Got books?

level:deepsouth also publishes reviews of books that pertain to the anthology’s focus of Generation X in the Deep South in the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s. The first two book reviews have been posted – Palmer Smith’s review of Sally Mann’s Hold Still and Charles Reed writing on Hilde Lovern Stephens’ Family Matters – and two more areContinue reading “Got books?”

A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress

Since the first works were published in July, level:deepsouth has covered some territory but is still a long way from telling the whole of this complex story. Works have been published from six states, with two book reviews (and two more on the way), and I’m looking forward to hearing from more Generation-X writers. Below is aContinue reading “A reading list from “level:deepsouth” in-progress”

Remy Zero’s “Villa Elaine” (1998)

by Charles Reed The opening lines, from the second track “Prophecy” begin, “Consider this a sign. This is a train in the night. And now it’s time for you to go. You know you’ve had a healthy life, boy.” What a start. The velocity in that lyric is incredible. I was hooked. My best friendContinue reading “Remy Zero’s “Villa Elaine” (1998)”