Filmed in Oxford, Mississippi, a new documentary about William Faulkner premieres at the Virginia Film Festival October 29.
From riverboats to the poker table, here's what Southern writers like Twain had to say about a good game.
Researching Southern authors and their books in order to learn about the culture.
Debuting next week at the Cannes Film Festival, James Franco's "As I Lay Dying" has its first trailer.
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John Shelton Reed's new book about a circle of bohemians in the 1920s French Quarter belongs on the bookshelves of fans of New Orleans and its history.
Filming of James Franco's version of William Faulkner's "As I Lay Dying" is wrapping up in Mississippi, and photos and news have started to leak from the set.
Mississippi writer William Faulkner was born September 25, 1897. He would have been 115 today.
by Kayla Smith
Sometimes when I hear people with southern accents, I almost wish my own were stronger. It’s not because of a desire to sound southern so much as because I don’t want people to think I’m intentionally trying not to.
by Sandra Bounds
Mississippi is the voice of the Deep South.
Softly and sensuously,
she speaks with Southern drawl.