A Much-Traveled Southerner on Collecting and Memory

My reason for having so much displayed around me is not only for their beauty and interest, but also to every day bring back my memory of the country, the time, and the events—usually...

Teresa Nicholas

Teresa Nicholas’s first book, Buryin’ Daddy: Putting My Lebanese, Catholic, Southern Baptist Childhood to Rest, was recently published by the University Press of Mississippi in the...

Raised to Stay

I wasn’t raised to leave. I was raised to stay. I was taught that everything I ever needed was in Yazoo City, Mississippi, not down the road in Jackson, not up the road in Greenwood...