Southern Literature http://wunc.org en This Dark Road to Mercy http://wunc.org/post/dark-road-mercy <p></p><p><a href="http://www.wileycash.com/" style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 1.5;">Wiley Cash</a><span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 1.5;">'s latest novel, "This Dark Road to Mercy," is set in his hometown&nbsp; of </span>Gastonia<span style="font-size: 12pt; line-height: 1.5;">, N.C.&nbsp;</span></p><p> Tue, 04 Feb 2014 17:48:42 +0000 Meghan Modafferi & Frank Stasio 30014 at http://wunc.org This Dark Road to Mercy Author Elizabeth Spencer, 92, Offers Advice For Young Writers http://wunc.org/post/author-elizabeth-spencer-92-offers-advice-young-writers <p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: 1.5;">In 1960, Elizabeth Spencer became a southern literary icon with the release of her novella, "The Light in the Piazza." The film version of the book starred Olivia de Havilland. </span></p><p><span style="font-size: 11pt; font-family: Tahoma; line-height: 1.5;">More than fifty years after her acclaimed Italian love story, Spencer is still writing. &nbsp;Her newest collection of short stories is "Starting Over" (Liveright, 2013). </span></p> Fri, 10 Jan 2014 17:24:41 +0000 Nicole Campbell & Frank Stasio 28734 at http://wunc.org Author Elizabeth Spencer, 92, Offers Advice For Young Writers Southern Literature Mourns Louis Rubin http://wunc.org/post/southern-literature-mourns-louis-rubin <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;&nbsp;</span>&nbsp;&nbsp;</p><p><span lang="en-US"><font face="Calibri,sans-serif" size="2"><span style="font-size: 11pt">William Faulkner may be one of the most well-known writers of the 20th century. But you might not associate his name with southern literature if not for<a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/22/arts/louis-d-rubin-jr-founder-of-algonquin-books-dies-at-89.html?_r=0"> Louis Rubin</a>.&nbsp; </span></font></span></p> Mon, 25 Nov 2013 16:15:40 +0000 Alex Granados & Frank Stasio 26352 at http://wunc.org Southern Literature Mourns Louis Rubin