Poets for Preservation
Poets for Preservation with Linda Parsons Marion & Laura Still
Saturday, April 12, 2014 | 3:00 AM
Historic Westwood | 3425 Kingston Pike
Linda Parsons Marion is the author of Home Fires (1997), Mother Land (2008), and Bound (2011). Her work has been published in the anthologies Sleeping with One Eye Open: Women Writers and the Art of Survival (1999), Her Words: Diverse Voices in Contemporary Appalachian Women’s Poetry (2002), and Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia (2003).
Laura Still is a Knoxville poet and playwright whose debut collection of poems, Guardian, was released in 2013. She is also author of Acts of the Apostles, 25 one-act plays for children. She is published in numerous anthologies, including New Millennium Writings.
Poets’ love of beauty and the neighborhood are translated into poetry that enchants!
Come join the celebration of Historic Westwood’s opening with the Spring Readings series. Native Knoxville poets, most residing in the area for 30 years, will perform engaging works about history, home, and new beginnings in celebration of the opening of Historic Westwood at 3425 Kingston Pike. Poets will read in pairs on Saturdays at 3 p.m. in April and May as listed below. Refreshments will be served, and guests are welcome to look around the newly restored mansion after the readings.