Tag Archives: literature

New column: “Why we should read books over again”

My column this week in The Greenville News is (shocker) all about books. Old books, new books, any book you like. And about why I think you should read them all over again. Trust me. To read, click here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Keowee Valley on sale at Amazon for ONLY $1.99!

Dearest readers: I’m THRILLED that Amazon has chosen my historical novel, Keowee Valley, for their holiday store. All December long, Keowee Valley is available for your Kindle, e-reader, etc, for ONLY $1.99! If you’re looking to dive into an historical … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s newspaper column: “As winter roars its last, hunker down with a good book”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is all about cozying up with a good book … perhaps one from your past. What were your favorite books as a child or teenager? What would you read again if you could? I … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Today’s newspaper column: “King’s ‘Letter’ holds lessons to remember”

Today’s column in The Greenville News is about the best letter I’ve ever read–Martin Luther King Jr.’s “Letter from Birmingham Jail”–and why I teach it to my college students each semester. February is also Black History Month, of course, so … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Literary Pilgrimmage Day 4: MFA Graduation & We Hit the Road!

It’s laughable how long it’s taking me to post about my literary pilgrimmage through New England and on down the east coast back to Western North Carolina. Especially considering it happened in JULY. But such is life. Here are the links … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

New Column: “Find time for a family pilgrimage”

Forgot to post the link yesterday to my newest column in The Greenville News. This one’s about the idea of a family pilgrimage, summer road trips, literature and history. I hope you enjoy! Read it here.

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment