Monthly Archives: August 2009

The Oxford American’s Best Southern Novels of All Time

The Oxford American has compiled a list of the Best Southern Novels of All Time.  They’ve posted the Top 10 so far and they’ll be expanding upon it in September.

Michelle Richmond has posted the Top 10 list she submitted over at sfgate.com.

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Bakeless Winners in P&W

Last year’s Bakeless winners Skip Horack, Leslie Harrison and Vicki Forman were interviewed recently for Poets & Writers’s Contest Blog. Leslie Harrison reports that she was

[j]ust beside myself with joy. And disbelief. I tried to convince Michael Collier [Bread Loaf Writers’ Conference director and poetry editor of Houghton Mifflin Harcourt] that he should call me up every day for awhile and reassure me that it was true. He—very politely—declined. . .

Read more here. Mattaponi Queen is mentioned at the very end!

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West Point

A photo of the Mattaponi River and the town of West Point, date unknown, from the Historical Society of West Point, Virginia (http://www.hswpva.org).

Mattaponi River

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