Friends of Rivendell
We are proud to collaborate with the exceptional literary programs offered by the University of the South.
Sewanee Review — The oldest continuously published literary quarterly in the nation.
Sewanee School of Letters — An innovative summers-only Master’s Degree program offering the MA in English and MFA in Creative Writing.
Sewanee Writers’ Conference — A literary conference
We also support the following publications, nonprofits, and businesses that encourage and contribute to the literary life and Southern culture.
Parnassus Books — Nashville’s independent, local bookseller co-owned by bestselling author, Ann Patchett, and publishing veteran, Karen Hayes.
The Porch Writers’ Collective — Nashville’s only center for writing, The Porch aims to inspire, educate, and connect writers of all ages through classes, youth outreach programs, and events.
Southern Foodways Alliance — Documenting, studying, and celebrating the diverse food cultures of the changing American South.
Southern Lit Alliance — Engaging readers and writers through educational enrichment in local schools and innovative library arts experiences in Chattanooga, Tennessee.