April Gloaming Publishing is a nonprofit independent press that "amplifies the voices of the unbridled holler" by publishing Southern literature (poetry, fiction, memoirs) by both emerging and established authors. We also curate and publish the literary and arts journal, Waxing & Waning, which publishes poetry, fiction, creative nonfiction, art, comics, screenplays, plays, and short films that "bathe in the light of the moon."
Nikki Nelson-Hicks is an author that is described as the "Undisputed Queen of the Warped and the Weird" and the "Unholy child of H.P. Lovecraft and Flannery O'Connor". She dips her pen in a plethora of genres from Horror to Holmesian, from Supernatural Detective Pulp to Weird Western. If asked to describe what genre she writes, she prefers the term, "Quirky Spooky".
Dana Fraedrich is a dog lover, self-professed geek, and author of the steampunk fantasy series Broken Gears. Dana's books are full of secrets and colorful characters that examine the many shades of grey that paint the world. She delights in books that uplift and are full of humor that doesn't punch down. Carving out her future in Nashville, TN with her husband and dogs, Dana is always writing; more books are on the way!
Father Knowts: Being a Better Father on Purpose is a workbook designed to strengthen your relationship with your son or sons. It is the father's responsibility to create the pathway for sons to be more diligent, more decisive, more proactive, and more passionate about leading their lives on purpose. As a father of five sons, I'm determined to uplift fathers everywhere and change the narrative to improve the perception of what it takes to be a better father on purpose.
The Nashville Adult Literacy Council's mission is to help Nashville adults with the reading, writing, and English-speaking skills they need for the life they want. Learners at NALC reach their goals through literacy. Currently one in five Nashville adults is at the lowest level of literacy. NALC works to change that through free classes and volunteer-led one-on-one tutoring. Learn more about volunteering and how you can support NALC on our website or at our booth!
Passengers Press is a nonprofit publisher of fiction, nonfiction, and poetry. We publish work from marginalized voices that challenges, and even offends, societal and literary norms.
PM Press is an independent publisher of books to educate, entertain, and inspire. Founded in 2007 by a small group of people with decades of publishing and organizing experience, our aim is to deliver bold ideas and vital stories to all walks of life. We're old enough to know what we're doing and young enough to know what's at stake. Join us to create a better world. pmpress.org
Founded in 1896 by Dr. Richard Henry Boyd, the R.H. Boyd family of companies has a longstanding tradition of producing and providing the highest quality of inspirational, historic, educational, faith-based, and cultural literature, merchandise, and services for more than 125 years. Under the leadership of fifth-generation President/CEO, Dr. LaDonna Boyd, R.H. Boyd is the oldest African American printing and publishing company in the United States.
Mind Captions is a collection of poetry embodying the beautiful, ever-evolving, journey of self-discovery. It takes readers on a multi-faceted journey, through the peaks and valleys of life, exploring concepts such as love, fear, pain, strength, vulnerability, faith, and so much more. It amplifies the notion that strength exists in our most vulnerable moments as it empowers readers to reflect on their being, unravel the deepest parts of themselves, heal their trauma, and free themselves from limitations. Mind Captions is compassion for the breaking heart and inspiration for the glowing heart, reminding readers that their greatest superpower exists in being their most authentic self as they navigate through the world around them.
The Sewanee School of Letters is a summer-focused MFA program in creative writing at the University of the South. Visit our website at letters.sewanee.edu. The Sewanee Review is America's oldest continuously published literary quarterly. In addition to four annual print issues, the Review features new writing and reviews on its website, and offers in-depth conversations with writers on the Sewanee Review Podcast.
Award-winning Mt. Moriah's Wake is "an eloquent novel in which a woman experiences a spiritual homecoming and embraces love."--Foreword Clarion Reviews Enough by Amelia Zachry is unflinching prose of one woman's journey reclaiming her power, facing the beasts of trauma and mental illness. Winter's Reckoning by Adele Holmes--a southern gothic for today's southern readers. William Faulkner Literary Competition Honorable Mention. Recommended by Kirkus Reviews.
The Tennessee Branch of the International Dyslexia Association (TN IDA) is a volunteer non-profit organization that was formed to increase awareness in the state of Tennessee about Dyslexia, a learning difference that affects up to 20% of the U.S. population. TNIDA is a state-level organization charged with carrying out the mission and goals of the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) and promoting activities related to dyslexia awareness, appropriate reading instruction, testing and tutoring information. IDA and its members are the leading resource for individuals with dyslexia, their families, teachers, and educational professionals around the world.
The Bookshop is a cozy, 500-square-foot "literary oasis" (Nashville Scene) located in East Nashville. Owner Joelle Herr draws upon her nearly 20 years as a book editor to research and select each and every book--and bookish gift--in the shop. The carefully considered curation encompasses a wide range of topics, including literary fiction, children's, science, history, cooking, art + design, poetry, music, memoir, and more.
Leila Marie enjoys reading and writing. She likes curling up with a good book. Over the years, writing has become one of her favorite passions. She enjoys sending letters to her family and friends. She believes that everyone loves to receive mail. Leila thinks a letter or card says more and is a nice way of letting everyone know she is thinking about them. Leila has found a way to send you uplifting letters through her books. She hopes you enjoy reading her future books under the caption, "The Journey Emerald's Travels." VISIT AUTHOR'S SITE VISIT AUTHOR'S AMAZON SITE
The Pinch is a journal of fiction, poetry, creative nonfiction, and visual art produced by the MFA program at the University of Memphis.
Author : Laura Bryna is a multi-talented recording artist, musician and songwriter who caters to contemporary country and pop audiences across the world. A heart-felt supporter of our military, Laura was a celebrity spokesperson for the United States Air Guard's national media campaign. In addition to her work with the Air Guard, Bryna was the celebrity spokesperson for the National Guard's Youth Foundation. She also served as a board member on the Make-A-Wish Foundation Mid-Atlantic Chapter. An avid reader and parent to her three parrots since her college days "Tyler, Harmony, Snuggles & The Christmas Tradition" is her first children's book. Book : Tyler, Harmony & Snuggles are three parrots who love the classic traditions of Christmas. But this year they have decided to introduce a new tradition. This tender Christmas story of kindness and friendship will be released simultaneously with her original Christmas tune, "Wishlist."
Vanderbilt University Press extends Vanderbilt University's scholarly mission by publishing dynamic, well-researched books for a global audience of engaged readers. In addition to academic books, VUP also publishes regional trade books about Nashville and the Southeast. Vanderbilt University Press --- Vanderbilt University Libraries
W. Brand Publishing is an independent boutique hybrid publisher on a mission to facilitate, publish, and promote positive stories of triumph, survival, diversity, compassion, and entertainment. We connect the disconnected through storytelling. We break stigmas by telling stories. We help you become a published author.
D. Flower soars with eagles as she treks in the Himalayas, visits a famous healer in Brazil as she prepares for a year stay in Africa, dances with dust devils while living in a grass-roofed hut in Kenya, learns Maasai tribal ways as she documents their ancient sacred ceremonies, crawls through stinging nettles in Rwanda to look into the eyes of mountain gorillas, and flirts with death on the Omo River in Ethiopia, all while navigating one of the toughest roads - love.