Author Tayari Jones Visits Baylor Classes


Author Tayari Jones Visits Baylor Classes

Baylor was one of a dozen area high schools that partnered with the Chattanooga State Community College Humanities department for a city-wide read of nationally-acclaimed author Tayari Jones’ novel, Silver Sparrow, this spring. Ms. Jones visited the campus Monday, speaking to members of Chris Watkins’ English class who had read the novel. 
Ms. Jones is also the author of Leaving Atlanta, The Untelling, and An American Marriage. Her writing has appeared in Tin House, The Believer, The New York Times, and Callaloo. A member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, she has also been a recipient of the Hurston/Wright …

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