Sacred and Profane: Voice and Vision in Southern Self-Taught Art

Sacred Light: Holy Places in Louisiana

Salvation Run

Sam Myers: The Blues Is My Story

Sam Peckinpah: Interviews

Samuel Fuller: Interviews

Samuel M. Gore : Blessed with Tired Hands

Sanctuaries of Segregation: The Story of the Jackson Church Visit Campaign

Santeria Garments and Altars: Speaking Without a Voice

Saved by Song: A History of Gospel and Christian Music

Saving Louisiana? The Battle for Coastal Wetlands

Scoop: The Evolution of a Southern Reporter

Scorpions of Medical Importance

Scottish Traveller Tales: Lives Shaped through Stories

A Scottsboro Case in Mississippi: The Supreme Court and Brown v. Mississippi

Scotty And Elvis: Aboard the Mystery Train

The Screen Is Red: Hollywood, Communism, and the Cold War

Seal of Approval: The History of the Comics Code

The Search for Good Wine: From the Founding Fathers to the Modern Table

The Search for Sam Goldwyn

Searching for John Ford

Searching for Red Eagle: A Personal Journey into the Spirit World of Native America

Searching for the New Black Man: Black Masculinity and Women's Bodies

A Season of Night: New Orleans Life after Katrina

Second Line Rescue: Improvised Responses to Katrina and Rita

Secrets of a New Orleans Chef: Recipes from Tom Cowman's Cookbook

Selected Letters of Katherine Anne Porter: Chronicles of a Modern Woman

Selling Folk Music: An Illustrated History

Seminole Burning: A Story of Racial Vengeance

Sentenced to Death: The American Novel and Capital Punishment

A Serigamy of Stories

Seth: Conversations

The Seventh Babe

Seventh-day Adventists and the Civil Rights Movement

The Several Lives of Chester Himes

Sex, Race, and the Role of Women in the South

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shadowing Ralph Ellison

Shadows and Cypress: Southern Ghost Stories

Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Shaping Our Mothers' World: American Women's Magazines

Sharks, Skates, and Rays of the Gulf of Mexico: A Field Guide

She Could Be Chaplin!: The Comedic Brilliance of Alice Howell


Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life

Shelby Foote: Novelist and Historian

Shenandoah Valley Folklife

Shifting Interludes: Selected Essays

Shiloh and Corinth: Sentinels of Stone


Shocking The Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

The Shoe Bird

Showman: The Life and Music of Perry George Lowery

Shreveport Sounds in Black and White

Sidelines Activist: Charles S. Johnson and the Struggle for Civil Rights

Sidney Lumet: Interviews

Silent Warriors, Incredible Courage: The Declassified Stories of Cold War Reconnaissance Flights and the Men Who Flew Them

The Sinking of the USS Cairo

Sitting in Darkness: New South Fiction, Education, and the Rise of Jim Crow Colonialism, 1865-1920

Sitting Pretty: The Life and Times of Clifton Webb

The Sixteenth Mississippi Infantry: Civil War Letters and Reminiscences

Skin Deep

Slavery and Frontier Mississippi, 1720-1835

Slavery and the American South

Slavery, Propaganda, and the American Revolution

Smart Ball: Marketing the Myth and Managing the Reality of Major League Baseball

The Snare

So the Heffners Left McComb

Soldier's Son

Sombreros and Motorcycles in a Newer South: The Politics of Aesthetics in South Carolina's Tourism Industry

Some Notes on River Country

Somebody Always Singing You

Song of My Life: A Biography of Margaret Walker

Songs Of Sorrow : Lucy McKim Garrison and "Slave Songs of the United States"

Sonny Montgomery: The Veteran's Champion

The Soul of Southern Cooking

Soul of the Man: Bobby "Blue" Bland

The Souls of White Folk: African American Writers Theorize Whiteness

SoulStirrers: Black Art and the Neo-Ancestral Impulse

The South and Faulkner's Yoknapatawpha: The Actual and the Apocryphal

The South and Film

The South and the Caribbean

South Florida Folklife

The South's Role in the Creation of the Bill of Rights

Southern Belle

Southern Cooking to Remember

Southern Fiddlers and Fiddle Contests

Southern Frontier Humor: New Approaches

Southern Ladies and Suffragists: Julia Ward Howe and Women's Rights at the 1884 New Orleans World's Fair

The Southern Manifesto: Massive Resistance and the Fight to Preserve Segregation

Southern Religion, Southern Culture: Essays Honoring Charles Reagan Wilson

Southern Shade: A Plant Selection Guide

Southern Splendor: Saving Architectural Treasures of the Old South

Southern Sun: A Plant Selection Guide

Southern White Ministers and the Civil Rights Movement

Southern Writers on Writing

Southern Writers Quiz Book

Sowing the Wind: The Mississippi Constitutional Convention of 1890

Speaking of the Short Story: Interviews with Contemporary Writers

A Special Relationship : Britain Comes to Hollywood and Hollywood Comes to Britain

The Speeches of Fannie Lou Hamer: To Tell It Like It Is

Spheres of Liberty: Changing Perceptions of Liberty in American Culture

Spike Lee: Interviews

A Spiral Way: How the Phonograph Changed Ethnography

Spirit of the Delta: The Art of Carolyn Norris

A Spiritual Journey: The Art of Eddie Lee Kendrick

Spiritualism in Nineteenth-Century New Orleans: The Life and Times of Henry Louis Rey

Sports and the Racial Divide: African American and Latino Experience in an Era of Change

Sports Crazy: How Sports Are Sabotaging American Schools

Sports: The All-American Addiction

Squint: My Journey with Leprosy

Stable Views: Stories and Voices from the Thoroughbred Racetrack


Stan Brakhage: Interviews

Stan Lee: Conversations

Stanley Kubrick: Adapting the Sublime

Stanley Kubrick: Interviews

The Starday Story: The House That Country Music Built

The State of Health and Health Care in Mississippi

Steamboats and the Cotton Economy: River Trade in the Yazoo-Mississippi Delta

Steelpan Ambassadors: The US Navy Steel Band, 1957-1999

Step Right Up

Stephen Sondheim and the Reinvention of the American Musical

Stepping into the Picture: Cartoon Designer Maurice Noble

Sterling Hayden's Wars

Steve Gerber: Conversations

Steven Soderbergh : Interviews, Revised and Updated

Steven Soderbergh: Interviews

Steven Spielberg: A Biography, Second Edition

Steven Spielberg: Interviews

Steven Spielberg: Interviews, Revised and Updated

Still Following Percy

Stories from Home

Stories from the Haunted South

Stories of Oprah: The Oprahfication of American Culture

The Story of French New Orleans: History of a Creole City

The Story-Time of the British Empire: Colonial and Postcolonial Folkloristics

Straight White Male: Performance Art Monologues

Strangers on Their Native Soil: Opposition to United States' Governance in Louisiana's Orleans Territory, 1803-1809

Strawberry Plains Audubon Center: Four Centuries of a Mississippi Landscape

Strike Songs of the Depression

Striking Performances/Performing Strikes

Strings Attached

The Struggle for America's Promise: Equal Opportunity at the Dawn of Corporate Capital

Studying and Living in Britain

Subversive Spirits: The Female Ghost in British and American Popular Culture

Succeeding against Great Odds: Alcorn State University in Its Second Century

Suddenly They Heard Footsteps: Storytelling for the Twenty-first Century

Sullivan's Hollow

Sundays Down South: A Pastor's Stories

Super Heroes: A Modern Mythology

The Superhero Reader

Superheroes on World Screens

Superman in Myth and Folklore

The Survival of Soap Opera: Transformations for a New Media Era

Susan Sontag: The Making of an Icon, Revised and Updated

Swamp Pop: Cajun and Creole Rhythm and Blues

Swamp Rat: The Story of Dixie's Nutria Invasion

Swapping Stories: Folktales from Louisiana

Sweet Spots: In-Between Spaces in New Orleans

Swing, That Modern Sound

A Symphony of Animals

The System of Comics


Levels of Membership


Mark Saunders would remind us: It’s all about the authors

By Steve Yates The recent death of friend, colleague, and fellow novelist Mark Saunders has knocked me flat. We are about the same age—I will turn 51 next week; Mark was 52 when he died suddenly at home. We were both sales managers, marketing directors, and then assistant directors, and we struggled with those demands at about the same time. In addition to all that, we were both MFA

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