National Library Week and Take Action for Libraries Day!

This week marks the 60th year that America has celebrated NATIONAL LIBRARY WEEK. Back in the 1950s, Americans (like ME!)…

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Small Mississippi Towns and the Characters That (Might) Live There!

Eleven years ago this August I went to the first Mississippi Writers Guild Conference in Clinton, Mississippi. It was pivotal…

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I Love Stories

And essays. Which is why I love anthologies. The first anthology in which I was published was Circling Faith: Southern…

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