Tocknell’s Award-Winning Memoir Explores Nashville’s Confederate Streets

Erin E. Tocknell is an author and a teacher who lives in Chattanooga.  She grew up in Nashville, and her book Confederate Streets is partly history, partly personal narrative, exploring the legacy of civil rights and issues of class and race in Nashville.  The book won the Social Justice and Equity Award in Creative Non-Fiction from Benu Press.

Listen to an interview with Tocknell.

If you’d like to meet the author, she has a book signing on Saturday, July 23rd at Wild Hare Books on Signal Mountain.  The signing starts at 2 p.m.


Listen to Tocknell reading an excerpt from her book, Confederate Streets.


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2 Responses to “Tocknell’s Award-Winning Memoir Explores Nashville’s Confederate Streets”

  1. Sara Says:

    Great interview! I’ve read the book, and I highly recommend it.

  2. a little media attention… « Erin E. Tocknell Says:

    […] link is here, and you can also listen to an excerpt of me reading from “Our Most Segregated […]

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