Jeff Daniel Marion -- 2011 James Still Award for Writing About the Appalachian South recipient -- has published eight poetry collections, four poetry chapbooks and a children’s book, Hello, Crow. His poems have appeared in The Southern Review, Southern Poetry Review, Shenandoah, Atlanta Review, Epoch and Tar River Poetry, among others. From 1975-80, he founded and edited The Small Farm, a distinguished regional poetry journal. In 1978, Marion received the first Literary Fellowship awarded by the Tennessee Arts Commission. Ebbing & Flowing Springs: New and Selected Poems and Prose, 1976-2001 won the 2004 Independent Publisher Award in Poetry and was named Appalachian Book of the Year by the Appalachian Writers Association. His newest collection, Father, was published in 2009 by Wind Publications. Marion currently serves as the Jack E. Reese Writer-in-Residence for the University of Tennessee Libraries, Knoxville.

Speaking Schedule

Thursday, April 14
3:30 - 3:45 PM
Reading and acceptance of the James Still Award for Writing About the Appalachian South


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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