Sorry I haven’t blogged much lately . . .

I’ve been busy! In the past five months, in addition to publishing my 7th book and going on a two-week in-person book tour, I’ve done “umpteen” virtual events/presentations/interviews for JOHN AND MARY MARGARET, and met with numerous book clubs.


On the “Press Page” of my website, you can see these 27 virtual presentations, articles,, reviews, and interviews, all but one of which happened in the past five months. Click on any that interest you.

Virtual presentation hosted by the Southern Lit Alliance, September 1, 2021

Interview on Jason Frazell’s podcast: “Talking to Cool People,” September 1, 2021

Interview on WUTC radio in Chattanooga, Tennessee August 30, 2021.

Susan Cushman’s JOHN AND MARY MARGARET Tackles Interracial Relationships From the ’60s on” August 16, 2021 , by Alz Authors founding member Marianne Sciucco.

Nice piece in Tri Delt ReaDDDS in Trident Magazine!, August 13, 2021.

Video Interview on the Mike Wagner Show August 19, 2021

Interview with Patti Callahan Henry on FRIENDS AND FICTION July 9, 2021.

Short review at “Says Me Says Mom” on July 6, 2021

Interview in the Jackson, Mississippi Clarion Ledger on July 4, 2021 (see image)

Conversation with Ralph Eubanks at Lemuria Books, Jackson, MS, July 1, 2021

Book review at Jackson, Mississippi’s Clarion Ledger newspaper June 27, 2021.

Conversation with Jeffrey Blount at Novel Memphis on June 4, 2021.

Storyboard Memphis interview on WYPL FM 89.3 Memphis June 5, 2021.

Interview/article in Thrive Global, June 3, 2021.

Review by Ellen Morris Prewitt on her wonderful blog, June 3, 2021.

Interview with Allen Mendenhall at the Southern Literary Review, June 3, 2021

“Live at Nine” WREG News Channel 3, with Marybeth Connelly, Memphis, June 2, 2021

Book review at Best Times, Memphis June 2, 2021

Beaufort Lifestyle, Beaufort, SC, features event at Pat Conroy Literary Center, May 28, 2021

Interview with Marshall Ramsey for “Mississippi Stories” at Mississippi Today May 26, 2021

Interview with Mark Fleischer of Storyboard Memphis, May 26 2021

Article in the Lowcountry Weekly, Beaufort, SC, May 25, 2021

Review at Jenn’s Blah Blah Blog, 5/24/21

Alumni Spotlight at University of Mississippi College of Liberal Arts Alumni News, 5/21/21

Pen For Hire, 5/14/21 INTERVIEW with Matthew Harmes

Authority Magazine, 5/6/21 “Five Things You Need to Know to Become a Great Author”

Guest post at Nicole Roccas’ blog: “This is Me Speaking Out” (January 2021)


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I will announce the winners in a future blog post and then mail signed copies to each of you. I’m so excited to have more readers for my two novels and my short story collection. Thanks, always, for reading.

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