From fried chicken to scuppernongs and homemade ice cream, Southern writers are at their best depicting summer food scenes.
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!
Talking with Mark Childress, recipient of the 2014 Harper Lee Award, a Fannie Flagg book giveaway, must-read books for January, Key West Literary Seminar coming up and new fiction about a small town encounter by Diane Thomas-Plunk.
A poetry chapbook and Eudora Welty birthday giveaway. Jill McCorkle in The New York Times. New Orleans poet Kelly Harris on what keeps her grounded, Faulkner's Nobel Prize medal up for auction and the 2014 Great American Fiction Contest. Plus, lots of book festivals in Literary Events and today's poem of the day in Southern Voice.