In 1930, French Quarter resident Lyle Saxon cooked up a savory gumbo of fact and fiction that's become a New Orleans classic.
- by John Sledge
The author shares her thoughts about her new award-winning novel, The Accidentals, her creative process, and her life as a Southern writer.
- interview by Harry Philpott
The state's former Secretary of Labor is now its Poet Laureate. In lieu of hearing Smith speak at the Tennessee Williams Fest this year, we offer this profound and insightful interview.
- by Skye Jackson
A look at the famous playwright's complex and lifelong relationship with the neighborhood where he brought "A Streetcar Named Desire" into being.
- by Richard Goodman
The carefully considered passing of the torch at this legendary French Quarter bookstore insures the literary light will continue to burn.
- by Scott Naugle
- photos by Ellis Anderson