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Chattown Poets Open Mic +

Join us for an open mic followed by Poets in the Round, featuring: Talor Iman, Strawberry, and Jamnjaq; all are members of Rhyme N Chatt Interactive Poetry.

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Enjoy a selection of books from our authors!

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  • The Soubrette

    The Soubrette

    Sassy but sweet, sexy but clean, this novella tackles a big story with Neal’s signature humor and swoon-worthy characters. Think Breakfast at Tiffany’s meets crime story drama. Book description: Chef …Read More »
  • The Rucksack

    The Rucksack

    A short and sweet, feel-good love story by the award-winning author of The Locke Box. When a bike wreck leaves Ginny wondering if she’ll lose her arm, Seth (the guy …Read More »
  • Buckle Pockets

    Buckle Pockets

    Buckle Pockets is the long-awaited sequel to Buckle Pocket! Filled with even sillier rhymes and bizarrely specific illustrations, Buckle Pockets will lead young readers into a strange world of farmer’s …Read More »
  • Murder Intelligently Designed

    Murder Intelligently Designed

    Brenda Bleckard, Bennettville State’s nihilistic biology teacher and tenured cougar, is ready to commit academic mayhem when she hears that fellow teacher, Troy Michaelson, plans to show a movie about …Read More »
  • Non-Prophet Murders: A Grit and Grace Mystery

    Non-Prophet Murders: A Grit and Grace Mystery

    Grace Willis suspects the dramatic death of her minister father was not an accident. She and journalism major, Grit Griffin, while tracking down the serial killer who is targeting preachers, …Read More »

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  • Crazy Buffet: The Fourth Course

    Crazy Buffet: The Fourth Course

    The Fourth in the series of eclectic collections of shorts from a Hixson TN based group writers with different styles, genres, and opinions on the oxford comma. Fantasy, Mystery, Wit, …Read More »
  • Gathering Stones

    Gathering Stones

    Gathering Stones is an exciting trilogy. In A Time to Speak, KB introduces the reader to the folklore that first influenced her reading and fascination with Ireland. However, it was …Read More »
  • Migration


    Migration explores family history, both real and imagined, ranging from slavery and her family’s migration up north to her return. As it is said, African American history is American history. …Read More »
  • Poetry Quarterly Fall 2021

    Poetry Quarterly Fall 2021

    Poetry Quarterly Issue #47 Fall 2021 features fine poetry by three Chattanooga Writers’ Guild members, Chris Wood, KB Ballentine, and Wesley Sims among others.Read More »
  • Take Me To Your Reader: A Corner Scribblers Flash Collection w/ guest author, Dan Hollifield

    Take Me To Your Reader: A Corner Scribblers Flash Collection w/ guest author, Dan Hollifield

    Take me to your reader is a collection of fun, serious and wacky stories centered around a first contact with an alien species. Why? Because…Aliens! Foreword and story contribution “the …Read More »

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