Southern Lit Presents: Roxy Gordon

Southern Lit Presents: Roxy Gordon

“Poetry Is An Indian”—An Outlaw Ghost Still Speaks Many Southerners are quick to take great pride in their potential ancestry of Native American tribes. Insert Sioux, Cherokee, or Apache here. If we try, we can visualize the images hung on the walls of some...
Southern Lit Presents: Douglas Ray

Southern Lit Presents: Douglas Ray

Always Queer, Never Quiet Queer folks in the South generally don’t enjoy the limelight reserved for heterosexuals. When light is cast on the LGBTQ community, it’s generally around much-deserved human rights: whether members can exist safely in their identities in...
Sweetness and Savagery in the South

Sweetness and Savagery in the South

Book review Mourning Dove Claire Fullerton Forthcoming June 29, 2018 Firefly Southern Fiction, 234 pp., $9.95 Parallel universes exist all around us. One person chucks trash for another to call a treasure. Claire Fullerton’s novel Mourning Dove explores this concept...