Southern Scribe
                   Our Culture of Storytelling


                                                          May, 2004                                         Vol. 5, No. 4

Book News
An Interview with Marshall Chapman
By Charlotte J. Robertson

All six feet of her dressed in starched white shirt and low-slung jeans -- allowing a peek at the baby-blue boxer shorts beneath, Marshall Chapman came striding into Page & Palette Bookstore in Fairhope, Alabama, on a balmy May evening with guitar in hand, her man at her side, and all the grace of the debutante her mother had wanted her to be.  As the night progressed, it was easy to see she respects herself, her work, and her audience -- and her presence commands the same in return.

A Spiritual Journey of the World
An Interview with Jeff Sharlet
By Pam Kingsbury

The Bible contains many of humanity's most enduring stories. In the reading of the first few chapters of Genesis alone, readers learn that life isn't always fair, people aren't always kind, and the ways in which families are particularly cruel to one another. It might even be safe to argue these stories have become a part of the Western collective unconscious.




Porch Tales
Porch Tales are personal essays that bring memories of family, community, place and all those favorite stories passed on the porch. 
The Clean Smell of Dirt
By Jonna Turner













Louis Rubin Honored

Terry Kay Awarded the Townsend Prize

More News

Southeast Independent Bestseller List (managed by Book Sense and SEBA).

May  Calendar
1-2 Southern Lights Writer's Conference
8 Florida Romance Writers' Fun in the Sun
13-16 Florida First Coast Writers' Festival
15 NC Writers' Network Spring Conference
16-21 Arts & Letters Workshops
16-22 The Complete Writer
18-23 Emory Summer Writers' Institute & Festival
20-23 Folly  Beach Writers' Retreat
22 Georgia Writers Spring Festival
22 Donald Maass - Writing the Breakout Novel Workshops
23-27 Duke University Writers' Workshop
5/28-6/6 Kentucky Writers Retreat Workshop

2004 Calendar

Book Reviews
The Floodmakers, Mylene Dressler
The Big Bust at Tyrone's Rooming House: A Novel of Atlanta, James Gallant
The Lord Had Something Better in Mind, Barbara J. Robinson
Roseborough, Jane Roberts Wood
On My Father's Grave, Marshall Frank
All-Time Greatest Alabama Sports Stories, Benny Marshall
Inside Alabama: A Personal History of My State, Harvey Jackson III
Opening Mexico: The Making of a Democracy, Julia Preston and Samuel Dillon
The Hacienda in Mexico, Daniel Nierman and Ernesto H. Vallejo
Dancing Alone in Mexico, Ron Butler
Not Till We Are Lost, William Wenthe
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