What Southern Female Author Most Influenced Rhett DeVane?

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve asked our contributors to recognize Southern female authors who have had the greatest influence on their lives. “I have to go with Fannie Flagg,” says SLR contributor Rhett DeVane. “I know there are so many classics, but Fried Green Tomatoes and Can’t Wait to Get to Heaven are two of […]

Allen Mendenhall’s Mom Names Most Influential Southern Female Author

When SLR contributor Allen Mendenhall asked his mother, Julie,  for her most influential read by a Southern female author, she chose the Pulitzer Prize winning, To Kill a Mockingbird, by Harper Lee. Southern Lit Review

Patricia O’Sullivan’s Mom’s Month Pick

SLR contributor Patti O’Sullivan chooses Kate Chopin’s The Awakening  for her most influential read as a mother.  “This is a dark view of motherhood,” says O’Sullivan, “but brilliant nonetheless.” Click to Buy