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Three Works of Mississippi Pulitzer Prize-Winning Drama!

We are excited to partner with the Mississippi Humanities Council to celebrate the Pulitzer Centennial. While Mississippi boasts many Pulitzer Prize winners, such as Eudora Welty for The Optimist’s Daughter...

Some Historical Behind The Scribe’s Historical Fiction

If you’re like me, when you read historical fiction you end up needing to know more about the time period. Here are some links and resources on topics we encounter...

A Really Spoilery Book Chat on The Scribe

We’ve read Matthew Guinn’s The Scribe, and the transcript of the book chat is below. But before you read it, read this: IT IS FULL OF SPOILERS! If you haven’t...