Novelist Kimberly Brock reviews the story of a gay, physically-misshapen boy in rural Georgia who struggles against suffocating expectations, heartless indifference and wounding rejection.

26 of the latest fiction debuts, short story collections, mysteries and more from down South.

A new collection of previously unpublished stories by Tennessee Williams has been released by New Directions.

A review of 'Dear Outsiders' by Jenny Sadre-Orafai.

A review of 'Freedom House' by KB Brookins.

A review of Megan Miranda's latest book 'The Only Survivors,' a double mystery with an overshadowing sense of dread.

'Big Fish' author Daniel Wallace's latest book is a nonfiction account of the death of his larger-than-life brother-in-law.

A review of Meagan Jennett's 'You Know Her,' a bone-chilling novel challenging old narratives.

A review of Cheryl A. Head's 'Time's Undoing,' a "searing" novel based on her own family history.

Louisiana native David Armand's new book is a collection of essays that shares brief snapshots of his life after being adopted.