Readalongs, chats & interviews coming up, the story that destroyed Truman Capote, plus a pair of flash fiction pieces in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
I was at a stoplight when I noticed the one-armed man. His nose and cheekbones were prominent – sharp; the fleshiness of his cheeks had dried and creased
Annalise glided through the door, straight to the jukebox. Chose a song with harmonica that brought her back to Georgia. Hide and seek in Grandma Jean’s backyard
He was old and lonely, sitting at the airport gate and leaning his liver-spotted head on his cane. He looked grumpy and curmudgeonly
Remembering Arkansas poet C.D. Wright, Poe Appreciation Day, an inaugural prize in Southern poetry & new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
How one family helped revive an Alabama town by producing footwear with a sense of place.
Happy Birthday to Ernest Gaines, books to read before the movie, trailer for 'The Free State of Jones' & spring literary festivals on the calendar, plus new fiction. Happy Literary Friday!
I recognized the ring tone as I answered my cell — Elvis singing Blue Suede Shoes. I’d assigned it to my grandmother because it was her favorite song, and Elvis her favorite singer.
Try your hand at one of the most beautiful king cakes in the city.
The Ernest J. Gaines Literary Award winner talks about pop culture, rap music and the political extremes of California and Georgia.