SAFTA Reading Series


The SAFTA Reading Series is an award-winning literary reading series that is held monthly at 2PM at Bar Marley just outside of downtown Knoxville.

Writers from all over the country are invited to visit and read from their work. Past performers have included Ada Limón, James Arthur, Emilia Phillips, Tiana Clark, Karen Skolfield, Amy Wright, Michael Robins, Chad Davidson, Marilyn Kallet, T.A. Noonan, Karen Craigo, Joseph Bathanti, Jenny Sadre-Orafai, and Leigh Anne Hornfeldt.

Here's our future schedule of readings:

March 12th: Gary McDowell, Shevaun Brannigan, & Christina Seymour

April 9th: Lindsey Tigue, Rosalie Moffatt, & Arthur Smith

May 7th: Kathy Fagan, Danielle Hanson, & Jennifer Jackson Berry

June 18: Gemma Cooper-Novack, Adam Hughes, & Kevin Canty

July 16: Daniel Crocker, James Brubaker, & TBD

SAFTA also occasionally hosts HOLLER SALON, a series of mixed medium readings, discussion, film showings, and more at Firefly Farms.

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