Nashville Public Library presents Nashville Writers Circle, hosted by John Seigenthaler and Will Akers. This month’s guest authors are Becca Stevens and E. Thomas Wood.
Books to be discussed:
Snake Oil, by Becca Stevens
An assortment of E. Thomas Wood’s local history articles (PDF)
Becca Stevens is an Episcopal priest and the founder of Nashville’s Magdalene, a residential community that provides housing, medical attention, education and employment opportunities to marginalized women.
She will discuss her new book Snake Oil, which details her experiences as founder of Magdalene and Thistle Farms, two nonprofits that help give purpose and healing to women who have endured sex trafficking, prostitution and sexual abuse.
E. Thomas Wood
E. Thomas Wood is a writer living in Nashville, his hometown. His books include Nashville: An American Self-Portrait (co-edited with John Egerton) and Karski: How One Man Tried to Stop the Holocaust. Tom’s investigative, business and historical journalism has appeared in The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and numerous other newspapers and magazines. He is presently at work on a biography of Frank Maxwell Andrews, the Nashville native and American general for whom Andrews Air Force Base is named. Tom is a graduate of Vanderbilt University and holds an M.Phil. degree in European Studies from the University of Cambridge.