Michael K. Smith Examines the Cross-Pollination of “Bees” and Books

The Spelling Bee in American Culture (excerpt) Michael K. Smith I’m Mike Smith, the Director of this year’s Knoxville Writers’ Guild Spelling Bee. I’ve become interested in researching the history of Spelling Bees and in particular the role of Spelling Bees in contemporary American culture. I’m sure we’re all familiar with the Scripps National Spelling […]

KWG 2017 Spelling Bee

Following the success of the Knoxville Writers’ Guild (KWG) First Spelling Bee, the KWG is happy to announce plans for a second bee, with even more intergenerational and challenging fun. The second Annual Adult Spelling Bee will be held on Thursday, September 7, 2017 at 7:00 pm. The competition will be open to ages 15 […]