Crooked Letter Year in Review

It’s hard to believe that a year has passed, but what a year! Take a look back at the authors Redd has interviewed who have lived in the Crooked Letter state. His year-in-review post recollects the conversations featured on the Prairie Schooner blog, but, of course, there are others: Michael Farris Smith in the New Orleans Review and Chris Offutt  in the Oxford American. Find out exciting about the next year in conversation, 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

Photo Credit: Megan Bean

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.