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Photo and story by LB Rogers / Contributing Writer  Music lovers filled the seats and lined the walls at Station Inn Tuesday night for a Charlie Worsham performance in celebration of the release of his new book, “Follow Your Heart.”  Worsham welcomed audience members to what he has affectionately named Station Inn, “the Sistine Chapel …

Photo and story by Kashima Allen / Contributing Writer Murfreesboro’s Linebaugh Public Library hosted local author Jack Taylor Tuesday, allowing him the chance to sell and sign copies of his newly released book “Overcoming: My Journey from Abject Poverty to the American Dream,” published via CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform. “Overcoming” focuses on the ever-changing hardships …

Photo Courtesy of Flickr Story by Steve Barnum / Staff Writer MTSU is home to many bookworms. One can usually find a student around every corner, swallowed up in a good book. If you want to read more, but aren’t sure what to pick up, check out our new weekly series, “‘What are you reading? Wednesday” to …

“I didn’t want short stories; I wanted to write a novel,” said award-winning novelist Ann Patchett, the keynote speaker for this year’s Southern Literary Festival. Speaking to the crowded Student Union Ballroom, the Nashville author detailed her personal journey as a writer, from her inspirations, to how she ended up speaking at so many university convocations. People …

Minton Sparks SLF

She’s been dubbed everything from the love child of Flannery O’Connor and the ghost of Hank Williams, to the only non-country Country singer. A wearer of many hats, entertainer-writer Minton Sparks brought her artistry to Middle Tennessee State University this weekend for the 2016 Southern Literary Festival with her workshop, “Burn Through Your Story: Come Set Your …

Story by Shaleyn Anderson // Contributing Writer Aziz Ansari’s Modern Romance is an observational analysis on how the task of finding love has evolved over the past 30 years into what we consider now to be “modern dating.” If you are expecting a book full of humorous entries about love based off of the comedian’s typical …