aaron Naylor

December

14th @ 6:00-7:30PM – Sundress Workshop Series: “Narrative Medicine” with Allison Coffelt (virtual)