I’m proud to unveil the second of my two new editorial projects. Nobody’s Home: Modern Southern Folklore is an online anthology of creative nonfiction works about
A few weeks ago, I put out a widespread call for submissions to my new project level:deepsouth— for Generation X. The response was healthy, people were
Though many Americans encounter images and stories from modern Southern life through mainstream national news outlets, documentaries offer fuller and nuanced portraits and discussions of
The Death of Innocents: An Eyewitness Account of Wrongful Executions by Helen PrejeanMy rating: 5 of 5 stars It seems odd to say that I
Whose Votes Count?: Affirmative Action and Minority Voting Rights by Abigail M. Thernstrom My rating: 4 of 5 stars I decided to read this after
In 1971, when The Beguiled was released to American movie audiences, it would have been easy to buy into the notion that Southerners were crazy.