Posts Tagged: Mississippi

“Is this You?” & other Musings

May 2nd. Time for an update. Seriously time for an update. If we were having coffee (ideally an iced T-Bones cold brew with almond milk), I’d tell you about yesterday. The last day of classes. I was at work, working

“Is this You?” & other Musings

May 2nd. Time for an update. Seriously time for an update. If we were having coffee (ideally an iced T-Bones cold brew with almond milk), I’d tell you about yesterday. The last day of classes. I was at work, working

New York in Hattiesburg: Notes from the 2014 Moorman Symposium

The last event of the 2014 Moorman Symposium is still ahead of us (a 7pm reading) but I wanted to jot down some of my impressions for you anyway, before the end-of-semester madness takes over again and I forget. Meeting

New York in Hattiesburg: Notes from the 2014 Moorman Symposium

The last event of the 2014 Moorman Symposium is still ahead of us (a 7pm reading) but I wanted to jot down some of my impressions for you anyway, before the end-of-semester madness takes over again and I forget. Meeting

Life in Mississippi: A Curtain of Green (Eudora Welty)

Eudora Welty’s Curtain of Green (1941) was the first collection of short stories she published. Its introduction, by Katherine Anne Porter (author of Pale Horse, Pale Rider among others), is full of praise for the emerging writer and especially for her command

Life in Mississippi: A Curtain of Green (Eudora Welty)

Eudora Welty’s Curtain of Green (1941) was the first collection of short stories she published. Its introduction, by Katherine Anne Porter (author of Pale Horse, Pale Rider among others), is full of praise for the emerging writer and especially for her command

sarsaparilla and jimson weed (the sound and the fury, faulkner)

i borrowed this one from my dad’s library. it actually is less creased than this picture. i’m a careful reader. 🙂  at first glance i was discouraged simply by the cover of this book. it is so bleak, communicates so

sarsaparilla and jimson weed (the sound and the fury, faulkner)

i borrowed this one from my dad’s library. it actually is less creased than this picture. i’m a careful reader. 🙂  at first glance i was discouraged simply by the cover of this book. it is so bleak, communicates so

the vulgarity of man: geronimo rex (barry hannah)

i don’t like blurbs or big praise actually printed on the book, or in the book as an introduction, but the NYT quote on the front cover is quite appropriate really: “A stunning piece of entertainment … vulgar, ribald, and

the vulgarity of man: geronimo rex (barry hannah)

i don’t like blurbs or big praise actually printed on the book, or in the book as an introduction, but the NYT quote on the front cover is quite appropriate really: “A stunning piece of entertainment … vulgar, ribald, and

reading southwards (faulkner)

i have read a good number of books, stories, poems, plays etc in my time, but there’s always more. this is a wonderful thing! and since my exploration of literature has been somewhat lopsided toward british lit, here’s my chance

reading southwards (faulkner)

i have read a good number of books, stories, poems, plays etc in my time, but there’s always more. this is a wonderful thing! and since my exploration of literature has been somewhat lopsided toward british lit, here’s my chance