“Yellow Wife” by Sadeqa Johnson

Yellow Wife (Simon & Schuster, 2021) by Sadeqa Johnson has garnered much recognition already: A Best Book of 2021 by NPR and Christian Science Monitor, and a Goodreads Choice Award. Yet Southern Literary Review didn’t want to let this extraordinary historical novel escape our readers’ notice, so Donna Meredith and Claire Matturro discussed the novel’s merits […]

Allen Mendenhall Interviews David Bradley

AM:  Thanks for doing this interview on the occasion of the ebook release of your 1981 novel, The Chaneysville Incident.  It’s been 32 years since the novel was first published.  Does it speak differently to today’s audience than it did upon its initial release? Thanks for the opportunity. No writer really knows what a book, […]