Lizzie Gheorghita

Lizzie Gheorghita is a recent graduate of Sewanee: The University of the South. She grew up in Romania and England, and was most recently in Charleston, South Carolina, with Charleston Weddings magazine and Little Rock, Arkansas, with the Oxford American magazine. She currently freelances and works part-time at an independent school in Kansas City.

Roger D. Hodge Appointed Editor of The Oxford American

Roger D. Hodge, formerly an editor at Harper’s, has become the second editor of The Oxford American, which has been publishing the best of Southern literature for 20 years now.  We at Southern Literary Review applaud this appointment and look forward to Mr. Hodge’s tenure.

August Read of the Month: The Oxford American’s Best of the South 2012 Issue

The Read of the Month for August is the latest issue of The Oxford American.  The issue, subtitled Best of the South 2012, features fiction by Wendell Berry, Tyrone Jaeger, and Addie Citchens; introduces new OA columnist Jesmyn Ward; and offers eclectic essays and commentary on such topics as food, Hilton Head, religion, music, kinship, […]


  A TALE OF TWO FARMS July 24, 2010 5:00 p.m.    A Southern Summer Celebration Featuring One of the Nation’s Leaders of the Local Food Movement Join P. Allen Smith and executive chef Joshua Smith of Local Roots, Roanoke’s first farm-to-table restaurant, for a garden-fresh culinary experience. The evening begins with live music, a […]

Oxford American: The Southern Magazine of Good Writing, 11th Annual Southern Music Issue

Review by Allen Mendenhall      Well, butter my buns and call me a biscuit because the folks at the Oxford American have done it again! Each year this literary quarterly, proudly published by the University of Central Arkansas, releases a Southern music issue.      This year the editors have introduced a new theme—The Southern State […]