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Eads, Ora W. / poetry / 804 W. Hemlock St. LaFollette, TN 37766

  • The honeyed sourwood tree 1981
  

Earl, Terrance / fiction / Dandridge

  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Earley, Tony / fiction / Nashville

  • Here we are in Paradise (stories) 1994
  • Jim the boy (novel) 2000
  • Somehow form a family (stories) 2001
 

Easson, Roger E. / editor, publisher / Memphis

  • piece (fiction) in Homeworks 1996
 

Eberhardt, Clifford / fiction / Chattanooga

  • Out of Chattanooga: the Bessie Smith story 1993
 

Edwards, Bryan /

  • Lips 2005
 

Edwards, Funson /

  • Folksy sketches from Appalachia 1985
 

Edwards, Thomas M. / Fairfield Glade

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Elliott, Thornton / fiction / prisoner, NE Correctional Center, Mountain City, TN

  • Hard guy 1992
 

Ellis, Neal (ed) / poetry / 3561 Hanna Dr. Memphis, TN 38128

  • Barefoot, no. 1, Spring, 1965-
 

Eng, Steve / 1940- / history, poetry, prose

  • Jesse James and Bill Ryan at Nashville 1981
  • Alias Woodson and Howard : an original dramatic script 1983
 

Epperson, Clara Cox / poetry and prose / lived in Cookeville (TTU)

  • Scraps of verse and prose from heartsease 1973
 

Fabio, Sarah Webster / b. Nashville 1928 / poetry / African American / Boss soul

  • Jujus 1976
  • Together 1977
  • Soul ain't, soul is
  • Black is a panther caged
  • A mirror a soul
 

Fansler, Kenneth G. / poetry / Nashville

  • An angel for all seasons (poetry and prose) 1992
 

Farris, Jack / 1921- 1998 / fiction

  • The family Holvak (TV drama) 1975
  • The greatest gift (screenplay) 1975
  • Into thy narrow bed (drama, early 1980s)
  • Me and Gallagher: a novel 1982
  • piece in Homewords 1986
  • The abiding gospel of Claude Dee Moran, Jr.: a novel 1987
  • Keeping the faith 1990
  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Farris, John / 1936- / b.MO / lived Memphis / fiction

  • Sharp practice 1974
  • The fury 1976
  • All heads turn when the hunt goes by 1977
  • Dear dead delilah (movie script) 19?
  • Catacombs 1981
  • The uninvited 1982
  • Son of the endless night 1985
  • Minotaur 1985
  • Wildwood 1986
  • Nightfall 1987
  • Scare tactics 1988
  • The axeman cometh 1989
  • Friends 1990
  • Sacrifice 1994
  • Dragonfly 1995
  • Soon she will be gone 1997
  • The fury and the terror 2001
 

Fenner, David K. / fiction / Elizabethton

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Flowers, Arthur (A.R.) / fiction / native of Memphis, lives NYC

  • De mojo blues 1986
  • Another good loving blues 1994
  • Cleveland Lee's Beale Street band 1995
 

Flynn, David / short fiction, poetry / P.O. Box 150954 Nashville, TN 37215

Floyd, James C. / poetry / screenwriting / Nashville

  • Some gentle, moving thing 1982
  • By & by (play)
 

Folks, Jeffrey J. / poetry / Knoxville

  • The first of September: poems
 

Foltz-Gray, Daniel / fiction / Harriman (Roane State)

  • piece in Homewords 1986
  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Foltz-Gray, Dorothy / short fiction, poetry / 5900 Wade Lane Knoxville, TN 37912

  • piece in Homewords 1986
  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Foote, Shelby / b. MS / lives Memphis / fiction

  • September, September 1977
  • Tournament 1987
  • Chickamauga and other Civil War stories 1993
 

Ford, Jesse Hill / 1928- / b. AL / lived Nashville / fiction

  • The raider 1975
 

Frazier, Levi, Jr. / drama, poetry, fiction / writer in residence at Blues City Cultural Center, Memphis

  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Friedman, Kinky / fiction (mysteries) / lives Nashville

  • Sold American 1973
  • Greenwich killing time 1986
  • A case of Lone Star 1987
  • When the cat's away 1988
  • Frequent flyer 1989
  • Musical chairs 1991
  • Elvis, Jesus and Coca Cola 1993
  • Armadillos and old lace 1994
  • God bless John Wayne 1995
  • Love song of J. Edgar Hoover 1996 (audio)
  • Road kill 1997
  • Blast from the past 1998
  • Eat, drink and be kinky 1999
  • Spanking Watson 1999
  • The mile high club 2000
  • Steppin' on a rainbow 2001
 

Gafford, Charlotte / poetry / 221 Lauderdale Road Nashville TN 37205

  • The pond woman 1989
 

Garrett, Leslie / novels, short stories / Knoxville

  • In the country of desire 1992
 

Gayden, Hamilton / fiction / Nashville judge

  • To circle the cross 1986
 

Gentry, Curtis Gavin / 1891- / poetry, fiction / Knox County

  • The harp of life (poetry) 1973
  • Gardens immortal (novel) 1976
 

Gilbert, El / poetry / P.O. Box 198197 Nashville, TN 37219-8197

  • Lion's share 1991
 

Giovanni, Nikki / 1943- / Knoxville / African American / poetry, essays, childrens books

  • Re:creation 1970
  • Spin a soft black song (children's poetry) 1971
  • Gemini (essays) 1971
  • My house 1972
  • Ego tripping and other poems for young readers 1974
  • Women and the men 1975
  • Cotton candy on a rainy day 1978
  • Those who ride the night winds 1983
  • Sacred cows -- and other edibles 1988
  • Grandmothers 1994
  • Selected poems 1996
  • The genie in the jar 1996
  • Blues: for all the changes 1999
  • Grandfathers 1999
 

Glaser, Isabel J. / poetry, fiction / 5383 Mason Road Memphis, TN 38120-1707

  • Old visions, new dreams 1977
  • Dreams of glory: poems starring girls 1995
 

Glass, Malcolm / poetry / P.O. Box 137 Clarksville, TN 37041-0137 / teacher, Austin Peay

  • Wiggins poems 1984
  • Bone love (poetry) 1978
  • In the shadow of the gourd 1989
  • Grab me a bus
 

Glaze, Andrew / b. TN / grew up Birmingham, AL / poetry /

  • Damned ugly children 1966
  • Someone will go on owing: collected poems 1966-1996 1998
 

Glaze, Eleanor / 1930- / short fiction, screenplays / b.MO / lives Raleigh, TN

  • Fear and tenderness 1973
  • Jaiyavara 1988
  • The embrace and stories 1970
  • Under a green moon
 

Gobbell, Phyllis / short fiction / some juvenile works / native Tennessean, lives Nashville

  • Like a promise 1983
  • In search of a quiet place 1986
  • piece in Homeworks 1996
  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Goller, Josef / Nashville resident

  • From within the walls 1991
 

Gordon, Caroline / 1895- 1981 / b. KY / lived Clarksville

  • The glory of Hera 1972
  • Collected stories 1981
 

Gore, Jeanne Guerrero / poetry / Nashville

  • piece in Homewords 1986
 

Gough, Herbert F. / fiction / Ooltewah

  • Roger Despard, his odyssey 1978
 

Graves, Roy Neil / poetry / University of Tennessee at Martin, Department of English Martin, TN 38238

  • Medina and other poems 1976
  • Somewhere on the interstate 1987
  • Always at home here : poems & insights from six Tennessee poets 1997
 

Green, Connie Jordan / fiction, poetry / some juvenile works / Lenoir City

  • The war at home (juvenile) 1989
  • Emmy (juvenile) 1992
  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Griffin, Brian / short stories / Knoxville

  • Training to be an astronaut
  • Sparkman in the sky & other stories 1997
 

Grisham, John / fiction / Memphis lawyer

  • A time to kill 1989
  • The firm 1991
  • Pelican brief 1992
  • The client 1993
  • The chamber 1994
  • The rainmaker 1995
  • The runaway jury 1996
  • The partner 1997
  • The street lawyer 1998
  • The testament 1999
  • The brethren 2000
  • A painted house 2001
 

Gunn, Richard M. "Pek" / poetry / Tumbling Creek / Tennessee poet laureate l970

  • Keep on Laughing 1975
 

Hahn, Elizabeth / poetry?, childrens books / c/o Film House 230 Cumberland Bend Nashville, TN 37228

  • Out of plumb 1992
  • Kindred
 

Haley, Alex / 1921-1992 / history, fiction / b., lived Henning, TN

  • Roots 1976
  • A different kind of Christmas 1988
  • Mama Flora's family: a novel 1988
 

Hall, Tom T. / fiction, music / b. Olive Hill, KY, resides Franklin

  • Laughing man of Woodmont Coves 1982
  • Spring Hill, TN: a novel 1990
  • The acts of life : tales 1986
  • The essential Tom T. Hall 20th anniversary collection 1988
  • What a book: a novel 1996
  • The best of Tom T. Hall 2000
 

Hamblen, Lynda / poetry / Union City

  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Hamilton, Celeste (Jane Powell) / fiction / Chattanooga

  • Torn asunder (novel) 1987
  • Silent partner 1988
  • Face value (novel) 1989
  • Don't look back 1991
  • Baby it's you 1991
  • Single father (novel) 1992
  • Father figure (novel) 1992
  • Child of dreams 1993
  • No place to hide 1993
  • Sally Jane got married 1994
  • Which way is home 1994
  • The daddy quest 1995
  • A family home 1995
  • When Mac met Hailey 1996
  • Honeymoon ranch 1998
  • A father for her baby 1999
  • Her wildest wedding dream 2000
 

Hanks, Lindsey / fiction

  • Savage surrender 1986
  • Outlaw lover (novel) 1990
  • Long Texas might (novel) 1991
  • Nevada ecstasy (novel) 1992
  • Long Virginia nights (novel) 1992
 

Hardin, Jeff / poetry / Savannah

  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Harmon, Georganne / poetry / Nashville

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Harris, Charlaine / mysteries / Memphian

  • Sweet and deadly 1981
  • A secret rage 1984
  • Real murders 1990
  • A bone to pick 1992
  • Three bedrooms, one corpse 1994
  • The julius house 1995
  • Dead over heels 1996
  • Shakespeare's landlord 1996
  • Shakespeare's champion 1997
  • Shakespeare's Christmas 1998
  • A fool and his honey 1999
  • Shakespeare's trollop 2000
  • Dead until dark 2001
 

Harris, Richard / drama, screenplays, childrens books, poetry / Nashvillian

  • Two and two make sex (drama) 1974
  • Who goes bare? (drama) 1974
  • With fervor and convictions 1991
 

Harris, Stewart / poetry, fiction / b. AL, lives TN

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Harrison, Ira E. / poetry / Knoxville (University of TN)

  • Theylm: peautiful black women
  • Pop: poems on parenting
  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Hastings, Mary / fiction / Petersburg

  • The sound of death (novel) 2002
 

Hatchey, J. Edward / fiction / Memphis

  • Gayoso Bayou (novel) 1982
 

Hawkes, Judith / fiction

  • Julian's house (novel) 1989
  • My soul to keep 1996
  • Heart of a witch 1998
 

Hayden, Robert E. / poetry / African American (Fisk)

  • American journal: poems 1982
  • Angle of ascent 1975
  • Collected poems 1985
  • Words in the mourningtime 1970
 

Hays, Tony / history, mysteries, short stories

  • Murder in the Latin quarter 1993
  • Murder on the twelfth night 1993
  • On the banks of the river : a history of Hardin County, TN 1996
  • Shiloh stories: fact, fiction, & folklore from the Battle of Shiloh 2000
  • The trouble with patriots 2003
  • The killing way 2009
  • The divine sacrifice 2010
 

Hemphill, Paul / fiction / Tennessee native

  • Good old boys 1974
  • Long gone: a novel 1979
  • The sixkiller chronicles 1985
  • King of the road 1989
 

Henderson, Jerry / drama / Cookeville

  • A little box of winter seed (drama) 1975
 

Hernton, Calvin C. / b. Chattanooga 1933 / poetry / African American

  • Scarecrow 1974
  • Medicine man 1976
 

Herring, Robert / fiction / Murfreesboro (Middle Tennessee State University)

  • Hub (novel) 1981
  • McCampbell's war (novel) 1986
 

Herrington, Jerri / fiction

  • Her father's daughter 1991
  • Flashback 1993
  • Silena 1993
 

Hess, Errol / poetry / 245 McDowell St. Bristol, TN 37620

  • A gathering at the forks (anthology)
 

Hess, Tina / poetry / b. Cincinnati, lives TN / recipient of the President's Award for Literary Excellence 2002, by Cader Publishing

  • Litter Eight: a collection of poetry (forthcoming)
  • "Hospitals Smell Like Death" in Mocha Memoirs, May, 2002
  • "Illusions of Grandeur" in Niederngasse, April, 2002
  • "Steps to be Like Him" in Poetic Voices, August, 2001
  • "I am Daisy" in RetortMagazine, July, 2002
  • "Spotted Pony Bantu" in RetortMagazine, July, 2001
  • "Street Walker" in RetortMagazine, July, 2001
  • "Hungry Desire" in RetortMagazine, July, 2001
  • "Poets Lair" in Black Creek Review, July, 2001
  • "Mother" in Black Creek Review, July, 2001
  • "Bus to Seks Street" in Thuder Sandwich, June, 2001
  • "Lady Morning" in Reflections, May, 2001
  • "Fog Haiku" in Reflections, May, 2001
 

Hester, Lawrence / poetry / lives Putnam County

  • Within these hills: my almanac of Tennessee verse 1971
  • Poetry in the Upper Cumberland 1990
 

Hickman, Martha W. / self help, fiction / 2034 Castleman Dr. Nashville, TN 37215

  • Fullness of time: short stories of women and aging 1990
  • Such good people 1996
 

Hicks, Freeman N. / poetry / 438 North Willow Ave. Cookeville, TN 38501

  • Tennessee verse 1982
 

Hicks, Jane / poetry / NE TN native, lives Sullivan County

 

Hill, William / fiction / Nashville

  • Dawn of the vampire 1991
  • Vampire's kiss
 

Hirsch, Virginia R. and Eugene H. Hirsch / poetry, songs / Big Sandy

  • Heart country, too (poetry) 1986
 

Holladay, Cary C. / 1958- / fiction / Rhodes College, Department of English, 2000 North Parkway Memphis, TN 38112

  • The people down south 1989
  • The place of wasted footsteps: stories 1998
 

House, Tom / poetry / Nashville ?

  • piece in Homeworks 1996
 

Howard, Elizabeth / poetry / Crossville

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Hunter, David / 1947- / true crime, fiction / Knox County

  • The jigsaw man 1991
  • Homicide game 1994
  • The dancing savior 1999
  • A whiff of garlic 2000
 

Huntley, David / poetry / Nashville

  • piece in Homewords 1986
 

Hutton, Roy E. / middle TN native

  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Hyde, James S. / poetry / Chattanooga?

  • December's poems 1973
  • Wildwood wonder 1973
  • Afterthoughts 1983
 

Hyman, Jackie (Jacqueline Diamond) / 1949- / mysteries, romance novels / former Nashvillian

 

under Hyman:

  • The eyes of a stranger (mystery) 1987
  • Echoes (mystery) 1990
 

under Diamond:

  • Lady in disguise (romance) 1983
  • A lady of letters (romance) 1983
  • Song for a lady (romance) 1983
  • The forgetful lady (romance) 1984
  • The day dreaming lady (romance) 1985
  • Flight of magic (romance) 1989
  • Old dreams, new dreams (romance) 1991
  • The trouble with Tenny (romance) 1992
  • A dangerous guy (romance) 1993
  • The runaway bride 1995
  • Yours, mine and ours 1996
  • One husband too many 1996
  • Dear lonely in LA 1996
  • The cowboy and the heiress 1996
  • Sandra and the scoundrel 1997
  • Million dollar mommy 1997
  • And the bride vanishes 1997
  • Daddy warlock 1997
  • The cowboy and the gunshot bride 1998
  • Mistletoe daddy 1999
  • Let's make a baby 1999
  • His secret son 1999
  • Assignment: groom 1999
  • Kidnapped? 1999
  • Captured by a sheik 2000
  • I do! I do! 2000
  • Kiss a handsome stranger 2001
  • Bride's suprise (novella) 2001
 

Ingram, Bowan / fiction / Lebanon and Gordonsville

  • Light as the morning 1972
  • Milbry: a novel 1972
 

Insignares, Harriette / poetry / P.O. Box 41644 Nashville, TN 372204-1644 / teacher, Tennessee State University

  • A salute to the heroes of Desert Storm 1991
 

Irvin, Susie Sims / poetry / Williamson County

  • Shhh... it's time for the devotional 1993
  • Falls even now the seed 1993
  • piece in Tennessee landscapes, people & places 1996
 

Jackson, Richard / poetry / University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, Department of English, Chattanooga, TN 37403

  • Dismantling time 1988
  • Worlds apart 1989
  • Alive all day 1992
  • Part of the story 1983
  • Always at home here : poems & insights from six Tennessee poets 1997
  • Heartwall 2000
 

Jarman, Mark / poetry / Vanderbilt University, Department of English, Box 127 B, Nashville, TN 37235

  • North sea 1978
  • The rote walker 1981
  • Far and away 1985
  • Black Riviera 1990
  • Iris 1992
  • The reaper essays 1996 (Robert McDowell, co-author)
  • Rebel angels: 25 poets of the new formalism 1996 (David Mason, co-editor)
  • Questions for Ecclesiastes (poetry) 1997
  • Unholy sonnets: poems 2000
 

Johnson, Buddy / fiction / Johnson City

  • Silver in the Unaka (novel) 1989
 

Johnson, Don / poetry

  • Watauga drawdown 1990
  • The importance of visible scars 1984
 

Johnson, Don Allen / poetry / b. Chattanooga 1942 / African American

 

Jones, Charlene / fiction / Old Hickory?

  • Mama, sing Old Shep 1996
 

Jones, Del "Abe" / poetry / P.O. Box 110865 Nashville TN 37222

  • The world -- war -- freedom and more 1991
 

Jones, Madison / 1925- / fiction / Nashville

  • A cry of absence (novel) 197l
  • Passage through Gehenna (novel) 1978
  • Season of the strangler (novel) 1982
  • Last things: a novel 1989
  • An exile 1990
  • To the winds 1996
  • Nashville 1864: a novel 1997
 

Jordan, Jeff / fiction / native of Willuamson County

  • Beyond the rainbow 1993
 

Judd, Cameron / fiction

  • Devil wire 1981
  • Bad night at Dry Creek 1981
  • Jerusalem camp 1989
  • Bitterroot 1989
  • Corrigan 1989
  • Timber Creek 1989
  • Mr. Littlejohn 1990
  • Show sky 1990
  • Treasure of Jericho Mountain 1990
  • Hanging in Leadville 1991
  • Beggar's gulch 1991
  • Caine's trail 1991
  • Overmountain men 1991
  • Cherokee Joe 1992
  • Fiddler and McCan 1992
  • Renegade lawmen 1992
  • The border men 1992
  • Confederate gold 1993
  • Cane break men 1993
  • Brazos 1994
  • Crockett of Tennessee 1994
  • Boone 1995
  • The bridge burners 1995
  • Passage to Natchez 1996
  • The shadow warriors 1997
  • The phantom legion 1997
  • Season of reckoning 1997
  • Texas freedom 1998
  • The border men 2000
  • Firefall 2000
  • The quest of Brady Kenton 2001

 

Updated January 21, 2010

 

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