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The Puzzle of Linguistics

The Puzzle of Linguistics

The Dominance of Language in Meditations on the Mother Tongue The Southern melting pot of language and culture often appears more like a salad chopped into historical time periods. The scattered ingredients, often too easily picked out, generate a simplified version...

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“Mercurial’s” Poetic Cuisine

“Mercurial’s” Poetic Cuisine

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...

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Today’s Fugitive Poets

Today’s Fugitive Poets

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...

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SFK Press promotes Southern authors

SFK Press promotes Southern authors

(Newnan, GA)- Southern Fried Karma Press, an independent publisher based in Metro Atlanta, is running their 2017 Novel Contest through May 31. The contest focuses on finding Southern authors with manuscripts that go beyond stereotypical depictions of the South,...

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Poetry’s Potent Power

Poetry’s Potent Power

[embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W1PqTbA2eSc&t=89s[/embed] *Link to video of Bethsheba A. Rem spoken word poem. We claim no rights to it. Life refuses to fit itself into neat files on computers. Poetry mimics life, illustrating stories and emotions traditional...

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