Monday, February, 12, 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Ray Zimmerman edits the Chattanooga Chat, newsletter of the Tennessee Ornithological Society, Chattanooga Chapter, and publishes The New Writer, an occasional newsletter featuring poetry, short prose, book reviews, and announcements of local writing events. He is a former president of the Chattanooga Writers Guild and won Second Place in the 2007 Poetry Contest of the Tennessee Writers Alliance. He is the Executive Editor of Southern Light: Twelve Contemporary Southern Poets, and author of the poetry chapbook First Days. His poetry, nonfiction, and photography have appeared in regional and national publications. He has appeared as a storyteller and a performance poet at numerous Chattanooga area events.