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April 4-6, 2025

Word of South

Robert Olen Butler

Robert Olen Butler has published sixteen novels and six volumes of short fiction, one of which, A Good Scent from a Strange Mountain, won the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. His most recent novel, Paris in the Dark, was published in 2018. He has also published a volume of his lectures on the creative process, […]

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Gale Massey

Gale Massey’s stories and essays have appeared in the Tampa Bay Times, Walking the Edge, Sabal, Seven Hills Press, Connotation Press and other places. She has received scholarships and fellowships at The Sewanee Writers Conference and the Eckerd College conference Writers in Paradise. She has been nominated for a Pushcart Prize. Her novel, The Girl […]

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D.M. Aderibigbe


D.M. Aderibigbe’s first book, How the End First Showed won the 2018 Brittingham Prize in Poetry, and the 2018 Florida Book Award Silver Medal for Poetry. His poems have appeared in The Nation, Poetry Review, Callaloo, jubilat, World Literature Today, and elsewhere. He’s received fellowships from The James Merrill House, Banff, OMI International Arts Center, […]

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