Poetry http://wutc.org en Poet Collier Steps Into Studio for ‘Between Beauty & Bedlam’ http://wutc.org/post/poet-collier-steps-studio-between-beauty-bedlam <p></p><p></p><p><a href="http://ichristian3030.blogspot.com/">Christian J. Collier</a>, a Chattanooga poet/musician, knows how to wow a crowd—he’s been invited to <a href="http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OAL0YLbEiI">poetry slams in Atlanta </a>and Nashville, and he hosts a local performance series, The Speakeasy.</p> Thu, 07 Nov 2013 21:58:17 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 29777 at http://wutc.org Poet Collier Steps Into Studio for ‘Between Beauty & Bedlam’ Maurice Manning’s Poetry Explores Changing Southern Landscapes http://wutc.org/post/maurice-manning-s-poetry-explores-changing-southern-landscapes <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Kentucky native <a href="http://www.poetryfoundation.org/bio/maurice-manning">Maurice Manning </a>is in Chattanooga for the <a href="http://southernlitalliance.org/happenings/programs/celebration-of-southern-literature">Celebration of Southern Literature</a> (April 17 – 20), where he was inducted into the prestigious <a href="http://southernlitalliance.org/happenings/programs/celebration-of-southern-literature/fellowship-of-southern-writers">Fellowship of Southern Authors.</a>&nbsp; In this segment, Manning reads a selection from his new yet-to-be published book, talks about working Southern characters and narratives into his poems, and explains why he never met another living poet until he was in college.</span></p><p> Fri, 19 Apr 2013 19:22:55 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 20753 at http://wutc.org Maurice Manning’s Poetry Explores Changing Southern Landscapes Tennessee's Poet Laureate Coming To Chattanooga Feb. 12 http://wutc.org/post/tennessees-poet-laureate-coming-chattanooga-feb-12 <p></p><p>Tennessee’s official Poet Laureate,&nbsp;Margaret Britton Vaughn, will speak at a Chattanooga Writer's Guild meeting at the Downtown Public Library in Chattanooga on February 12th from 6:30 to 8 p.m. &nbsp;The event is free and open to the public.</p><p></p> Mon, 11 Feb 2013 15:42:25 +0000 Michael Edward Miller 17903 at http://wutc.org