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level:deepsouth is an online anthology about growing up Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The anthology is open to submissions of creative nonfiction (essays, memoirs, and reviews) and images (photos and flyers), as well as to contributions for the lists. This page is a listing of editor Foster Dickson’s blog posts throughout the project.

October 11, 2021: An editor’s reblog: The Pascagoula Abduction, 1973

October 4, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 17

September 25, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 16

September 16, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 15: Baldwin Lee

September 9, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 14: mid-’90s edition

August 26, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 13

August 17, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 12

August 7, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 11: the skateboarding edition

July 29, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 10

July 20, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 9

July 8, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 8: the record store edition

July 1, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 7

June 26, 2021: Arkansas, 1993: A Brief Primer on the West Memphis Three

June 17, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 6

June 10, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 5

June 5, 2021: An almost summer Deep Southern Gen X sampler from the “the lists”

June 1, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 4

May 22, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 3

May 13, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 2

May 6, 2021: tidbits, fragments, and ephemera 1

March 27, 2021: An early springtime Deep Southern Gen X sampler from the “the lists”

March 10: 2021: Seeking submissions of . . . (movies)

March 1, 2021: One Whole Year

February 11, 2021: An editor’s reblog: “When reading meant everything”

January 30, 2021: A mid-winter Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from “the lists”

January 19, 2021: Seeking submissions of . . . (books)

January 12 , 2021: Seeking submissions of . . . (images)

December 5, 2020: Seeking submissions of . . . (festivals)

November 28, 2020: Another Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from the “the lists”

November 17, 2020: “The Lower End of the Highest Rates”

November 7, 2020: Seeking submissions of . . . (music)

October 13, 2020: A Deep Southern Gen X sampler, from the “the lists”

September 29, 2020: Got books? 

September 24, 2020: A reading list from ‘level:deepsouth’ in-progress

September 15, 2020: “Say hi to your new mom!”

August 3, 2020: road trips— for the tame travels and messy adventures of Generation X

July 25, 2020: watch & listen— for the songs, records, tapes, CDs, concerts, movies, and TV show of Generation X

July 18, 2020: in print— for the books, magazines, libraries, bookstores, and bookshelves of Generation X 

July 7, 2020: Portraits of the Editor as a Young GenXer

June 25, 2020: Some good things happened too.

June 15, 2020: Historians and Journalists on the Generation X South

May 16, 2020: Good Tunes: Local Music Festivals

April 16, 2020: Definitions, Numbers, an Exodus, and the Stories