A literary project by Shari Smith, based on an annual Thanksgiving tradition in Fairhope, Alabama, presents 24 stories about much more than just shoes.
The Louisiana native's first book "The Blood of Heaven" takes a band of brothers across the Southern frontier and introduces us to some legendary figures in American history.
An appearance at the Louisiana Book Festival will introduce Connecticut native Wally Lamb to Mary Gauthier, whose song I Drink inspired a character in his third novel, and reunite the author with his two sons who live in New Orleans.
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!
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!
Upcoming Twitter chat with Michael Morris. Halloween literary fun. Inside the App with Edgar Allan Poe & The Raven Society. The Flannery O'Connor Soundboard in Literary News. A book festival for every weekend in Literary Events & a story about a dead body in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!