Joshilyn Jackson tells Someone Else's Love Story, remembering John Egerton, the national book award winner and Books That Shaped Work in America in Literary News. Key West Literary Seminar in Literary Events and a story and poem about food in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
A double Prayer Journal giveaway, a story by Jeffrey Eugenides in (Non)Required Reading, indie bookstores in Literary News, a books and booze scavenger hunt in Literary Events and new poetry in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Notes from the Louisiana Book Festival, giveaway for Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker, Fannie Flagg on her female heroes and why Harper Lee is suing her hometown in Literary News. The Georgia Literary Festival and an Evening With Scarlett and Rhett in Literary Events, plus new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
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!
Celebrating Donna Tartt & a Giveaway for 'The Goldfinch,' Kent Wascom's Creepy Cast of Characters, Southern food according to Solomon Northup, & a ghost story and poem about blood-sucking mosquitoes in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Chat & giveaway with Rita Leganski. Lee Smith's "Guests on Earth" video, a tour of Faulkner's kitchen and authors in costume in Literary News. The Mississippi premiere of "As I Lay Dying" in Literary Events and new fiction about lovers in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Fall/Winter Reading List giveaway, an essay by Susan Rebecca White, investigating Edgar Allan Poe and a clip from Franco's As I Lay Dying. Southern Festival of Books this weekend in Literary Events, plus new poetry and fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Author birthdays, the best links from Banned Books Week, Flannery O'Connor's finances and a preview of the Louisiana Book Festival in Literary News. As I Lay Dying in (Non)Required viewing and a story about an unforgettable visit to church in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
The Franco as Faulkner backlash, Hemingway's Hamburger, National Book Award Longlist and Louisiana Book Festival authors in Literary News. What We're Reading, booksignings and festivals in Literary Events, and a pair of stories about displaced librarians in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
A book giveaway for Michael Farris Smith's "Rivers." Literary landmarks, Flannery O'Connor's Prayer Journal and Walker Percy in Literary News. (Non)Required reading about bridging the blues. Booksignings and book festivals in Literary Events, plus a new poem and flash fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!