“Familiar Voices” at 2021 Mississippi Book Festival

FESTIVAL BEGINNINGS In 2017, the first year of the Mississippi Book Festival, I was on the panel, “Voices of Home,”…

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Why Should You Read “The Pulpwood Queens Celebrate 20 Years!”?

It’s all about STORY . . . . In 2020, the Pulpwood Queens—and their male counterparts, the Timber Guys—are celebrating…

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The Emancipation of Evan Walls by Jeffrey Blount

Family, Race, and Freedom in the Old and New South The Emancipation of Evans Walls by Jeffrey Blount may be…

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Blurb Slut

Lifting One Another Up My favorite author Pat Conroy called himself a “blurb slut,” and was known for writing blurbs…

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Prepping

August is almost here. That means my book tour is about to begin, and I’m prepping. First I read through…

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