Monday, August 13, 2012

Short Takes

Hugh Sheehy's THE INVISIBLES receives a starred fiction review in Publishers Weekly which proclaims him "a wicked new talent."

The video trailer for Megan Kate Nelson's RUIN NATION is featured on Cosmic America.

Megan Kate Nelson contributes to the discussion on BackStory Radio's recent episode, "Beach Bodies: A History of the American Physique."

Congratulations to John Inscoe for winning another award! His book, WRITING THE SOUTH THROUGH THE SELF, has just been announced as one of the 2012 Lillian Smith Award winners.

In a recent article, the Oxford American explains the connections among CORNBREAD NATION 6, Vietnamese cuisine, and New Orleans' restaurants.

Marcia Aldrich, author of the forthcoming COMPANION TO AN UNTOLD, has been working on a video trailer for her book. Check out her blog to learn about her experience.

A columnist for the Anniston Star quotes a passage from ALABAMA GETAWAY by Allen Tullos in his column about the current movement in Anniston, AL to change its reputation.