Producer Gina Logue interviewed Bonnie on her half-hour-long program dedicated to MTSU faculty in the news.
Hear Bonnie react to questions about her struggle to adopt the baby Pema from Mother Teresa's organization in Calcutta by clicking here for audio of the full interview and a video clip.
As a local author, Bonnie was invited to sign and sell her books at Linebaugh Library. Prior to the event, she was interviewed by Branch Librarian Carol Ghattis for airing on WGNS/AM in July 2019.
Bonnie joined the Middle Tennessee Authors Circle at the Franklin Main Street Festival on the weekend of April 27-28, 2019. Front row left to right: Dana Fraedrich, Tom Wood, Bill Peach; 2nd row left to right: Dr. Sally Burbank, Mandy Burkhead, Bonnie Tinsley; back row left to right: Ken Vanderpool and Tim Bishop.
Members of the "Young at Heart Senior Adult Ministry" invited Bonnie to the church to share her book with the group. Pictured from left to right behind Bonnie are Suzie Peak, Sharon Summer and Martha Millsaps.
Pictured from left to right behind Bonnie are Suzie Peak, Sharon Summer and Martha Millsaps.
Against Every Hope was highlighted in the CLA “Faculty News” in the Fall 2018 issue, Vol. 7, #1 of the College of Liberal Arts magazine, Middle Tennessee State University.
On October 12, Bonnie reads from and signs copies of her current book, Against Every Hope: India, Mother Teresa, and a Baby Girl at Nashville’s Main Public Library. She is joined by authors Jamie Sumner and Kumiko Makihara in a panel session “Journeys to and through Motherhood.” The SFOB, now in its thirtieth year, is one of the first book festivals of its kind, inspiring hundreds of similar book festivals throughout the nation and beyond.
L to R: Authors Bonnie Tinsley, Jamie Sumner & Kumiko Makihara
In September 2018, Bonnie’s latest book was highlighted with other College of William and Mary women authors in a special book display at the Swen University Library as part of the centennial celebration of women admitted to the College.
Bonnie attends the Reveal Party where Humanities of Tennessee announces the list of confirmed authors for this year’s SFOB, October 12-14.Parnassus, Ann Patchett’s bookstore in Nashville, provides the books for sale by the authors represented at the Festival.
Theresa Laurence, writer for the Tennessee Register of the Roman Catholic Diocese, recently interviewed Bonnie upon the release of her new book about the adoption of her daughter Pema and offers an in-depth review of Against Every Hope: India, Mother Teresa, and a Baby Girl. Part of the story was picked up by the the Catholic publication The Boston Pilot in a story about people who had met Mother Teresa.
Click here to read the Boston Pilot story.
Barnes and Noble on the Avenue, Murfreesboro, TN hosted Bonnie for a local author’s book-signing of her book The World in a Garden: Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay on October 7, 2017. The store sold out of copies within the first fifteen minutes and is regularly restocking.
Bonnie’s book The World in a Garden documenting the journey of Gardens by Bay is presented to Singapore’s Minister for National Development Mr. Lawrence Wong by GBB Chairman Mrs. Theresa Foo.
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