Mojo Rising (Vol. 2): Contemporary Writers

Mojo Rising (Vol. 2): Contemporary Writers

by Joseph B. Atkins (Editor)


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Mojo Rising (Vol. 2): Contemporary Writers by Joseph B. Atkins

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.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781941644935
Publisher: Sartoris Literary Group
Publication date: 08/25/2017
Pages: 216
Product dimensions: 6.50(w) x 1.50(h) x 9.50(d)

About the Author

Joseph B. Atkins, a journalism professor at the University of Mississippi, is a veteran journalist and former congressional correspondent. He has published short stories in various publications and his novella Crossed Roads was a finalist in the Pirate's Alley Faulkner Awards in New Orleans. In 2015, Sartoris Literary Group published his novel, Casey's Last Chance.

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