The bell jingled as the biker pulled open the door and stepped up into the shop, squinting in the filtered light. He looked around at the walls covered in flash and photographs of tattoo conventions before he walked over to the work area where the gray-bearded tattooist sat
Interview with Kate Sweeney on 'American Afterlife,' author Jason Mott's ABC debut, must-read books for March, Dahlonega Literary Festival this weekend and a short story about a memorial tattoo. Happy Literary Friday!
See style on stage in one of the South's most historic cities during Charleston Fashion Week March 18-22.
Available March 15, 'American Afterlife' by Atlanta author Kate Sweeney delves into life, death and everything in between.
Pear trees lining
the street stand against
the February sky, reaching
A guest post by Annie Johnson about one of South Louisiana's great plantations and its ties to thoroughbred racing.
Celebrate the playwright's birthday March 19-23 in the city he called his "spiritual home." Dorothy Allison, Laura Lippman, Megan Abbott, Diane Ladd, Bryan Batt, Justin Torres and Ann Hood are just some of the guests attending this year's literary festival celebrating Tennessee Williams' birthday in New Orleans. As usual, theater performances abound, with "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" on this year's schedule, and the popular Stanley and Stella Shouting Contest concludes the weekend in an ode to "Streetcar Named Desire." We'll be heading to the Big Easy to catch all drama starting on March 19 and perused the full schedule recently in anticipation. Join us if you can and check out the events we're most looking forward to below! For aspiring writers, master classes on March 19 and 20 are an affordable opportunity to gain valuable writing advice from the likes of Zachary Lazar, who will offer a brief history of dialogue starting with Hemingway, Laura Lippman and Dorothy Allison. Classes are just $25 each and held at The Historic New Orleans Collection.
Dorothy Allison appears several times again throughout the festival, so there's no excuse not to see this giant in Southern fiction. Her panel on Sunday titled "Literary Laughs: Entertaining
Although the film is set in the Midwest, its dysfunctional family could easily be transplanted to the South.