Charles Portis Collection Ideal Father’s Day Gift

     The DVD of True Grit hits shelves June 7. This current Coen Brothers’ take on one of Charles Portis’ greatest literary works has been met with critical acclaim, as was the original 1969 film which landed John Wayne an academy award.      This revived interest in Charles Portis has led readers to return to his novels for […]

Leaving Gee’s Bend, by Irene Latham

     Click to Buy  Reviewed by Abigail Greenbaum      By now, nearly everyone has heard of the Gee’s Bend quilts. Maybe you saw them in New York City, where Leaving Gee’s Bend author and Alabama writer Irene Latham first discovered their bright colors and irreverent patterns, their sense of place and history. Or maybe you’ve […]

Abigail Greenbaum

Abigail Greenbaum lives in Oxford, Mississippi, where she is pursuing her MFA in fiction. She teaches writing at Ole Miss, and when she needs a break from literature, she bakes pies for the New Orleans style restaurant Tallulah’s Kitchen. Her fiction and her essays have been nominated for several AWP Intro Journal awards.