What to Give the Writing Dad? Registration to Nonfiction Workshop

2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop Memphis, Tennessee September 23-25, 2011        The 2011 Memphis Creative Nonfiction Workshop will feature faculty-led manuscript critique sessions, craft talks, a “pitch fest” hosted by a literary agent, panels, and keynote presentations by published authors in the field of creative nonfiction, including creative nonfiction authors, Neil White, Kristen Iversen, […]

Edward Cohen Offers Jewish Perspective on Civil Rights Movement

     SLR contributor Patricia O’Sullivan shares her favorite Father’s Day gift. Click to Buy      “The Peddler’s Grandson by Edward Cohen,” Patti says. “It’s a fascinating memoir of growing up Jewish in Jackson, Mississippi during the Civil Rights era. It is also about trying to escape the identity thrust upon you by your parents.”

Lewis Nordan Explores Magical Bond Between Father and Son

   Still looking for a meaningful Father’s Day Gift? SLR contributor Sean Ennis shares the title that most impacted his role as both a son and a father:     When I first read Lewis Nordan’s Music of the Swamp, I was just a son.  I laughed and cringed at the bungling of Mr. Mecklin–the well-intentioned lies […]