How the Federal Government Saved Literature in TennesseeBy Margaret RenklLiterary Hub, 4 May 2017
In 2009, on New Year’s Day, I got fired from my job as the book-page editor of the Nashville Scene. I was standing in line at Target when the paper’s editor-in-chief called my cell and got right to the point: “We’re canceling the book section,” he said. “I’m sorry, but I have to let you go.”
“OK,” I said.
“Happy New Year,” he said.