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Salon@615 Welcomes Roy Blount, Jr.

Downtown Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219
Nashville Public Library, 615 Church St, Nashville, TN 37219
Tue, Mar 22 6:15 PM
COST: Free + $2.50 online ticket fee if purchased in advance
About Save Room for Pie
In poems and songs, limericks and fake (or sometimes true) news stories, Blount talks about food in surprising and innovative ways, with all the wit and verve that prompted Garrison Keillor, in The Paris Review, to say: "Blount is the best. He can be literate, uncouth and soulful all in one sentence."
About Roy Blount, Jr.
Roy Blount Jr. is the author of twenty-four books, covering subjects from the Pittsburgh Steelers to what dogs are thinking to the ins and outs of etymology. He is a regular panelist on NPR's Wait, Wait ... Don't Tell Me, a member of the American Heritage Dictionary Usage Panel, and a member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. Born in Indianapolis and raised in Decatur, Georgia, he now divides his time between western Massachusetts, New York City and New Orleans, with his wife, the painter Joan Griswold, and their cat, Jimmy.
About Salon@615
Salon@615 is an ongoing partnership between Nashville Public Library, Humanities Tennessee, Nashville Public Library Foundation, BookPage and Parnassus Books, designed to nurture and celebrate the literary life of Nashville by presenting bestselling authors for talks and book signings. Since its inception in early 2011, Salon@615 has become a regular and vital author series on Nashville’s cultural calendar. For more information, visit