The Hotel Monteleone: New Orleans Literary Landmark

By Kelsey A. Liebenson-Morse Everybody is nothing until you love them. –Tennessee Williams, The Rose Tattoo The Hotel Chelsea in […]

A Visit to Harper Lee’s Monroeville

By Caroline Kerr Taylor It was a blistering hot and muggy August day when I arrived in Monroeville, Alabama. After […]

A Good Writer Is Hard To Find: The Search For Flannery O’Connor

by Linda McGovern To try and get more from a writer than what you see on the page, depends on […]

Poe’s Philadelphia Experience

By the scene is a vacant old house in the center of a bustling city. A cold chill follows you in before you can even shut the heavy door. There are no furnishings, only a barren fireplace of cold brick. The ambiance gives off the feeling of ice. The paint is desperately trying to peel completely away from the wall, and the bare wooden floors creek beneath your feet.

Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings: Cross Creek

Cross Creek belongs to the wind and the rain, to the sun and the seasons, to the cosmic secrecy of […]

Thomas Wolfe: Look Homeward Angel

In the novel, Look Homeward Angel, Thomas Wolfe described the stone statue of an angel, which stood for years on […]