Meacham Writers Workshop en Off the Shelf: C&R Press Publisher Seeks Community Involvement <p></p><p>Chad Prevost runs <a href="">C&amp;R Press</a>, a Chattanooga-based, nonprofit book publishing company.&nbsp; Prevost and C&amp;R authors are keeping busy with the Fusebox reading series, the <a href="">Meacham Writers’ Workshop,</a> and more.&nbsp; For Prevost, it’s not enough to put books on a shelf—he also wants his company to be an active part of the community.</p> Mon, 21 Oct 2013 15:49:41 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 28985 at Teddy Wayne Invents 'Jonny Valentine,' A Tween Idol For Adults <p></p><p><a href="">Teddy Wayne's</a> novel <a href="">The Love Song Of Jonny Valentine</a> is a deft mix of pop-culture criticism and slick literary craft. &nbsp;Jonny, the protagonist/narrator, is a tween singer similar to Justin Bieber, and he's savvy enough to understand he exists solely as a marketing tool. &nbsp;Only eleven years old, his star is already fading. &nbsp;The novel is meant <span style="line-height: 1.5;">for adults—it’s a scathing satire of the music industry's hype machine. &nbsp;Critics<a href="">&nbsp;are praising it.</a>&nbsp;&nbsp;</span></p><p> Fri, 15 Mar 2013 18:07:50 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 19329 at Teddy Wayne Invents 'Jonny Valentine,' A Tween Idol For Adults