Monday, December 7, 2009

Here, then: Lisa Patton

Posted By on Mon, Dec 7, 2009 at 5:36 PM

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What happens when a Memphis couple, Leelee and Baker Satterfield, along with their two young daughters, get it into their heads to head to Vermont to buy a historic inn and restaurant? And what happens when running an inn in Vermont turns out to be not all it’s cracked up to be? A staff that's more (and often less) than helpful. Weather in winter that's a lot less than ideal. And a marriage that … well, read Whistlin' Dixie in a Nor'easter (Thomas Dunne Books/St. Martin's Press), the debut novel from native Memphian Lisa Patton, to see.

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Friday, December 4, 2009

Corey Mesler Goes "Public"

Posted By on Fri, Dec 4, 2009 at 10:16 AM

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Today's Writer's Almanac on public radio features Garrison Keillor reading a poem by Burke's Book Store owner (and Flyer contributor) Corey Mesler (pictured). The poem's called "God Bless the Experimental Writers," and it appeared last year in Mesler's book Some Identity Problems. Nowhere near a radio today? Hear Keillor, read Mesler here.

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