SPIT BATHS, one of our forthcoming Flannery O'Connor Award short story collections, has received a nice review from Publishers Weekly: "A strong sense of style and unfaltering command of his material allow Downs to take the kinds of risks in tone and subject that make his debut a love-it-or-hate-it proposition."
Perry Dilbeck, whose images of truck farmers are collected in THE LAST HARVEST, will have an exhibition at the Callanwolde Fine Arts Center in Atlanta from September 15-October 27, 2006. The opening night reception on September 15 is free and open to the public. The exhibit is part of the annual city-wide event, Atlanta Celebrates Photography.
The current program of the week on the public radio show New Dimensions features a conversation with Thomas Rain Crowe, author of ZORO'S FIELD.