Editor DeWitt Henry reviews former Ploughshares editor and TINGE Magazine founder Don Lee’s new novel, forthcoming June 2017.
Lynn Lipinski’s short story, “The Dying Kind,” follows a hospice care worker and appears in January’s magazine.
SFK Press’s Kelsey Asher ponders what it means to be a “Southern” writer, and if recently published author Maggie Mitchell and her book, Pretty Is, qualify.
Themes of immigrants, enforced silence, & strong adolescent girls in this compelling interview.
What is that phrase you read that bugs you? It’s not cliché (like all that and a bag of chips), but yet, because it appears in almost every single book you read, it is cliché. My phrase: Everything went black. (Here’s a little something fun–the origin of the phrase “everything went black” and other clichés…) …
Features Editor Emily Jaeger reviews Southern Fried Karma (SFK), an independent press devoted to publishing contemporary southern writers.
The Virtue of Villains
DeWitt Henry on the virtue of villains and writing complex antagonists, rather than attempting to write a purely “evil” character.
Finding Identity in the Netherlands
Tofik Dibi reflects on finding identity and coming out in his memoir, spanning his life and career in the Dutch Parliament.