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Baby Boomers Search for Their Southland Jams In 1975, Charlie Daniels’ hit single “The South’s Gonna Do It Again” dominated FM radio and announced Southern Rock’s commercial rule over the late 70s. Not only did Southern Rock shred its way through Dixie but also...read more
Allison Joseph’s Journey to Wild Empowerment Like a cook sampling her fare before serving to eager guests, a poet offers intimate snapshots of isolated memory surrounded by the spices of metaphorical limitations. Just as each appetizer provides a preview of the entire...read more
*Photo Credit: Kezley Smit A Southern Beach Read for Brave Women Mystery novels, one of them most intense fiction genres, also provide one of the most satisfying—particularly when the reader finishes the book and puts it down. Southern literature brings a few of the...read more
Contemporary Southern Authors Honoring a Literary Legacy The Fugitive Poets consisted of a select group of poets and scholars whose progressive ideals challenged the social norms of racism during the rule of the infamous Jim Crowe laws. Southern culture has a knack...read more
Southern literature has always demonstrated a close relationship between the writer and their surroundings. Whether such surroundings include the physical layout of the land or descriptive tidbits of culture, Southern literature remained consistent in its decadence...read more
Small-town girl in a new and culturally diverse Southern college town prepares for graduation and reflects on new experiences.read more