Sweetness and Savagery in the South

Sweetness and Savagery in the South

Book review Mourning Dove Firefly Southern Fiction (233 pp.) Forthcoming June 29, 2018, 233 pp., $9.95 Parallel universes exist all around us. One person chucks trash for another to call a treasure. Claire Fullerton’s novel Mourning Dove explores this concept with...
Southern Lit Presents: Sonia Sanchez

Southern Lit Presents: Sonia Sanchez

Stutters, Spirituality, and Self: Redefining Southern Womanhood Southern culture is rife with leaders, both spiritual and political. Walk into a church, the South’s favored place of worship, and you’re likely to find a pastor. Last year, Christianity Today noted that...
Southern Lit Presents: Nikki Giovanni

Southern Lit Presents: Nikki Giovanni

An Old Adage’s Expiration Date: Giovanni’s Sweet Inspiration “If white defines Black and good defines evil then men Define women or women scientifically speaking describe Men. If sweet is the opposite of of sour and heat the Absence of cold then love is the...
Bringing Back the Magic

Bringing Back the Magic

Book Review Malak Jenny Sadre-Orafai Platypus Press 2017, 80 pp., available on Kindle A Poetic Reminder of Our Agency Within Nature Depending on perception, a number of worlds exist from one person’s mind to another’s. The translation of nature onto paper, one...