William Gay Reading at Bear Bookstore

WHAT:  Reading/ Discussion on STORIES FROM THE ATTIC by William Gay with Team Gay members at Bear Bookstore WHEN: AUGUST 7, 2022 from 4-8 p.m. WHERE: BEAR BOOK MARKET 85 East Main Street Dahlonega, GA 30533 DETAILS:  http://dawnmajor.com/2022/07/29/stories-from-the-attic-by-william-gay-reading-with-team-gay-at-bear-bookstore-august-7-2022-4-8-pm-est/


WHAT: Write Now with Dawn Major & Michael White- William Gay’s Stories From The Attic. Virtual via Broadleaf Writers Association’s FB Page on Zoom. WHEN: AUGUST 18 at 7 p.m. DETAILS:  (7) Write Now: Stories From the Attic | Facebook

Change of Leadership at SLR

After devoting more than a decade of service to Southern Literary Review, including serving as editor-in-chief and publisher, Allen Mendenhall is stepping down from those roles. Allen has written and published over one hundred of his own book reviews and author interviews on SLR, most recently moving from Q/A print interviews to a video format. […]

Dawn Major interviews Robert Gwaltney, Author of “The Cicada Tree”

I finally met Robert Gwaltney—in person—at a local author’s book signing, but we had become virtual friends during this never-ending pandemic. Robert is a writer and book advocate like me, so it was only a matter of time before our paths crossed. Gwaltney is also the editor for Blue Mountain Review and is highly active […]

“The Cicada Tree,” by Robert Gwaltney

Reviewed by Dawn Major In The Cicada Tree, Georgia author Robert Gwaltney’s debut novel, dark secrets lurk beneath the town of Providence, Georgia, secrets of obsessions and betrayal, secrets that must be unearthed. Donalbain, from Shakespeare’s MacBeth, said, “There’s daggers in men’s smiles. The near in the blood, The nearer bloody.” The Cicada Tree (Moonshine […]

Dawn Major interviews Anjali Enjeti, Author of “Southbound”

DM: I met you during my residency as a graduate student while getting my MFA in creative writing at Reinhardt University where you are an instructor with the MFA program. In your essay, “Anger Like Fire,” you celebrate rage. That essay meant a lot to me, because as a woman, and as a Southern woman, […]