Annotations at Cheekwood

Attention all readers and book lovers: Cheekwood has a special series of literary programs just for you. Join us in the Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden to listen as celebrated local authors share their stories, describe their processes and offer ‘behind-the-text’ accounts of their work. On August 8, J.T. Ellison will be the featured speaker. 

This event is offered in partnership with Parnassus Books in Green Hills.

  • Sigourney Cheek Literary Garden (map)

Writerspace Beach Party Online Chat

Join us at ( for the 2014 End-of-the-Summer Beach Blowout

I'll be giving chatting from 8:30-9:00 pm Eastern time, and giving away an ebook of WHEN SHADOWS FALL and an ARC of THE LOST KEY!


Nashville - Southern Festival of Books

Save the date! The Southern Festival of Books is October 10-12, 2014. 

Humanities Tennessee's Southern Festival of Books was first held in Nashville on the second full weekend in October in 1989, and has been held annually on the same weekend since then. It is one of the first book festivals of its kind, a true celebration of the written word,and has inspired hundreds of similar book festivals throughout the nation and beyond. 

The festival is free and open to the public. No advance registration or tickets are required. All seating is on a first-come basis.

San Diego - The Military Book Fair

The Military Book Fair is scheduled for Nov 8, 2014 and will feature top authors and celebrities including Lee Child, James Rollins, Michael Connelly, Catherine Coulter, the CEO of the USO, a NATO Command Flag Admiral and many others.

  • USS Midway Museum (map)