FW: [sfb-list] Southern Festival of Books schedule
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From: twhenderson [mailto:tim@...]
Sent: Monday, September 30, 2002 5:22 PM
Subject: [sfb-list] Southern Festival of Books schedule
We're pleased to announce that the schedule for 2002 Southern Festival
of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word is now available online at
the attached link. The Festival is presented by Humanities Tennessee,
a statewide non-profit dedicated to public education in the
humanities. Information about all of our programs is available on the
We have a couple of important logistical notes. Festival author
sessions will take place in the Nashville Public Library, in the
hearing rooms beneath War Memorial Plaza, and in the State Capitol
Building. There is extra security this year; we appreciate your
patience in accommodating these changes. For instance, to get into the
State Capitol building, you will enter War Memorial Plaza at the
corner of 6th and Union and go through the tunnel beneath Charlotte
Avenue. We're happy to welcome back C-SPAN 2's BookTV, filming all
sessions this year in the House Chambers of the State Capitol Building.
We will have a shuttle bus running from the library to the Legislative
Plaza and State Capitol all weekend, courtesy of Vanderbilt
University. There will be shuttle pick-up stops posted for your
The Festival's offical program will be available in printed form in
The Tennessean this Sunday, October 6 and on-site at the Plaza.
This year's Festival lineup contains a diverse and wonderful mix of
fiction, biography, history, children's literature, poetry, memoir and
more. We hope you agree that the 14th annual Festival promises to be
one of the best ever. As you read through the schedule and make your
weekend plans, please keep in your minds the many wonderful volunteers
and donors in the community who help make the event happen. If you are
not a Festival volunteer or donor, we hope you will consider becoming
both in plenty of time for next year's event. You can visit the
Humanities Tennessee headquarters booth in the center of the Plaza to
For this year's schedule, visit
Thanks, and we look forward to seeing you on the Plaza!
Humanities Tennessee staff
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