Dolly Pardon at Pine Mountain

Dolly Pardon joined us at The French Market in Pine Mountain and urged everyone to pick up a copy of MOTHER OF RAIN and THE STORYCATCHER.                   [Read more…]

Dancing in High Cotton

  I have been dancing in high cotton since last week, when my publisher — Mercer University Press — received a letter from Thom Chambliss, the president of the Pacific Northwest Booksellers Association (PNBA). That letter was in reference to an advanced reader copy of Mother of Rain that Thom read. I asked Thom if [Read More…]

Camps: Redemption, Tadmor, Baker, & Cousins

I have been reading Camp Redemption by Raymond Atkins. I met Raymond years ago at a book event in Canton, Georgia, where we were both panelists. We didn’t get much time to visit but it was clear that Raymond was a legend among his friends. After reading this romp of a tale, I understand why. [Read More…]