Allan Gurganus, a North Carolinian, writes novels, essays, and short stories. Works include Oldest Living Confederate Widow Tells All, White People and The Practical Heart. A recent Guggenheim Fellow and a PEN/Faulkner finalist, he won the the Los Angeles Times Book Prize. His novel-in-progress, second in The Falls Trilogy that commenced with Widow, is The Erotic History of a Southern Baptist Church.

Speaking Schedule

Friday, April 15
1:30 - 2:30 PM
Panel Discussion: Discoveries Writers Make While Writing

Grant Support Provided By

BlueCross BlueShield of Tennessee Community Trust - Chazen Family Foundation - The Kennedy Foundation - Lyndhurst Foundation - Public Education Foundation - Tennessee Arts Commisson - UC Foundation

Media Sponsors

Brewer Media - Chattarati - WDEF News 12 - WUTC 88.1

Program Partners

Anonymous Gift - Baylor School - Medium - Olan & Norma Mills II

Book Patrons

L. Hardwick & Kitty Caldwell - Memorial Healthcare System - The University of Tennessee at Chattanooga and the UTC Department of English - Wild Hare Books

AEC is a funded member of Allied Arts of Greater Chattanooga.

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