Nonfiction

Articles, essays, and opinions from & about the New South.

Obey | Nonfiction

Obey | Nonfiction

I tell Maurcio Obeja, taxista numero 82599, the address of where I am going. I say it correctly this time, street first, number after, Suipacha 637. “The six-hundred block of Suipacha is only three or four blocks down there,” he points to the right—to this octopus...
She and Shakespeare and I | Nonfiction

She and Shakespeare and I | Nonfiction

Katherine. Bianca. The Old Widow. Petruchio. Baptista. Lucentio. Tranio. Gremio. Hortensio. Grumio. Biondello. Christopher Sly. (For a story all about how women are supposed to behave, there is a shocking lack of female representation.) When reading and directing...
A View From the Sidewalk | Nonfiction

A View From the Sidewalk | Nonfiction

Atlanta Writers Club Presents… Rick Bragg Prize for Nonfiction Winner: Harry Duke   A View From the Sidewalk   When I retired, I decided to open a sidewalk produce stand. I did not need the money. I just needed something to do and to feel good about...
Swim | Nonfiction

Swim | Nonfiction

She was born a Pisces, the fish sign. It fit her, she loved the water. When her family moved to Garden Grove, California, they had to buy a house with a pool. She swam in it every day. She wasn’t for fancy swimsuits; she liked practical black. Her husband made...

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