An interview with the Mississippi-born poet who explores grief through poetry in his 2012 book He Will Laugh and is currently working on an anthology titled The Queer South.
Poet Douglas Ray's 'Queer South,' a look at the artistic mark Tennessee Williams left on Key West and some succulent stories from a new book about crawfish are just a taste of what you'll find in this early edition. Happy Easter!
Lilah Hegnauer's Poetry Pantry & a Giveaway, Hopping to Eatonton, Georgia, staycation reading with BookRiot and the Fitzgerald Museum Gala coming up in events, plus our poem of the day in Southern Voice. Happy Literary (and Poetry) Friday!
A poetry chapbook and Eudora Welty birthday giveaway. Jill McCorkle in The New York Times. New Orleans poet Kelly Harris on what keeps her grounded, Faulkner's Nobel Prize medal up for auction and the 2014 Great American Fiction Contest. Plus, lots of book festivals in Literary Events and today's poem of the day in Southern Voice.