Each Labor Day weekend, hundreds of bestselling authors and their fans descend on Decatur, Georgia, for the biggest celebration of the written word in the country.
A "Sassy Belles" giveaway, guys who look like Hemingway, 5 books to watch for in August and a little free library on Kickstarter in Literary News. Pics from Zelda Fitzgerald's birthday party and the Decatur Book Festival in Literary Events, plus a poem about the Louisiana heat in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
5 Gifts for Lit Lovers. Repurposed libraries and characters from The Great Gatsby in Literary News. Lit Chat with Lydia Netzer. (Non)required reading of a Faulkner award-winning story. Support a noteworthy literary Kickstarter project. Save the date for upcoming book festivals across the South. And new fiction in Southern Voice. It's Literary Friday!