Monthly Archives: July 2018

Summer of Love

Where the exceptional and broad-minded meet an appreciation for the local and undiscovered, there lies the beauty of what The Southern Review offers its readers. The aesthetic of our quarterly extends well beyond regional tropes but is indebted to iconic southern writers like Robert Penn Warren and Cleanth Brooks. The journal’s operation is small, but […]

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A Writer’s Insight: Nick Fuller Googins

Nick Fuller Googins’s “Motivated Individuals” appears in the spring 2018 issue of The Southern Review. Here, he discusses the intersection of fiction and politics in his work, the delicate balance between irony and sincerity, and his suspiciously detailed knowledge of how to build a DIY detonator from nothing but a clock radio and a lightbulb. […]

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MaryKatherine Callaway Retires

This week marks a significant transition as the staff of LSU Press and The Southern Review said goodbye to former director MaryKatherine Callaway. Embarking upon her retirement after fifteen years as director, MaryKatherine leaves a legacy of outstanding leadership and unwavering commitment to publishing works of scholarly and creative merit. As a result of her […]

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