The 2017 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence winner talks about her debut novel, inspired by a 1903 essay by W.E.B. Du Bois. 

In her new young adult novel, Amy Brashear retells Truman Capote's classic 'In Cold Blood' from the perspective of a teenage girl. 

The North Carolina author's latest novel sprung from a bit of her state's history dating to when the people of Hickory built a polio hospital in just 54 hours.

Inside the black and white, small-town world of Joshilyn Jackson's 'The Almost Sisters.'

Upon the publication of 'Mojo Rising,' which includes a never before published story by Ellen Gilchrist, this pillar of Southern literature talks about the strange and miraculous true stories that have inspired her fiction. 

South Carolina writer Dan Leach publishes his first book of short stories in what George Singleton calls "a beautifully-written, soul-shaking collection." 

The 'Shadow of the Lions' author asks readers to play amateur detective in his debut novel about a mysterious disappearance at a boys' boarding school in Virginia. 

The 'Big Fish' author answers eight questions about his latest novel 'Extra-Ordinary Adventures,' the story of a man who receives a phone call that jolts his life into action. 

Alabama author Patti Callahan Henry is back with a summer read about secrets, friendship and the possibility of summertime.

Emily Carpenter follows up 'Burying the Honeysuckle Girls' with another family drama, this one based in cult horror.

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