publishing

The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature

The December issue of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature: Southern Fiction, Essays, Poetry & more Since 1995 is now available online. I love this publication — it’s quirky, wide-ranging, eccentric and really interesting reading. I would love the Dead Mule no matter what — but the fact is, one of my pieces is …

The Writer-Editor Relationship

I went to a great panel discussion this past week as part of my local university’s annual Writers Week. It featured Jay Varner, a Creative Writing MFA graduate here who just published his memoir, Nothing Left to Burn, and Jay’s editor, Chuck Adams at Algonquin Books. Adams also edited Sara Gruen’s Like Water for Elephants …