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Two or three things...

I just finished a book. A short book. Ninety four pages in all, and actually a work that I would characterize as one long personal essay, a memoir, rather than anything else. 1,259 more words

Random Musings

How to Make a Writers' Website in the Age of Facebook

Last year’s Hands On Literary Festival and Masquerade Ball was a great success.

Joy Castro was an incredible key note speaker, insightful and gracious.

Writers and scholars discussed the state of crime fiction since the collapse of Lehman Brothers, tried to explain the “badness” of so much workshop fiction, and chronicled African American literature in New Orleans. 1,022 more words

Burlesque Press

Know Your History - 11th April - Dorothy Allison born

On this day…

11th April, 1949 – Dorothy Allison born

Dorothy Allison (born April 11, 1949) is an American writer, speaker, and member of the Fellowship of Southern Writers. 254 more words

Know Your History

Dorothy Allison: Adventures in Feministory

A revolutionary poet, a passionate feminist and a working-class story teller, Dorothy Allison has been successful in widening the horizon for feminist discourse all over the world. 420 more words


Review | Bastard Out of Carolina, 3 Stars

This book made me so angry that I felt an overwhelming need to punch someone in the face after I finished it. I had to wait five minutes and half a glass of wine before I could even coherently write this review. 442 more words


The Queer South nominated for a Lambda Book Award

THE QUEER SOUTH anthology keeps getting accolades. Today it garnered a Lambda Book Award nomination, and earlier this year it made the American Library Association’s top ten LGBT Over the Rainbow titles. 59 more words


The Stories I Tell

                                                              “Behind the story I tell you is the one I don’t.                                                                                                                                                       Behind the story you hear is the one I wish I could make you hear.” 424 more words