New release set in, around Lafayette
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The William Faulkner-William Wisdom Creative Writing Competition seeks new, talented writers to assist them in finding literary agents and publishers for their work. Submission and awards are in the following categories for previously unpublished ...
Review: Mark Athitakis sees 'The New Midwest' for what it really is
As William Faulkner said, Mark Twain was the first truly American writer. Ernest Hemingway, F. Scott Fitzgerald, Willa Cather, Carl Sandburg, Saul Bellow, Richard Wright, Sinclair Lewis, Upton Sinclair, and on and on. Midwestern books and Midwestern ...
Joan Didion's New Book Is an Old One That She Never Finished Writing
She acts on the impulses of a traveler (searching for the grave of William Faulkner in Oxford, Mississippi); she has some of the curious dialogues with strangers that are a signature of her stories; she has some of the rarified experience that come ...
Bobbie Gentry: a Classic Country Icon Turned Recluse
Wide Open Country
Bobbie Gentry captivated the entire country in 1967 with a southern tale to rival William Faulkner. She sang of a Mississippi family sitting around the dinner table.