Author and illustrator visits have the power to change lives. To find Midsouth authors and illustrators, you may visit the SCBWI’s Midsouth Speakers Bureau.
Midsouth is also happy to provide the following list of published authors and illustrators from Tennessee and Kentucky who maintain a website and have expressed interest in receiving invitations. The list is restricted to those authors and illustrators whose work has appeared in at least one children’s book, magazine, movie, or play in return for compensation.
To discuss a potential appearance, visit the person’s website and use the contact information supplied there.
For suggestions on ways to help pay for a school visit, please see Funding a School Visit.
|City/State||Author or Illustrator||Website/Contact Info|
|Chattanooga, Tennessee||Rita Lorraine Hubbard||ritahubbard.com|
|Franklin, Tennessee||Kathleen Davis||kathleendavisbooks.com|
|Franklin, Tennessee||Rachel Tawil Kenyon||happywithabook.com|
|Franklin, Tennessee||Donna Murphy||kingslandtales.com|
|Franklin, Tennessee||Dorena Williamson||dorenawilliamson.com|
|LaGrange, Kentucky||Jean Matthew Hall||jeanmatthewhall.com|
|Louisville, Kentucky||Lynn Slaughter||lynnslaughter.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Ana Aranda||anaranda.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Kimberly Dana||kimberlydana.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Donna G. Driver||dgdriver.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Caroline Brooks DuBois||carolinebrooksdubois.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Susan Eaddy||susaneaddy.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Diane Telgen||dianetelgen.com|
|Nashville, Tennessee||Jessica Young||jessicayoungbooks.com|
|Sevierville, Tennessee||Debbie Dadey||debbiedadey.com|