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  • nonfiction Archives - Southern Literary Review
    Men Held onto Hope March 16 2011 by Allen Mendenhall Leave a Comment Click to Buy Tested How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held onto Hope Dallas TX Brown Books Publishing Group 2010 Review by Allen Mendenhall DNA technology has revolutionized our criminal justice system The acceptance and widespread use of post conviction DNA testing for imprisoned individuals has led to exonerations all across America Organizations such as Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Brown Books Publishing Group Coffee Table Book Deborah Luster DNA Dorothy Budd Guilt Innocence nonfiction Peyton Budd photography Tested How Twelve Wrongly Imprisoned Men Held onto Hope Meet Tom Carhart Author of Sacred Ties Part 2 October 4 2010 by Philip K Jason Leave a Comment Yesterday on SLR Tom Carhart discussed his latest nonfiction release Sacred Ties From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War Please enjoy the continuation of that conversation with SLR Contributor Philip K Jason posted below Are there any important distinctions you d like to point out between a cadet s West Point Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Read of the Month Tagged With Civil War Military nonfiction Tom Carhart West Point Meet Tom Carhart Author of Sacred Ties October 3 2010 by Philip K Jason Leave a Comment SLR Contributor Philip K Jason was honored to interview military historian West Point alum and Vietnam veteran Tom Carhart regarding his latest release Sacred Ties From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War This factual account of six West Point soldiers fascinated us so much we selected it as our October Read of the Month Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Read of the Month Tagged With Civil War nonfiction Sacred Ties Tom Carhart West Point October Read of the Month Sacred Ties From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals by Tom Carhart October 1 2010 by Philip K Jason Leave a Comment Sacred Ties From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War Reviewed by Philip K Jason Subtitled From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War Sacred Ties by Tom Carhart aims to envision what is otherwise familiar material through a new lens Though Civil Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With Military nonfiction October Read of the Month Sacred Ties Tom Carhart West Point Resurrection After Exoneration September 21 2010 by Julie Cantrell Leave a Comment Yesterday SLR contributor Allen Mendenhall posted a review of the new nonfiction release by John Thompson and Ronald Gauthier Killing Time An 18 Year Odyssey from Death Row to Freedom Skyhorse Publishing 2010 The book brings to light one man s story of a wrongful conviction and after tremendous legal effort his exoneration But John Thompson Filed Under News Events Tagged With Crime and Punishment death row John Thompson nonfiction Resurrection after Exoneration Skyhorse Publishing Next Page Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda

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  • North Carolina Archives - Southern Literary Review
    a Comment Reviewed by Miles Smith IV When Gustavo Pérez Firmat told a fellow Cubano he planned to write a work on The Andy Griffith Show his friend lamented that this was an americanada project meaning that it was typically Anglo American and beneath a cultured Cubano scholar Firmat s project became more than a simple exploration of mid twentieth Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With A Cuban in Mayberry Andy Griffith Show Cuba Gustavo Perez Firmat Miles Smith IV North Carolina The Ice Garden by Moira Crone February 24 2015 by Lynn Braxton Leave a Comment Reviewed by Lynn Braxton Moira Crone s novel The Ice Garden set in the town of Fayton North Carolina in the early 1960 s contradicts the prevailing belief that all children are naturally born into a world of blue skies and butterflies where everything is soft and warm Ten year old Claire McKenzie the narrator of this Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Lynn Braxton Moira Crone North Carolina The Ice Garden Allen Mendenhall Interviews Robert J Ernst author of The Inside War November 28 2014 by Allen Mendenhall 1 Comment APM Thanks for taking the time to sit down for this interview Bob Your novel The Inside War is about an Appalachian mountain family during the Civil War How long have you been interested in the Civil War RJE I have had an interest in the Civil War for many years Specifically the effect of Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Tagged With Allen Mendenhall Allen Mendenhall Interviews Robert J Ernst Appalachia bluegrass North Carolina Robert J Ernst Southern Literary Review The Civil War The Inside War Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good by Jan Karon November 17 2014 by Claire Matturro Leave a Comment Reviewed by Claire Hamner Matturro Jan Karon s Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good is as charming and bright as any book in her Mitford Father Tim series and a welcome return to Mitford after Karon s nine year hiatus As with the previous Mitford books I delighted in every page and found Somewhere Safe a hard to put down Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Claire Hamner Matturro Father Tim Jan Karon Mitford North Carolina Somewhere Safe with Somebody Good Allen Mendenhall Interviews Barbara Davis Author of The Wishing Tide November 13 2014 by Allen Mendenhall Leave a Comment APM Through my fault Through my fault Through my most grievous fault So opens your novel The Wishing Tide This refrain is repeated elsewhere in the novel in chapters attributed to the character Mary It s a rhythmic reminder I think of the crashing and retreating tides of love and life What about this Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Tagged With Allen Mendenhall Allen Mendenhall Interviews Barbara Davis Barbara Davis Florida North Carolina The Wishing Tide Next Page Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy Rivers by John Lane with Photography by Tom Blagden Clay Bolt jon holloway and Ben

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  • novel Archives - Southern Literary Review
    by Tina Egnoski February 8 2012 by Bonnie Armstrong Leave a Comment Review by Bonnie Armstrong Tina Egnoski won the 2008 Black River Chapbook Contest with a collection of short stories Perishables Reviews of that work mention that she is a fine storyteller of the human condition whose fast paced and dynamic prose generate an emotional intensity coupled with appropriate restraint Egnoski continues this excellent writing with the publication of Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With Bonnie Armstrong In the Time of the Feast of Flowers novel Perishables Tina Egnoski The Color of Lies by Donna Meredith November 15 2011 by Philip K Jason Leave a Comment Reviewed by Philip K Jason In the season of Barack Obama s successful presidential campaign the stability of a small South Georgia town is threatened by racial stresses and strains A racial slur is found on a school blackboard A dynamic Afro American minister threatens a law suit against the school system challenging its treatment of Black Filed Under Book Reviews Southern States Tagged With Donna Meredith Georgia high school novel Philip K Jason racism Southern Literature Suspense Meet Lynne Bryant Author of Catfish Alley July 15 2011 by Rhett DeVane 1 Comment At SLR we like to cover both new releases and old Every now and then a good one slips through the cracks This summer we ve spent a little time working our way through the Slush Pile and look what we found A can t miss read by debut novelist Lynne Bryant Recently SLR contributor Rhett DeVane had the Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Tagged With Catfish Alley Fiction Lynne Bryant Mississippi novel Rhett DeVane March Read of the Month Crooked Letter Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin March 2 2011 by Julie Cantrell 1 Comment Click to Buy Crooked Letter Crooked Letter by Tom Franklin has been met with a steady stream of critical praise since hitting shelves in October 2010 No stranger to the world of literary acclaim Franklin has been acknowledged as an Edgar Award recipient and was selected as the John and Renee Grisham Writer in Residence at the Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With crime Crooked Letter Edgar Award Winner Fiction IndieNext List Mississippi novel NY Times Bestseller Suspense Tom Franklin Algonkian Park Workshop August 24 2010 by Julie Cantrell Leave a Comment The Algonkian Park Workshop September 15 September 19 Algonkian Regional Park in Sterling Virginia This conference offers workshops on novel writing as well as readings discussions and a manuscript consultation The faculty includes fiction writers Robert Bausch and Michael Neff and agent Paige Wheeler The cost of the conference is 865 which includes lodging breakfast Filed Under Conferences and Festivals News Events Tagged With Fiction novel The Algonkian Park Workshop Virginia Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy Rivers by John Lane with Photography by Tom Blagden Clay Bolt jon holloway and Ben Geer Keys Interview with Michael Lee

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  • Oklahoma Archives - Southern Literary Review
    the author of more than thirty books including the Ben Kincaid novels the historical novel Nemesis The Final Case of Eliot Ness currently being adapted into a television mini series a series of books on fiction writing and most recently a book of poetry The White Bird In addition Bernhardt founded the Red Filed Under Contributors Bios Tagged With Ben Kincaid Nemesis The Final Case of Eliot Ness Oklahoma Southern Literary Review The White Bird William Bernhardt Amy Susan Wilson July 9 2013 by Allen Mendenhall Leave a Comment Amy Susan Wilson has recently published in Southern Women s Review Fried Chicken and Coffee This Land Cybersoleil Dead Mule Crosstimbers Red River Review Red Dirt Review The Literary Lawyer and in other similar publications Amy Susan s poetry book Honk If You Love Billy Ray is forthcoming from Dead Mule Press she is the Founder and Publisher Filed Under Contributors Bios Tagged With Amy Susan Wilson Crosstimbers Cybersoleil Dead Mule Dead Mule Press Fried Chicken and Coffee Oklahoma Red Dirt Review Red River Review Red Truck Review A Forum for Southern Literature and Culture Shawnee Southern Literary Review Southern Women s Review The Literary Lawyer Karma Crisis by Nathan Brown October 4 2012 by William Aarnes Leave a Comment Reviewed by William Aarnes Nathan Brown s Karma Crisis New and Selected Poems Mezcalita Press 2012 is an accessible easy going collection Typically the speaker in the poems seems to be Brown himself A wayfarer a flaming liberal hippie type a Hopeful cynic he is dismissive of Language Poets postmodern theory the Southern Baptist Convention politicians corporations and the Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Charles Bukowski Karma Crisis Mezcalita Press Nathan Brown Oklahoma Pablo Neruda Wendell Berry Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy

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  • Oxford Archives - Southern Literary Review
    Filed Under Conferences and Festivals News Events Tagged With Graduate Student Conference MS Oxford Southern Writers Southern Writing The 38th Annual Faulkner Yoknapatawpha Conference Hone Writing Skills in Faulkner Town May 6 2011 by Julie Cantrell 1 Comment The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop Oxford MS June 10 to 12 2011 The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop features craft talks publishing panels open mics and social hours including a trip to the famous Taylor Grocery Catfish in Taylor MS Featured faculty include award winning fiction writers John Brandon Scott Morris and M O Walsh best Filed Under Conferences and Festivals News Events Tagged With Ann Fisher Wirth John Brandon M O Walsh MS Neil White Oxford Scott Morris The Yoknapatawpha Summer Writers Workshop Join Mississippi Writers at Patawpha Fest April 16 April 11 2011 by Julie Cantrell Leave a Comment Don t miss the Second Annual Patawpha Fest at Yokna Bottoms Farm as part of Oxford Mississippi s Green Week 2011 Saturday April 16 from 2 00 PM til In addition to a fantastic musical line up that includes The Cakewalkers Shannon McNally and Elephant Shoe just to name a few regional authors and poets will be sharing their Filed Under News Events Tagged With Literary Readings MS Oxford Patawpha Fest Yokna Bottoms Farm The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference Workshops November 4 2010 by Julie Cantrell Leave a Comment The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference Workshops November 11 14 2010 Oxford Mississippi It s not too late to participate in a gathering of the top creative nonfiction writers and instructors in America For more information visit http www cnfoxford com Filed Under Conferences and Festivals News Events Tagged With Conference Creative NonFiction Lee Gutkind Mississippi Neil White Ole Miss Oxford Don t Miss Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference Workshops August 20 2010 by Julie Cantrell 1 Comment The Oxford Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference Workshops November 11 14 2010 Oxford Mississippi Lee Gutkind Robert Goolrick Dinty W Moore Beth Ann Fennelly Kristen Iversen Mike Rosenwald David Magee Jeff Kleinman Gillian MacKenzie Tom French Stella Connell John T Edge Neil White Margaret Filed Under Conferences and Festivals News Events Tagged With Creative Nonfiction Writers Conference Dinty Moore Lee Gutkind Mississippi Neil White Oxford Faulkner Fanatics Gather in Oxford July 1 2010 by Julie Cantrell Leave a Comment The 2010 Faulkner and Yoknapatawpha Conference will examine the topic Faulkner and Film through five days of lectures and discussions by literary scholars and critics Attendees will also have the opportunity to view five or six films based on Faulner s works If you consider yourself a Faulkner fanatic of if you ve just always wanted an excuse Filed Under News Events Tagged With Conference Faulkner and Film Oxford Southern Writers University of Mississippi William Faulkner Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy Rivers by John Lane with Photography by Tom Blagden Clay Bolt jon holloway and Ben Geer Keys Interview with Michael Lee West Submissions Allen Mendenhall Interviews Karen White

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  • Patricia O'Sullivan Archives - Southern Literary Review
    they are made honorary citizens by Savannah s mayor When Nina dies Alberto can no longer live in Italy because the memories of her are too painful Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Georgia Guido Mattioni Italian Italy Patricia O Sullivan Savannah Whispering Tides Patricia O Sullivan Interviews Charity Hawkins May 4 2012 by Patricia OSullivan Leave a Comment PO Why did you decide to homeschool your children CH My story is a lot like Julianne s in the book We knew a lot of people who homeschooled and my husband liked the idea He s a very quiet non opinionated person but he had an opinion about this So I figured I d try it for a Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Tagged With Charity Hawkins homeschooling Interview Little Women Patricia O Sullivan The Homeschool Experiment The Homeschool Legal Defense Association Diary of a Mad Fat Girl by Stephanie McAfee March 15 2012 by Patricia OSullivan Leave a Comment Reviewed by Patricia O Sullivan High school art teacher Graciela Ace Jones thinks she has a big derriere but in her hometown of Bugtussle Mississippi Ace is better known for her big mouth In fact Ace s rants are famous in Bugtussle like the time she stood up to a pack of mean girls bullying her Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Diary of a Mad Fat Girl Mississippi Patricia O Sullivan Stephanie McAfee Edward Cohen Offers Jewish Perspective on Civil Rights Movement June 9 2011 by Patricia OSullivan Leave a Comment SLR contributor Patricia O Sullivan shares her favorite Father s Day gift Click to Buy The Peddler s Grandson by Edward Cohen Patti says It s a fascinating memoir of growing up Jewish in Jackson Mississippi during the Civil Rights era It is also about trying to escape the identity thrust upon you by your parents Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Edward Cohen Father s Day Patricia O Sullivan The Peddler s Grandson Patricia O Sullivan March 20 2011 by Patricia OSullivan Leave a Comment Patricia O Sullivan holds advanced degrees in theology and in history and teaches at the University of Mississippi She writes historical novels about colonial America including Hope of Israel a top 100 semifinalist in the 2008 Amazon Breakthrough Novel Award and the forthcoming Legend of the Dead Click to Buy Filed Under Contributors Bios Tagged With Hope of Israel Patricia O Sullivan SLR Contributor Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy Rivers by John Lane with Photography by Tom Blagden Clay Bolt jon holloway and Ben Geer Keys Interview with Michael Lee West Submissions Allen Mendenhall Interviews Karen White Bull Mountain by Brian Panowich Contents Search the site Free Subscription Email Address unsubscribe from list powered by MailChimp Topics Author Profiles Interviews 108 Book Reviews 289 Conferences and Festivals 36 Contributors Bios 72 Essays 9 General 7 Grants and Contests 16 News Events 75 Read of the Month 86 Residencies 5 Southern States 1 Archives Archives

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  • Poetry Archives - Southern Literary Review
    the Month Tagged With Amy Susan Wilson November Read of the Month Poetry Southern Literary Review The White Bird William Bernhardt Sara Hughes July 2 2014 by Editors Leave a Comment Sara Hughes recently graduated from Georgia State University where she completed a Ph D in English with a concentration in Poetry Her poems and reviews have been published in Rattle Reed Rosebud The Oklahoma Review West Trade Review Ouroboros Review Red Clay Review Umbrella Factory Magazine Old Red Kimono Loose Change Thin Air and Arts and Filed Under Contributors Bios Tagged With Georgia State University Poetry Sara Hughes Southern Literary Review Redemption by Lee Passarella May 15 2014 by Shaun Turner Leave a Comment Reviewed by Shaun Turner Lee Passarella s collection of poems Redemption focuses on quiet revelations frost bent daffodil in mid March mother dog nursing hungry pups box kite adrift over the ocean Passarella chooses these images both bare and beautiful to show us moments of revelation His poems take us on a journey of perception deepened by surprising metaphors Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With FutureCycle Press Lee Passarella Poetry Redemption Shaun Turner Half a Man by Bill Glose February 25 2014 by William Aarnes Leave a Comment Reviewed by William Aarnes For me at least as someone who knows few people involved in the armed forces one striking bit of news in Bill Glose s Half a Man comes in the poem Invisible The poem relates how after a soldier dies in conflict the spouse loses housing privileges We are all familiar with Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Bill Glose Half a Man Poem Poetry William Aarnes Allen Mendenhall Interviews Julia Nunnally Duncan February 27 2013 by Allen Mendenhall 4 Comments AM Thank you for taking the time to do this interview and congratulations on your forthcoming book Barefoot in the Snow This is I believe your third collection of poetry How does this one differ from your earlier books of poetry JND Barefoot in the Snow reflects a more mature vision and perspective of events Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Tagged With Allen Mendenhall Barefoot in the Snow Joyce Kilmer Poetry Contest Julia Nunnally Duncan Poetry My Mother s Elm The Black Ocean by Brian Barker October 15 2011 by Andrew McFadyen Ketchum 1 Comment Brian Barker s second collection of poetry The Black Ocean opens with the 13 page Dragging Canoe Vanishes from the Bear Pit into the Endless Clucking of the Gods Spliced into numerous sections in which Barker s memory of visiting Cherokee N C is merged with meditations on America s abuse of Native Americans Dragging Canoe forecasts much of what s Filed Under Book Reviews Tagged With Brian Barker Poetry The Black Ocean Next Page Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along the Saluda Reedy Rivers by John Lane with Photography by Tom Blagden Clay Bolt jon holloway and Ben Geer Keys Interview with Michael Lee West Submissions Allen Mendenhall Interviews Karen White Bull

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  • Read of the Month Archives - Southern Literary Review
    West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals by Tom Carhart October 1 2010 by Philip K Jason Leave a Comment Sacred Ties From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War Reviewed by Philip K Jason Subtitled From West Point Brothers to Battlefield Rivals A True Story of the Civil War Sacred Ties by Tom Carhart aims to envision what is otherwise familiar material through a new lens Though Civil Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With Military nonfiction October Read of the Month Sacred Ties Tom Carhart West Point Robin Oliveira Interview Part Two September 3 2010 by Adele Annesi 2 Comments Robin Oliveira s debut novel My Name is Mary Sutter was selected as our September Read of the Month Please enjoy the second part of her fascinating interview with SLR contributor Adele Annesi There are a fair number of novels and stories set during the Civil War Were you concerned that the theme was a bit Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Read of the Month Tagged With Author Interview Historical Fiction My Name is Mary Sutter Read of the Month Robin Oliveira Meet Robin Oliveira Author of My Name is Mary Sutter September 2 2010 by Adele Annesi Leave a Comment Robin Oliveira has the literary world on its heels with her debut novel My Name is Mary Sutter Viking May 2010 With the book released to rave reviews and picked as our SLR Read of the Month Oliveira could have easily balked at yet another interview request Instead she gave her time generously and we think Filed Under Author Profiles Interviews Read of the Month Tagged With Author Interview Historical Fiction My Name is Mary Sutter Read of the Month Robin Oliveira September Read of the Month My Name is Mary Sutter by Robin Oliveira September 1 2010 by Adele Annesi Leave a Comment Review by Adele Annesi The debut literary work of historical fiction My Name is Mary Sutter by promising novelist Robin Oliveira offers an ambitious and unsparing glimpse into the life of aspiring physician Mary Sutter amid the turbulent U S Civil War The story opens with young midwife Mary Sutter of Albany NY denied another apprenticeship in Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With Civil War Fiction Historical Fiction Medicine My Name is Mary Sutter Read of the Month Robin Oliveira September Mudbound June Read of the Month June 17 2010 by Julie Cantrell 1 Comment When Barbara Kingsolver elected Hillary Jordan s debut novel Mudbound for her Bellwether Prize 2006 the title went straight to my must read list Since it remains one of my favorite books I m going to skip back a few years and choose it as our Read of the Month a new SLR practice that will highlight one Filed Under Book Reviews Read of the Month Tagged With Hillary Jordan Mississippi Mudbound Read of the Month Top Posts Pages Web of Water Reflections on Life Along

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