The Ernest J. Gaines Literary Award winner talks about pop culture, rap music and the political extremes of California and Georgia.
Artist Tim Youd makes a stop in Louisiana on his literary pilgrimage to retype 100 works of literature.
Call for poetry, celebrating Tennessee Williams and Flannery O'Connor's birthdays, finding Walker Percy and a short story about a lovesick New Orleanian. Happy Literary Friday!
Immerse yourself in the strange land of the South no matter where you read these books.
From now through November, South Louisiana is celebrating the work and influence of writer Ernest J. Gaines.
Getting ready for fall reading, discussing food in Southern lit, celebrating F. Scott Fitzgerald's birthday and a tribute to Ernest Gaines in Literary Events, plus a poem about football season. Happy Literary Friday!
Nicholas Sparks on Lifetime this weekend, books about secrets, MFA advice from Flannery O'Connor, book festivals in Literary Events & a short story about a fight in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
The Franco as Faulkner backlash, Hemingway's Hamburger, National Book Award Longlist and Louisiana Book Festival authors in Literary News. What We're Reading, booksignings and festivals in Literary Events, and a pair of stories about displaced librarians in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
On January 18, Louisiana author of "A Lesson Before Dying" Ernest Gaines will have a literary award handed out in his name at Baton Rouge's Manship Theatre, while trumpeter Irvin Mayfield performs an original tribute to him. It's a fitting way to celebrate the author's 80th birthday and his contributions to Southern literature.
A Twitter chat this afternoon. Reading Up on Gee's Bend. Inside the App: Literary Tours. An Award in Honor of Ernest Gaines. 'The Lucky One' in Theaters. And New Content in Southern Voice. It's Literary Friday!