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Chat & giveaway with author Beth Hoffman. Harper Lee's courtroom battle, the most anticipated books for fall and a "Keowee Valley" podcast in Literary News. New Orleans Shakespeare Festival & Carl Sandburg in Literary Events, plus an essay about going home in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Questioning Alice Walker as a mother, Wiley Cash up for an award, Faulkner and Hemingway memorabilia up for auction and John Berendt pops up in New Orleans in Literary News. A culinary library fundraiser and summer booksignings in Literary Events. And new fiction from Alabama in Southern Voice.
10 Big-Time Literary Drunks. Writing about the grotesque, a big announcement from Joshilyn Jackson, the world premiere of a new documentary about Alice Walker and a review of "Vampires in the Lemon Grove" in Literary News. Wendy Wax and the New Orleans Tennessee Williams Festival in Literary Events. And a pair of poems in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!