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Sothebys to Auction the Property from the Estate of Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash

Johnny Cash and June Carter Cash are a part of southern music history, from the Carter Family to the Man in Black. Between September 14-16, 2004, the property of their estate will be auctioned by Sothebys in New York City. Among the items up for bid: a handmade banjo lute owned by Mother Maybelle Carter; a photo of Elvis Presley with his inscription to June Carter Cash; the 1967 Grammy Award for “Jackson”; Johnny Cash’s handwritten lyrics to “Going, Going, Gone”; and a group of Jimmie Rodgers memorabilia. [Photo credit: Roger Prigent]


Southern Book Award Winners Announced

The Southern Book Critics Circle has selected their nominations for the 2004 Southern Book Awards. They are: 

Nonfiction:
And The Dead Shall Rise: The Murder of Mary Phagan and the Lynching of Leo Frank, by Steve Oney (Pantheon)
 
Fiction:
The Known World, by Edward P. Jones (Amistad/HarperCollins)

The awards that will be presented to the winners at the Southern Festival of Books, which will be held in Memphis, Tennessee, October 8-10.


 

Call for Papers
Journal of Kentucky Studies (Deadline: none)
Contextualizing Streetcar (Deadline: September 15, 2004)
History in/and/of Southern Literature (Deadline: October 15, 2004)
Delta Blues Symposium XI: Imagining the Delta (Deadline: January 14, 2005)
Faulkner and Whiteness (Deadline: September 24, 2005)
 
Contests
Southern Writers' Project (Deadline: none)
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