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Knoxville, TN – April 26, 2024 – The Knoxville Writers Guild (KWG) is proud to present a thought-provoking program titled “Is it your Story to Tell? How Diversity Issues are Impacting Publishing,” scheduled to take place on May 2, 2024, at 7:00 PM at Addison’s Bookstore.

In today’s dynamic publishing landscape, the treatment of racial and ethnic diversity within literary works can significantly influence an author’s journey, from manuscript submission to publication. “Is it your Story to Tell?” delves into the nuances of navigating diversity in writing, offering invaluable insights to writers seeking to craft authentic and inclusive narratives.

Attendees will have the opportunity to gain practical knowledge on identifying and sidestepping common diversity pitfalls that may hinder their creative endeavors. The program promises to equip participants with essential tools for embracing diversity sensitively and effectively within their own writing projects.

Presented by acclaimed freelance writer Patricia Hudson, this event is a must-attend for writers aspiring to foster greater cultural awareness and representation within their literary works. With over three decades of experience in the field, Hudson’s expertise spans an array of genres, from historical preservation to travel writing.

Hudson’s distinguished career includes contributions to esteemed publications such as Country Living, Women’s Sports and Fitness, and Southern Living, where she has captured the essence of diverse cultures and communities across the Southeast and Mid-Atlantic regions. As a member of the American Society of Journalists and Authors, Hudson brings a wealth of knowledge and a keen understanding of the evolving landscape of publishing.

Notable works by Patricia Hudson include “Inns of the Southern Mountains,” “Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia,” and “The Carolinas and the Appalachian States,” among others. Her dedication to amplifying diverse voices and narratives has earned her recognition as a trailblazer in the literary world.

Join us on May 2nd at Addison’s Bookstore for an engaging exploration of diversity in publishing, led by the esteemed Patricia Hudson. Together, let us embark on a journey towards fostering a more inclusive and representative literary landscape.

  •  May 2, 2024
     7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Venue Website:

126 S. Gay St, Knoxville, Tennessee, 37902, United States

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