Review of The Three-Day Affair by Michael Kardos

James Madison Redd reviews Crooked Letter author, Michael Kardos’s mystery/thriller/literary novel, The Three-Day Affair. The Southern Correspondent agrees with Publisher’s Weekly that this is a must read. He claims this novel’s three endings as a “trifecta.” Finally claiming, “Bet on this novel to win you over.” Check out the review on the Prairie Schooner Blog.

You can check out Redd’s interview earlier this month with Kardos too.


Redd Interviews Catherine Pierce on Schooner Blog

Learn some strange town names and how you can use them in your poetry!
The third interview of James Madison Redd’s Crooked Letter Interview Series is available on the Prairie Schooner Blog. Check it out here: Interview with Catherine Pierce

Pierce’s book Girls of Peculiar

Poet Catherine Pierce to be Featured in Crooked Letter

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Poet Catherine Pierce has agreed to be the 3rd author featured in James Madison Redd’s Crooked Letter Interview Series, which will be posted on the Prairie Schooner Blog. She is the author of two books of poetry, The Girls of Peculiar (Saturnalia 2012) and Famous Last Words (Saturnalia 2008), and of a chapbook, Animals of Habit (Kent State 2004). You can check out some of her poetry at Blackbird.

You can view Redd’s previous interview in the series with novelist Michael Kardos also on the Prairie Schooner Blog. To find out more about the Crooked Letter Series, a semi-monthly series featuring interviews and reviews of contemporary Mississippi authors, click on the About link on the left-hand side of this webpage.

Redd’s New (Cleaner) Poem Published

Redd’s poem (My Dad) The Cleaner Salesman is featured in the October issue of Subliminal Interiors. If you’ve ever known a vacuum cleaner salesman and / or a preacher, you’ll love this playful piece. Click here to read it.

You might also like the poem by Barry Basden in this issue about Neil Young and a young man.

The Cleaner Salesman

I Just Write What I Want to Read: Redd’s Interview with Kardos on Schooner Blog

Ever worried whether what you wrote was literary or genre? Novelist Michael Kardos discusses this issue in more detail with James Madison Redd. The excerpted interview titled “I Just Write What I Want to Read” currently appears on the Prairie Schooner’s Blog. Follow this link to reach the interview:

Michael Kardos, the critically-acclaimed author of the novel The Three-Day Affair and the award-winning story collection One Last Good Time, is the second author featured in the Crooked Letter Interview Series created by the Prairie Schooner‘s Southern Correspondent, James Madison Redd.