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East TN Writers Hall of Fame 2015

  • Lighthouse Knoxville 6800 Baum Drive Knoxville, TN, 37919 United States (map)

Friends of Literacy will induct five writers into the East TN Writers Hall of Fame on October 22nd, 2015 at Lighthouse Knoxville.  Friends of Literacy realizes how important authors’ contributions are to our culture and history, and for the 11th year, we wish to honor those who entertain, inspire, and inform us through the written word. 

The Honorees

This year’s inductees are:

Lifetime Achievement:
Georgiana Vines, journalist with more than 50 years of experience

Amy Greene, recipient of the Willie Morris Award for Southern Fiction

Vince Staten author of 13 books- including three published by HarperCollins Books

Jesse Graves, award winning Appalachian Poet

Social Media:
Alan Sims known as the Knoxville Urban Guy.

Tickets are $100 and table sponsorships $1,200 and include a three course lunch, time to meet one-on-one with the authors and get books signed.  Tickets are available online using the "Buy Now" button below or by calling 865-549-7007.


Online ticket sales have closed, but for more information about the event, call Friends of Literacy at (865) 549-7007. Tickets will not be sold at the door.

Thanks to our sponsors:

Earlier Event: August 21
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