Local legends, magical realism and the search for a missing child make up Tiffany Quay Tyson's second novel set in the Mississippi Delta.
Michael Farris Smith talks about his latest book, 'The Fighter,' and why it's sparking such strong emotions in readers.
The 2017 Ernest J. Gaines Award for Literary Excellence winner talks about her debut novel, inspired by a 1903 essay by W.E.B. Du Bois.
Upon the publication of 'Mojo Rising,' which includes a never before published story by Ellen Gilchrist, this pillar of Southern literature talks about the strange and miraculous true stories that have inspired her fiction.
South Carolina writer Dan Leach publishes his first book of short stories in what George Singleton calls "a beautifully-written, soul-shaking collection."
The 'Shadow of the Lions' author asks readers to play amateur detective in his debut novel about a mysterious disappearance at a boys' boarding school in Virginia.
The 'Big Fish' author answers eight questions about his latest novel 'Extra-Ordinary Adventures,' the story of a man who receives a phone call that jolts his life into action.
Alabama author Patti Callahan Henry is back with a summer read about secrets, friendship and the possibility of summertime.
Mandy Shunnarah reviews the new book by Legendary Shack Shakers frontman J.D. Wilkes and asks him about the Southern legends and folk demons that served as inspiration.
Michael Farris Smith talks about his new novel 'Desperation Road,' called "an important literary event" by Robert Olen Butler.