James Wade

James Wade lives and writes in the Texas Hill Country with his wife and daughter. He is a two-time winner of the Spur Award from the Western Writers of America, and a recipient of the prestigious Reading the West Award for Debut Fiction. His most recent novel is Beasts of the Earth. Other titles include All Things Left […]

“Cormac McCarthy: The Great Optimist of American Literature” by James Wade

Associate Editor Dawn Major has not had the pleasure of meeting author, James Wade, who wrote the following piece, “Cormac McCarthy: The Great Optimist of American Literature.” She met him through another fellow Southern author. If anything, the Southern writing world is a small one. Everyone knows everyone in the end, well…maybe not Cormac McCarthy […]