Archives for July 2012

“Wait Until Tomorrow,” by Pat MacEnulty

Review by Donna Meredith In Wait Until Tomorrow, Pat MacEnulty drifts back and forth in time to reveal a full, sometimes troubled, and ultimately rewarding relationship with her mother. Just as Rosalind MacEnulty’s love remains steadfast through Pat’s teenage drug addictions and stint in prison, Pat cares for her mother through years of declining health. […]

July Read of the Month: “Blueberry Years,” by Jim Minnick

Jim Minnick’s The Blueberry Years, re-released in paperback a few weeks ago, proclaims itself, in the subtitle, as being a “memoir of farm and family.”  And so it is.  Yet, while Minnick is too humble to proclaim it as such, it is the reader’s prerogative to make of a book what it really and truly […]

“Miss Julia to the Rescue,” by Ann Ross

Reviewed by David Kinzer Miss Julia is the protagonist of a series of popular novels, a Southern widow of considerable wealth, relative age, and the Presbyterian persuasion. She doesn’t solve mysteries so much as become embroiled in the chaotic events of her neighbors’ lives. Her latest adventure is documented in Miss Julia to the Rescue. […]

David Kinzer

David Kinzer is an MFA candidate in fiction at the University of Arkansas. Previously, he attended the University of Michigan, where he received a Hopwood Award for his writing. His latest story, “The Homosexual Vogue: Selected Letters of E.M. Forster, 1928,” was published in Quarter After Eight, with an introduction by Peter Ho Davies.

John Shelton Reed’s Dixie Bohemia

Southern Literary Review is pleased to announce that LSU Press will release John Shelton Reed’s latest book, Dixie Bohemia, this fall.  The book addresses the literary scene in and around the French Quarter of New Orleans during the 1920s.  Dr. Reed is the author or editor of some 20 books, and he taught at the University of North Carolina […]