Congratulations to Ward on winning the 2017 National Book Award for Sing, Unburied, Sing.
Talking back to diagnosis
Life and death in a mining town in Kevin Canty’s The Underworld
“The reward is getting through the tough stuff. And that’s what’s perplexing about the art thing. When I was going to school there were kids that could draw their asses off. There were kids that were better draftsman than me, for certain. But no one was more determined than me.”
Sarah Gerard’s essay collection, Sunshine State, embodies Florida’s unpredictability in the best sense.
In the spring of 2015, An-My Lê was invited by film director Gary Ross to photograph on the set of Free State of Jones, his period war film inspired by the life of Newton Knight, a Mississippi farmer and Southern Unionist who led an armed revolt against the Confederacy in 1864.
Nicotine, the author’s third novel in as many years, dives into the world of East Coast anarchists.
“I think violence is inherited, it’s taught, and some of the characters are born into bad blood. …The characters are raped and so is the land.”
Fable and fact—an editor’s perspective on the poetry and cult of Frank Stanford.
It’s high noon in Bruneville. Not a cloud in the sky.
Many months ago, when I first heard of Beasts of the Southern Wild and knew absolutely nothing about it, I wondered what type of an animal it could possibly be; the title so completely engaged my imagination.
Rebecca Keith speaks with author Jesmyn Ward about her National Book Award-winning novel Salvage the Bones.
Michael Schmelling made a book called Atlanta, a photo book about the Atlanta hip-hop scene. Then Richard Maxwell wrote a review of it.
Charlie Smith’s latest novel, Three Delays, is an account of the partings and reconciliations of two lovers on the fringes of the American mainstream. In the course of their conversation, Reed and Smith agree on one point: redemption is an illusion.