May 20, 2022

Tennessee: Williamson County Public Library’s Publishing Imprint Prepares to Release Second Book

From The Tennessean:

Academy Park Press, an imprint of the Williamson County Public Library, will release its second book, “Bullets and Bayonets: A Battle of Franklin Primer,” during a special event set for 2-4 p.m. Oct. 12 at the library.

The book, especially written for youth, is a sesquicentennial project of the Battle of Franklin. The project was a collaborative creation by library staff, with text written and compiled by Leesa Harmon, Julie Duke and historian Lawrence C. Duke.


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See Also: “Bullets and Bayonets” Book Release Party

See Also: The Public Library as Publisher (via LJ; March 26, 2014)
Jennifer Koerber’s article includes a section about Academy Park Press.

See Also: Williamson County Public Library Prepares to Launch Book Publishing Arm (December 6, 2013)

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