Tags : southern authors

Delusions of Beulah

by Jas Faulkner  writer’s note: I had planned this really great photo essay about bookstore dogs and cats.  Then I started to upload my pictures and my CF card failed. While I was at Geek Squad trying to get my pictures, the nice young man who corrects all of my technical SNAFUS asked me if […]Read More

Reverend William D. Campbell 1924-2013

by Jas Faulkner The daily email feed from one of the local papers had two links to stories that showed the city’s religious past and present passing each other in ways that could be seen as fitting, if not entirely ironic. The first headline, listed as a top story:  Southern Baptists Shrink For Sixth Straight […]Read More

What Makes a Southern Writer Southern?

by Jas Faulkner The Southern US as it exists in the minds of anyone who lives elsewhere is a collection of tortured memories of required texts from high school, stereotypes that have been perpetuated by the media, and assumptions of regressive attitudes towards everything.    Thinking, reading, writing southerners everywhere know that there is more […]Read More