April 18, 2017

Anyone who has spent anytime around So Lit in the past 7 years has probably run into Ann Johnson. Ann is the Director of Operations, which entails everything from database maintenance to addressing envelopes! Ann keeps this place running, and we are so grateful for her...

April 4, 2017

Southern Lit Alliance loves its volunteers!

Jessica York is So Lit’s newest UTC intern, and she has been helping out with everything from writing to database entry and everything in between! Majoring in psychology with a minor in creative writing, Jessica brings a uniqu...

March 21, 2017

Young Southern Student Writers (YSSW) is more than just an annual writing competition. It is a chance for emerging creatives in the greater Chattanooga area to get their start. On April 11, hundreds of K-12 students will fill the Tivoli to receive their awards for orig...

March 7, 2017

It’s an exciting time to be working at So Lit. With Young Southern Student Writers just around the corner, another Southbound event at the beginning of April, and some big plans for the summer and fall, we are busily preparing for a year of exciting, educational events...

March 1, 2017

Howard Brown, one of our fabulous board members, is a published poet and storyteller! Recently, Howard’s poems “Obliquity,” “Rescued,” and “Bad Kitty” were included in the 81st edition of Burningword Journal in January! Our volunteer media coordinator David Haynes had...

May 10, 2016

It's our last SOUTH BOUND lecture of 2016, and we're lightening the mood!  Over the past few months, we have been challenged to think critically about heritage, history, and even climate. On May 20th, Harrison Scott Key’s South Bound lecture will be something of a pale...

March 31, 2016

While Gold Fame Citrus is about natural disaster and energy crises, author Claire Vaye Watkins seems more interested in humanity’s ability to create new beginnings. For those who saw the 2015 blockbuster Mad Max: Fury Road prior to reading Gold Fame Citrus, this novel...

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