Julia Nitz on ‘Belles and Poets’: “Literary Allusion is Cultural Currency”

An interview with Julia Nitz on her new book ‘Belles and Poets: Intertextuality in the Civil War Diaries of White Southern Women.’

Read More

Redemption and Hope in ‘Lord the One You Love is Sick’

Kasey Thornton captures the complicated dynamics of the rural South in her debut novel-in-stories, ‘Lord the One You Love is Sick.’

Read More

Conflict, Joy, and Community in ‘This is How We Fly’

Anna Meriano’s young adult novel ‘This is How We Fly’ perfectly combines the real world concerns that young people face with a healthy dose of silly fun.

Read More

Environmental Injustice in Rural America

Environmentalist Catherine Coleman Flowers’ recent book ‘Waste: One Woman’s Fight Against America’s Dirty Secret’ addresses waste as an issue of racial and environmental justice.

Read More