SAFTA Reading Series
The SAFTA Reading Series is an award-winning literary reading series that is held monthly at 2PM at Hexagon Brewing Co. just outside of downtown Knoxville.
Writers from all over the country are invited to visit and read from their work. Past performers have included Ada Limón, Chen Chen, Kathy Fagan, James Arthur, Emilia Phillips, Tiana Clark, Karen Skolfield, Amy Wright, Michael Robins, Chad Davidson, T.A. Noonan, Karen Craigo, Joseph Bathanti, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, and Jasmine An.
Here's our future schedule of readings:
January 28: Mike Martin, Ellen D. Goldstein, & Samantha Edmonds
February 10: TA Noonan, Amorak Huey, Stephanie McCarley Dugger -- Eat, Bray, Love Holler Salon
February 18: Jocelyn Heath, Tasha Carter, Courtney Brown
March 25: Sonja Livingston, Danny Caine, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, Allison Coffelt
April 15: Maggie Blake Bailey, Rae Hoffman Jager, Katherine Bell
May 6: Michelle Menting, Cassie Pruyn, & Pamela Schoenwalt
Interested in reading for the Sundress Reading Series? We are currently hosting a contest for emerging writers. You can find out more here.
SAFTA also occasionally hosts HOLLER SALON, a series of mixed medium readings, discussion, film showings, and more at Firefly Farms.
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