Archives for August 2010

Hambidge Artist Residency Program

Type: Residency Location: Rabun Gap, Georgia Application Deadline: September 15, 2010 Web: www.hambidge.org E-mail: residents@hambidge.org Hambidge offers residencies of two weeks to two months to poets, fiction writers, and creative nonfiction writers on 600 wooded acres in the Northeast Georgia Mountains. Up to nine residents can be accommodated at a time. The residencies include a […]

Coming Back: New Orleans Resurgent, by Mario Tama

In the South, it’s common to hear folks divide their experiences into two categories: Before Katrina and After Katrina. For many across the Gulf Coast, life will never be the same. To mark the five-year anniversary of the worst natural disaster in modern American history, Umbrage Editions has produced a poignant new photobook, Coming Back: […]

Meet Karen White, Author of On Folly Beach

Bestselling novelist, Karen White, took time to discuss her latest release, On Folly Beach, selected by SLR as our August Read of the Month. She describes this book as “Southern women’s fiction grit lit” and reviewers are raving.   Throughout this story, you’ve excelled at making the reader wait as the story develops. As an […]

August Read of the Month – On Folly Beach, by Karen White

We’ll end this summer’s picks with a page-turning beach read that’s been on the NYT’s extended list since it’s release in May. Bestselling author, Karen White, delivers the ultimate summer southern setting in her new release, On Folly Beach (New American Library/ Penguin Publishing Group, May 2010). She allows readers to visit this South Carolina […]