The Undramatic Life of Shirley Ann Grau & the Louisiana Book Festival this weekend, Wiley Cash on libraries, Faulkner's Jazz Age drawings and honoring the dead through the Southern Gothic in Literary News. Georgia Literary Festival in events, plus a poem about Edna Pontellier in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
A full recap of our Flannery O'Connor Symposium. Best books of 2012, bookshelves of famous readers, the next great Southern writer & a Hemingway cocktail recipe in Literary News. Carl Hiaasen and Truman Capote in (Non)Required Reading. Celebrating the holidays with Poe, Joel Chandler Harris and Zora Neale Hurston in Literary Events. And a new poem and short story in Southern Voice. Literary Friday is back!
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival. A "sweet" book giveaway. Brad Pitt, Ignatius Reilly, first editions and the Fitzgeralds in Literary News. A fiction contest, Flannery O'Connor and Festival of Words in Literary Events. And "The New Deal" in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Gore Vidal's Southern ties. Literary Bad Boys. Gone Girl: The Movie. 11 Great Southern Novels from Wiley Cash. A huge Faulkner giveaway. Flannery O'Connor in Literary Events & a poem about watermelon. 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!