Monday, September 22, 2014

‘Underground Nashville’ novelist kicks off ‘Howlin’ After Dark’ Oct. 3

Sept. 22, 2014
Media Contact: Joan Brasher,

David M.Carew will kick off an evening of spoken word when he reads from his novel Everything Means Nothing to Me: A Novel of Underground Nashville on Friday, Oct. 3, 7-9 p.m., at Howlin’ Books
Author David Carew

The Nashville public relations specialist and copywriter has penned two noir-style novels that explore Nashville’s dark underbelly.

Carew anchors the October installment of Howlin’ After Dark: Emerging Voices series, which celebrates the Nashville literary scene, independent booksellers and the spoken word. 

Carew will be followed by a curated line-up of emerging writers who are participants of Merrill Farnsworth’s popular creative writing groups, The Writing Circle
Tara Lacey

They are: Tara Lacey, Sharon Reddick and Joan Yordy.
The theme of the evening is October Road: Changing Light, Shades of Red and Strange Brews.” 

 The series wraps up for the fall on Nov. 7 with Nashville songwriting legend David Olney headlining. 

Sharon Reddick
Howlin’ After Dark is free and open to the public. It is not an open mic night.  

Attendees are welcome to BYOB or purchase refreshments at the in-store Frothy Monkey. 

The store will be open and attendees are encouraged to browse the new and pre-loved books and music.

The series is presented by The Writing Circle founder Merrill Farnsworth; and Howlin’ Books owners Jessica Kimbrough and Gwil Owen.  
Joan Yordy

It is held first Fridays in the spring and fall at Howlin’ Books (inside Grimey’s Too) at 1702 8th Ave. South. Past readers include Ashley Cleveland, Tommy Womack, Phil Madiera, Bill DeMain (a.k.a., Sterling Huck), River Jordan, Jane Sevier and many more.

More about the Writing Circle
Merrill Farnsworth is a published author, poet, painter and therapist. She has written jingles for top national brands and lyrics for award-winning recording artists. In the Writing Circle, she invites the muse through unique creative writing exercises, prompts, music and contemplative practices. Each circle is comprised of four to six writers and has a different theme, including memoir, journaling, dream-writing and fiction. The circles meet twice a month. Learn more at