LILY CLAYTON HANSEN
Author & Interviewer
TOPIC: How Conversations With Strangers For Me Are Self Care
Conversation drives author and interviewer Lily Clayton Hansen. In 2013, Lily relocated to Nashville, Tennessee, and began compiling interviews and portrait photography for her first book, Word of Mouth: Nashville Conversations. The coffee table book, praised locally and regionally upon its 2015 release, garnered regional press, endorsements by name brands, and partnerships with the Nashville Entrepreneur Center, Vanderbilt University and Nashville International Airport. Lily’s second book, Word of Mouth: More Conversations, released in 2018, was the first she published through her own boutique publishing company. Following Word of Mouth: More Conversations, Lily was approached by HCA Healthcare to create a custom book for their 50th anniversary that showcased stories with team members at all levels. The book was said to have brought unity to their 250,000-person organization. In 2019, Lily wrote 233-corporate bios for Gresham Smith, a global architecture and engineering firm.