Mojo Rising: Volume 2 - Contemporary Writers is a short story anthology that contains the work of some of the finest writers associated with the geographic region known as the Mojo Triangle (Mississippi, Memphis, New Orleans and Nashville). Included in this collection are stories written by New York Times bestselling author Ace Atkins, author of two dozen novels, including The Fallen; writer Sheree Renee Thomas is editor of the Dark Matter anthology, which was named a New York Times Notable Book of the Year; William Boyle, author of Gravesend and numerous short stories; author Julie Smith is the author of numerous novels, including P.I. On a Hot Tin Roof and Mean Woman Blues; Steven Barthelme is the author of two short story collections, Hush Hush and And He Tells the Little Horse the Whole Story (he lives in Hattiesburg, MS, where he is a professor at the University of Southern Mississippi); Maurice Carlos Ruffin is the author of a forthcoming novel to be published by One World/Random House, and the winner of the 2014 Iowa Review Award for fiction; former University of Mississippi journalism professor Jere Hoar is the author of a novel, The Hit, and a short story collection, Body Parts; Corey Mesler, who co-owns Burke’s Bookstore in Memphis, is the author of numerous poems, short stories and novels, including Memphis Movie; James L. Dickerson is the author of more than 30 books, including Mojo Triangle and Memphis Going Down; Margaret Skinner, author of Cold Eye: A Short Story Collection and two novels published by Algonquin Books, Old Jim Canaan and Molly Flanagan and the Holy Ghost ; and the editor of this book, Joseph B. Atkins, who maintains a day job as a journalism professor at the University of Mississippi; he is the author of a novel, Casey’s Last Chance.
|Publisher:||Sartoris Literary Group|
|Product dimensions:||6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)|
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