Frances Hodgson Burnett in Tennessee

Avid Tennessee readers have likely enjoyed children's classics like The Secret Garden, A Little Princess, and Little Lord Fauntleroy, yet few are aware that the author of these distinctly English tales actually began her writing life in Knoxville. To honor and promote her connections to our state, seven students from my Fall 2015 Women Writers course at Lee University joined me in creating a guide to the Burnett sites and resources in East Tennessee. Please click here for a look!