long form

level:deepsouth is an online anthology that opened up for submissions in 2020. Its goal is to document Generation X in the Deep South during the 1970s, ’80s, and ’90s by collecting works of creative nonfiction (personal essays, memoirs, and reviews) about our lives back then and since then. “long form” is for contemplative and narrative works of creative nonfiction that dive deeper into complexities and nuances.


“Bitter Melon Soup” by Rob Linné 


“Camp Earl Wallace” by Elena Vale Wahl

“When We Were Wiccan” by C. Don Jones

“Milius, McCarthy, and Me” by Russell Worth Parker


“Dinner on the Grounds” by Luisa Kay Reyes 

“The Baby Blue Bomber” by Adam Powell 

“Revved Up like a What?” by Vallie Lynn Watson 

“Southern Christian Soccer-Punk and Other Unicorns” by Ben Beard

“A Summer, A Fall” by Wes Blake 

“That was Lana” by William Nesbitt

“At the Epitome” by William Nesbitt

“Truants” by David Armand

“Andrea” by Bob Chikos

“In a Closet in a Dorm” by Bob Chikos

To view the submission guidelines, click here.