“I don’t think it’s in any way about an ultimate definition. Art never should be. The worst thing you can do with art is close it down, make it mean one thing. One of the reasons great art endures the centuries is because it is open.” — Curt Richter, photographer
Essay by Barry Hannah, The Dreamworld by Donald Roller Wilson, Fiction by Deno Trakas and Lewis Nordon. Photography by Curt Richter.
Columns by Michael D’Orso, Nicholas Dawidoff, Beverly Lowry, Eric Ormsby, and others.
Sermon With Meath
by Barry Hannah
Was Meath the big fool everyone thought he was?
The Dreamworld of Donald Roller Wilson
An Arkansas painter’s vision of the grandeur of monkeys, cats and dogs.
The New People
by Lewis Nordon
The New People were very strange, but surely they weren’t dangerous.
Portraits Of Southern Writers
by Curt Richter
It takes about seven years to capture the faces of Southern literature
by Deno Trakas
Guess who’s coming to dinner?
by Hal Crowther
Are the Fugitives still at large?
by P. Revess
GONE OFF UP NORTH
by Roy Blount Jr.
A cheap shot never hurt anyone, especially if Jackie O. said so.
Up From the Ashes
by Michael D’Orso
Behind the scenes at Hollywood’s retelling of the Florida racial massacre.
Hell’s Half Acre
by Nicholas Dawidoff
The troubled history of country’s best brother act.
Shooting The Cat
by Tony Earley
Who said killing a cat was easy?
South Of The Times
by John Shelton Reed
How the South is taking over America.
A Book of our Own
by Beverly Lowry
Why Gone with the Wind speaks to women all over the world.
Finding A Portrait
by Eric Ormsby