Southern Literature

Across the Creek: Faulkner Family Stories

Aesthetic Frontiers: The Machiavellian Tradition and the Southern Imagination

After Southern Modernism: Fiction of the Contemporary South

Apostles of Light

At Home Abroad: Mark Twain in Australasia

Barry Hannah: Postmodern Romantic

The Big Ballad Jamboree

Brother to a Dragonfly

Children of the Dark House: Text and Context in Faulkner

The Christ-Haunted Landscape: Faith and Doubt in Southern Fiction

Conversations with Dorothy Allison

Conversations with Elizabeth Spencer

Conversations with Ellen Douglas

Conversations with Ernest Gaines

Conversations with Eudora Welty

Conversations with Flannery O'Connor

Conversations with Larry Brown

Conversations with Lee Smith

Conversations with Margaret Walker

Conversations with Maya Angelou

Conversations with Peter Taylor

Conversations with Reynolds Price

Conversations with Richard Ford

Conversations with Richard Wright

Conversations with Robert Penn Warren

Conversations with Shelby Foote

Conversations with Tennessee Williams

Conversations with Thornton Wilder

Conversations with Walker Percy

Conversations with Will D. Campbell

Conversations with William Faulkner

Conversations with William Styron

Conversations with Willie Morris

A Cormac McCarthy Companion: The Border Trilogy

The Correspondence of Flannery O'Connor and the Brainard Cheneys

"A Cosmos of My Own": Faulkner and Yoknapatawtha, 1980

Count No 'Count: Flashbacks to Faulkner

A Daring Life: A Biography of Eudora Welty

Desegregating Desire: Race and Sexuality in Cold War American Literature

The Dixie Limited: Writers on William Faulkner and His Influence

The Dragon's Blood: Feminist Intertextuality in Eudora Welty's 'The Golden Apples'

DuBose Heyward: A Charleston Gentleman and the World of Porgy and Bess

Early Escapades

Ernest J. Gaines: Conversations

Eudora Welty as Photographer

Eudora Welty: A Bibliography of Her Work

Eudora Welty: Thirteen Essays

Faulkner and Film

Faulkner and Formalism: Returns of the Text

Faulkner and Gender

Faulkner and His Contemporaries

Faulkner and History

Faulkner and Humor

Faulkner and Idealism: Perspectives from Paris

Faulkner and Ideology

Faulkner and Material Culture

Faulkner and Money

Faulkner and Mystery

Faulkner and Popular Culture

Faulkner and Postmodernism

Faulkner and Print Culture

Faulkner and Psychology

Faulkner and Race

Faulkner and Religion

Faulkner and the Artist

Faulkner and the Black Literatures of the Americas

Faulkner and the Craft of Fiction

Faulkner and the Ecology of the South

Faulkner and the Natural World

Faulkner and the Short Story

Faulkner and the Southern Renaissance

Faulkner and War

Faulkner and Welty and the Southern Literary Tradition

Faulkner and Whiteness

Faulkner and Women

Faulkner at 100: Retrospect and Prospect

A Faulkner Chronology

Faulkner in America

Faulkner in the Twenty-First Century

Faulkner on the Color Line: The Later Novels

Faulkner: A Biography

Faulkner: Masks and Metaphors

Faulkner's Geographies

Faulkner's Inheritance

Faulkner's Sexualities

Feminine Sense in Southern Memoir: Smith, Glasgow, Welty, Hellman, Porter, and Hurston

Fifty Years after Faulkner

Fire in the Morning

Flannery O' Connor: An Introduction

Flannery O'Connor's Religion of the Grotesque

Forty Acres and a Goat

Friendship and Sympathy: Communities of Southern Women Writers

Gender and the Southern Body Politic

Gertrude Stein and Richard Wright: The Poetics and Politics of Modernism

Global Faulkner

Inventing Southern Literature

Katherine Anne Porter: Conversations

Katherine Anne Porter: The Life of an Artist

Labor Pains: New Deal Fictions of Race, Work, and Sex in the South

The Land of Rowan Oak: An Exploration of Faulkner's Natural World

Larry Brown and the Blue-Collar South

Larry Brown: A Writer's Life

Leaving the South: Border Crossing Narratives and the Remaking of Southern Identity

A Lifetime Burning

A Literary History of Mississippi


The Lytle-Tate Letters: The Correspondence of Andrew Lytle and Allen Tate

Manners and Southern History

Mississippi Writers Talking

Mississippi Writers Talking II

Mississippi Writers: An Anthology

Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, Vol. I: Fiction

Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, Vol. II: Non-fiction

Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, Vol. III: Poetry

Mississippi Writers: Reflections of Childhood and Youth, Vol. IV: Drama

My Friend Tom: The Poet-Playwright Tennessee Williams

My Mississippi

My Two Oxfords

My Two Oxfords

Myself and the World: A Biography of William Faulkner

New Orleans Sketches

The Night Travellers

Occasions: Selected Writings

On the Gulf

On William Faulkner

One Writer's Garden: Eudora Welty's Home Place

The Other World of Richard Wright: Perspectives on His Haiku

Outside the Southern Myth

The Past Is Not Dead: Essays from the Southern Quarterly

Personal Souths Interviews from the Southern Quarterly

Perspectives on Barry Hannah

Perspectives on Cormac McCarthy

Perspectives on Harry Crews

Perspectives on Richard Ford



Race and Family in the Colonial South

Reading Faulkner: Absalom, Absalom!

Reading Faulkner: Collected Stories

Reading Faulkner: Light in August

Reading Faulkner: Sanctuary

Reading Faulkner: The Sound and the Fury

Reading Faulkner: The Unvanquished

Richard Wright Writing America at Home and from Abroad

Richard Wright: Books and Writers

Richard Wright's Travel Writings: New Reflections

Robbing the Mother: Women in Faulkner

The Rock Cried Out

Rough South, Rural South: Region and Class in Recent Southern Literature

Sentenced to Death: The American Novel and Capital Punishment

Shadow and Shelter: The Swamp in Southern Culture

Shaping Memories: Reflections of African American Women Writers

Shelby Foote: A Writer's Life

Shelby Foote: Novelist and Historian

Shifting Interludes: Selected Essays

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

The Snare

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

Southern Writers on Writing

Speaking of the Short Story: Interviews with Contemporary Writers

Still Following Percy

Teaching the Works of Eudora Welty: Twenty-First-Century Approaches

Tennessee Williams and the South

Things like the Truth: Out of My Later Years

Truman Capote: Conversations

The Uncollected Stories of Mary Wilkins Freeman

Unflinching Gaze: Morrison and Faulkner Re-Envisioned

Voice of a Native Son: The Poetics of Richard Wright

Walker Percy: A Southern Wayfarer

A Web of Relationship: Women in the Short Fiction of Mary Wilkins Freeman

Welty: A Life in Literature

Where the Dreams Cross

Willie: The Life of Willie Morris


The World of Richard Wright

World War I and Southern Modernism

A Writer's Eye: Collected Book Reviews

Writing in the Kitchen: Essays on Southern Literature and Foodways

The Writing Life

The Years of Our Friendship: Robert Lowell and Allen Tate


Levels of Membership


Record-Setting High Water on the Mississippi | James F. Barnett Jr. Reflects on Current Flooding in the US

In light of the current floods submerging the Midwest and along the Mississippi River and scientists’ predictions that this is just the beginning, James F. Barnett Jr., author of Beyond Control: The Mississippi River’s New Channel to the Gulf of Mexico, a detailed chronicle of how the wild Mississippi will eventually deliver a cataclysm, shares his thoughts below. Viewed from the Natchez

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