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Interview with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith on “The Land Baron’s Sun”

Last post, I wrote about Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith’s The Land Baron’s Sun. Today, I am sharing a recent interview I conducted with Smith. In the video above, Smith talks more about his grandfather and reads two poems from The Land Baron’s Sun. Leave a comment below by 7:00 AM CST on December 15 to be entered for a chance to win an autographed copy of … Read More Interview with Genaro Kỳ Lý Smith on “The Land Baron’s Sun”

NEH Summer Institute "Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience"

I cannot tell you how excited I am to be a part of next year’s NEH Summer Institute, “Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience.” The Ernest J. Gaines Center, in conjunction with the National Endowment of the Humanities, will host the summer institute in June 2016. The summer institute is a culmination of three years of work on programs geared towards bringing the works of Ernest … Read More NEH Summer Institute "Ernest J. Gaines and the Southern Experience"