Atlanta Self-Publishing Conference

Atlanta Writers Club is offering a Self-Publishing Conference on April 29, 2023. Here is the link with info and registration:  Writing Conference | Atlanta Self-publishing Conference (

The Official Southern Literary Review 2022 Holiday Gift Guide

Donna’s Picks For readers who liked Where the Crawdads Sing:  In the Lonely Backwater by Val Niemen For fans of graphic novels: The third in a series by Robert Gipe, Pop For Tony Soprano fans and fans of dark financial world fiction: Coyote Loop by L. C. Fiore For Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil fans: The […]

Philip Zozzaro

Philip Zozzaro is an avid book reader who has been reviewing books since March 2015. He writes for various publications, such as the San Francisco Book Review, Booklist Magazine, and US Book Review. He maintains his own blog as well ( His favorite genres are biography, history, true crime, and mysteries. While book reviewing is […]

Faith Eidse

Faith Eidse, PhD, recently signed a Masthof Press publishing contract for her Kingsbury award-winning memoir, Deeper than African Soil, of surviving revolution, disease, and boarding school trauma while growing up among worlds in Congo, Canada and the U.S. She has published five fiction and non-fiction titles, including Florida’s oral history of 2007, Voices of the […]

Meredith Sue Willis

Meredith Sue Willis grew up in a West Virginia family of teachers. She has published twenty-two books, and her novels and stories are considered part of the Appalachian Renaissance.  She also writes science fiction, young adult, books for children, and books about how-to-write and how-to-teach-writing. She teaches novel writing at New York University’s School of […]

The Pat Conroy Residency

The Pat Conroy Residency is accepting applications until December 14, 2022. The nonprofit Pat Conroy Literary Center offers a Writer’s Residency twice annually—typically in early March and early November, conjoined to our March Forth program and our Pat Conroy Literary Festival respectively. The residency is available to writers of all genres, published or unpublished, unless otherwise noted in the specific call […]