Flannery O'Connor finally speaks, direct from Lafayette. What we're reading. The best horror stories and a sensory visit to the Eudora Welty House in Literary News. Zora Neale Hurston on fashion in (Non)Required Reading. Accolades for Deep South writers & a poem about the ghostly wives of Jefferson Davis in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Last night the Kimberly Brock/Grits And Soul review finished up its book tour at TurnRow Book Co. in Greenwood, Mississippi. A truly beautiful space with the touch of a professional designer, the bookstore has two levels, with books on the bottom and a cafe on top.
This week, Deep South is in Mississippi following "The River Witch" booksigning tour. Last night, author Kimberly Brock read a few passages and signed books at Lemuria Books in Jackson.
"I think of this as my gift to the city," Ann Patchett told NPR about the opening of her new bookstore in Nashville November 16.