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Two Works of Nonfiction Examine the Cultural Reach of...
For today’s Flyer book column, we turn our gaze to our neighbor to the south — Mississippi. And why, in the Memphis...
Liv Albert’s Greek Mythology Adds a New Spin to Old Tales
Some stories have staying power. Like old blues standards that get covered and reworked and rerecorded and covered...
Satanic Panic Redux: Clay McLeod Chapman’s Whisper Down...
Lil Nas X, the rapper who rocked boats by blending hip-hop and country music in “Old Town Road,” seems to have...
Corey Mesler’s Camel Literary Universe
“Welcome to the new America. How can I help you?” asks Corey Mesler when I call him to talk about his newest novel,...
Psycho Street: Sarah Langan’s Good Neighbors
This week’s column faces me with a happy predicament — how to write critically about a book I unequivocally loved?...
The Talented Ms. Mia: Sam Tschida’s Siri, Who Am I?
Though it rarely works like it does in books and movies, amnesia can be a useful storytelling trope. Like quicksand...
In Memoriam: Eric Jerome Dickey
The Memphis-born New York Times bestselling author Eric Jerome Dickey died on Sunday, January 3rd, in Los Angeles...
Ghost and the Darkness: Russ Thompson’s Loop Breaker...
The tragic loss of her mother, a recent move from the ’burbs to the middle of nowhere, disembodied voices in the...
Wakanda Forever: Bluff City Writers Contribute to Black...
Memphis looms large in the just-announced Marvel Black Panther prose anthology, Black Panther: Tales of Wakanda, due...
It’s Here: Matt Bowers Signs Copies of Memphis No. 2
Memphis-based comic book artist Matt Bowers released the debut issue of his Memphis comic last year on 901 Comics’...
In The Heights: A Nation of Immigrants in Joyous Song
Memphian Katori Hall Awarded Pulitzer Prize in Drama
Freeloader: Meta-Lyrics Meet Gut-Punching Riffs
West Memphis Snarled With Bridge Closure Traffic, Mayor Urges Patience
Massive CDC Grant Aims at COVID-19 Disparities