the real

level:deepsouth is a crowdsourced 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, fiction, poetry, and images, as well as to contributions for the lists. “the real” is for works of creative nonfiction (essays, reviews, and memoirs). 

To read true stories contributed by writers who grew up in the Deep South during the Generation X years in the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s, click on the links below.

long form • golden days • road trips

watch & listen • in print

index by state