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!
As Tropical Storm Isaac, expected to be a hurricane later today, approaches the Deep South, we think it's important to have a few good books on hand. Of course you'll need candles or flashlights to read them by, but that just makes it all the more cozy.
Literary bands. The release of new summer reads. Our next Twitter chat. Book giveaways. (Un)required reading, including 100 of the best first lines from novels. Remembering William Faulkner in literary events & new fiction in Southern Voice. Happy Literary Friday!
Summer read giveaway! A special feature on literary sites in San Francisco. Literary news, including Sotheby's auction of rare John Kennedy Toole items. An author smackdown between Richard Wright and Zora Neale Hurston. Literary events & new fiction in Southern Voice. Literary Friday is here!
Summer reading & Mary Kay Andrews' Breeze Inn. An upcoming Twitter chat on John Kennedy Toole. Inside the App with Zora Neale Hurston. Honorable Mentions. And Recommended Reading & a giveaway for the Titanic anniversary. Happy Literary Friday!
Merriam-Webster defines bromance as “a close, nonsexual friendship between men.” Hunter Murphy has compiled a list of the best male relationships in Southern literature, some with tragic ends and others exhibiting downright heroic bromantic behavior.
Join us on Twitter from 1-2 CST today for Literary Friday, where we'll be discussing these legendary literary relationships and more.