PROGRAM: Salon@615

Presented by:
Humanities Tennessee
Local Partner: Libraries, Nonprofits, Other Subject: Literacy, Other, Varies Audience: All

Salon@615 is an ongoing partnership between Nashville Public Library, Nashville Public Library Foundation, Parnassus Books and Humanities Tennessee designed to nurture and celebrate the literary life of Nashville by presenting bestselling authors for talks and book signings. Since its inception in early 2011, Salon@615 has become a regular and vital author series on Nashville’s cultural calendar.

Upcoming Speakers

July 13th- Roxane Gay

Location: Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave.
Roxane Gay is the author of Bad Feminist, which was a New York Times bestseller; the novel An Untamed State; the short story collections Difficult Women and Ayiti; and World of Wakanda for Marvel. She is a contributing opinion writer for the New York Times, and has written for Time, McSweeney’s, the Virginia Quarterly Review, The Nation, The Rumpus, Bookforum, and Salon.

July 18th- Alan Alda

Location: Ingram Hall, Blair School of Music, 2400 Blakemore Ave.
Alan Alda has earned international recognition as an actor, writer, and director. He has won 7 Emmy Awards, received 3 Tony nominations, and was nominated for an Academy Award for his role in The Aviator. He’s the author of 2 bestselling books, Never Have Your Dog Stuffed: And Other Things I’ve Learned and Things I Overheard While Talking to Myself.