Monthly Archives: March 2011

Southern Literature Stuck in the Past?

Chris Tusa thinks so, and makes his case in the Spring 2011 issue of Sto­ry South. Any­one who’s spent any length of time liv­ing in the south knows that his­to­ry is impor­tant to us. In the south, we cling to … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Poems from Mather Schneider

I MISS THE WOODS It’s easy to wor­ship the world but hard to wor­ship peo­ple. Life should be like fight to a dog. But all mod­ern life con­sists of is soci­ety, learn­ing how to nego­ti­ate soci­ety how to deal with … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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System Failure

Yeah. It hap­pened to me, on my old­est com­put­er, which I trust­ed, and it let me down, as com­put­ers will. This again delays ship­ments of Ken Clark's won­der­ful chap, Eggs of Amer­i­can Song­birds., to some of you. I trust the … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Anger Burns, by Gary Carter

  There are those among us / sanc­ti­mo­nious pricks, soul searchers, reli­gious fanat­ics, etc. / who coun­sel that anger is bad, to be avoid­ed / but let me tell you in no uncer­tain terms that good old red-ass anger, blind … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Andre Dubus in E-format!

Andre Dubus is one of my five favorite writ­ers and has been for near­ly twen­ty years. One of my fond­est mem­o­ries is sit­ting in Jim Thomson's back­yard just chat­ting with him the one time I met him. This was short­ly … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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