Books & Essays

Local attorney Jo Watson Hackl crafts an empowering young adult tale
A writer and her young family set out to make new vacation traditions on Edisto Island
An author reflects on his relentless affection for America’s pastime
Nationally acclaimed poet Ray McManus champions the weight of words in students’ lives
Nationally acclaimed poet Ray McManus zeroes in on life behind the veil
Otis White may lead a nomadic life, but his iconic art finds a home in this year’s Emrys Journal
To weather the storms of life, this writer needs a willing companion
In his latest book, The Potlikker Papers, Mississippi writer John T. Edge shows how food has sustained, shaped, and ultimately transformed our Southern experience
A writer and her family get stuck in a south Georgia swelter while facing a cantankerous bovine
A Southerner’s move to Minnesota helps to reveal the majesty of cold climes
New reads for the new year to crack open by the fire
For a Greenville writer, memories of a childhood restaurant run as deep as the sea

Editor's Letter

Abstract Expression

October’s bell tolls again. This month of warm days and cool nights is one of the finest...

In Sight

These days, our brains are under attack. We’re constantly swiping and tapping and liking and crowding our...

Man to Man

Neil Ferrier is persistent. After weeks of email exchanges, moved meetings, and delayed dates, we finally connected...

Editor's Picks

Musical Spirit

Lighting legend Herb Royé roams the halls of the old Handlebar. Or, so they say

Behind the Wheel

Greenville artists Darin Gehrke and Glory Day Loflin combine their talents for a singular ceramics production

Backcountry Basics

The mountains are calling­—guarantee an epic adventure with our outdoor packing list

Up in Smoke

’Tis the season for cooking with fire

That’s a Plan

Brenda Luginbill of CB Events crafts Greenville’s first health-focused festival