On the heels of the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival falls the great Southern playwright's birthday today.
Flannery O'Connor's birthday today marks the beginning of spring and the perfect time to visit the landmarks of her life in Georgia.
A Tennessee Williams-inspired cocktail recipe. Why Confederacy of Dunces isn't a movie yet. Zelda Fitzgerald gets a comic book. Our new list of annual literary events across the South. And an essay about searching for the Ramos Gin Fizz in New Orleans in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
by Robert Iulo
My father, who had been to New Orleans when he was in the Marines told us, “The best advice I can give you to make you trip memorable is to find an old time bartender and order a Ramos Gin Fizz"
Listings for book festivals, writers' conferences, book fairs and more.
A review of "The 20/20 Experience" by Erin Z. Bass.
by Annie Neugebauer
Trying to catch the lull
between August heat
and the far side of gloaming,
I tug weed after weed
Taste the single bite that won barbecue legend Melissa Cookston $5,000 at the Kingsford Invitational Barbecue Competition?
Ranging from soul, gospel and instrumental to experimental, these six bands are redefining what it means for music to be Southern.
Over the weekend, a friend told me about Jack Daniel's whiskey barrels being sold at Home Depot as planters. The Lafayette store had plenty of them, priced at $31.99, so I picked up two on Sunday for planting my tomatoes.