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Custom House Museum continues the Celebration of Women with Writers’ Panel

 

The Customs House Museum and Cultural CenterClarksville, TN – On Saturday, April 14th, the Customs House Museum will host a writers’ panel discussion in the Turner Auditorium, starting at 1:00pm.

This free public event will be moderated by Shana Thornton and Mitzi Cross, guest speakers will discuss three topics including “the muse”, self publishing versus “old school”, and challenges when writing about history. «Read the rest of this article»

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Darnell Arnoult: Crafting Taut Fiction from the Ground Up

 
Author Darnell Arnoult

Author Darnell Arnoult

Named Tennessee Writer of the Year in 2007 by the Tennessee Writers Alliance, Darnell Arnoult is both a novelist and poet. Her Southern novel is Sufficient Grace and her poetry is found in What Travels with Us: Poems; the latter is winner of the Appalachian Studies Associations’ Weatherford Award and the 2006 SIBA Poetry Book of the Year. She is also published in a variety of journals and is one of the driving forces of Lincoln Memorial University Mountain Heritage Literary Festival each year. She will be Writer-in-Residence at Lincoln Memorial University this fall. Recently she was awarded the Mary Frances Hobson Medal for Arts and Letters.

A featured speaker at Clarksville Writers’ Conference this year, Arnoult impresses on her audience, “Not all writers are published. I want to encourage everyone to think of yourself as a writer as long as you write. I want to compliment you for following your passion. Emily Dickinson wrote a lot of poems for only herself.”

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