On the road to Faulkner country in Oxford, with stops at Rowan Oak, Square Books, John Currence's culinary empire and Ole Miss.
Poet Douglas Ray's 'Queer South,' a look at the artistic mark Tennessee Williams left on Key West and some succulent stories from a new book about crawfish are just a taste of what you'll find in this early edition. Happy Easter!
Why 12 Years a Slave is having an exceptional week, literary resolutions for the New Year, opening of the first bookless public library system in Texas and tweets from Key West Literary Seminar in literary news. Zora! Festival in events, and a fictional account of the night Florida's beloved tree The Senator went up in flames in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Celebrating Donna Tartt & a Giveaway for 'The Goldfinch,' Kent Wascom's Creepy Cast of Characters, Southern food according to Solomon Northup, & a ghost story and poem about blood-sucking mosquitoes in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Plantation Country Book Giveaway, Anne Rice's birthday & vampires in Literary News. Book festivals, Fannie Flagg & the Key West Film Festival in Literary Events, plus a pair of stories about life on a plantation in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!