Aaron Lee Moore

Aaron Lee Moore is an Associate Research Fellow in the Department of Comparative and World Literature at Sichuan University. He is also Editor-in-Chief of the print literary journal Floyd County Moonshine (www.floydshine.com). His poetry chapbook, The Snapping of the Stick, is available from Finishing Line Press and Amazon. His work has appeared in Cold Mountain Review, CLCWeb: Comparative […]

Rhonda Ray

Rhonda Ray is a retired English professor writing a coming-of-age memoir set on a North Carolina tobacco farm. An excerpt from the memoir is forthcoming in the anthology Being Home (Madville Publishing, 2021).

Robert Kostuck

Robert Kostuck is an M.Ed. graduate from Northern Arizona University. Recently published fiction, essays, and reviews appear or are forthcoming in the anthologies Everywhere Stories, Vols. II and III, Manifest West, Vol. VI, and DoveTales, Vols. IV—VII, and in many print and online journals including Louisiana Literature, Kenyon Review, The Massachusetts Review, The Southwest Review, […]

2020 Southern Festival of Books

2020 Southern Festival of Books   Thursday, October 1 – Sunday, October 11 The 32nd annual Southern Festival of Books: A Celebration of the Written Word? will be held online October 1-11. Readers and writers from across Tennessee, and the world, will celebrate the joy of reading and lifelong learning through free online sessions with […]

Excerpt from “Coventry,” by Joseph Bathanti

Editor’s Note:  Italics appear in the original.  From Chapter 51 in Coventry             One afternoon, Papa and Frank and I were out fetching a convict named Tombs. He’d been gone the better part of three hours before we got started after him. Papa was never in a hurry. It was his theory that a run […]

Jason Kingry

Jason Kingry is an undergraduate student at Auburn University, an intern at the Blackstone & Burke Center for Law & Liberty, and a Mises Institute Undergraduate Research Intern.

Marina Brown

Marina Brown is the author of two Gold-Medal-winning novels, Land Without Mirrors and Lizbeth, and a Silver-Medal-winning volume of poetry, The Leaf Does Not Believe It Will Fall, as well as other books. Currently, she writes for the Tallahassee Democrat and two national magazines. Brown is a former professional ballet dancer, an R.N., a cellist in a symphony orchestra, a tango […]

SLR Welcomes Claire Hamner Matturro as Associate Editor

Claire Hamner Matturro has joined the editorial team at Southern Literary Review.  Claire was raised on tales of errant, unhinged kith and kin, whiskey making, and the War Between the States. Inspired by such stories, she wanted to be a novelist, but pursued more gainful and steady employment first. Which is to say, she has been a […]