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Write On, Mississippi!

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Write On, Mississippi!
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Write On, Mississippi!

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Chapter 6: Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon is an American writer, editor and a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. Laymon is the author of three full-length books: a novel, Long Division, and two memoirs, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America and Heavy.

29 MINFEB 19
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Chapter 6: Kiese Laymon

Chapter 5: Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward is an American novelist and an associate professor of English at Tulane University. She won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction for her second novel Salvage the Bones.

32 MINFEB 5
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Chapter 5: Jesmyn Ward

Chapter 4: Robert St. John & Wyatt Waters

Robert St. John is the author of ten books, including three previous collaborations with watercolorist Wyatt Waters. His 11th book, A Mississippi Palate, another collaboration with Waters was released November 1st. Their book, An Italian Palate, was written in Europe while St. John, his wife, and his two children traveled through 17 countries on two continents for six months. He and Waters lead group tours to Italy twice a year.

27 MIN2018 NOV 26
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Chapter 4: Robert St. John & Wyatt Waters

Chapter 3: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best novel of all winners" on two separate occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He combines magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations.

25 MIN2018 NOV 12
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Chapter 3: Salman Rushdie

Chapter 2: Jon Meacham & Julia Reed

Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Julia Reed is a contributing editor at Vogue and Newsweek, where she writes the magazine's Food and Drink column. She is author of Queen of the Turtle Derby and Other Southern Phenomena and The House on First Street, My New Orleans Story.

33 MIN2018 OCT 29
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Chapter 2: Jon Meacham & Julia Reed

Chapter 1: Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is an American author who was born, raised and continues to live in Jackson, Mississippi. She wrote the young adult novel The Hate U Give and is set to release her second novel, On the Come Up in 2019.

24 MIN2018 OCT 15
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Chapter 1: Angie Thomas

Coming Soon: Write on, Mississippi!

Pour yourself a sweet tea, pull up lawn chair, and turn the page with us. Your’ listening to Write On, Mississippi. A podcast taking you inside the mind’s of America’s most treasured wordsmiths. Brought to you by the Mississippi Book Festival, the south’s literary lawn party.

23 s2018 AUG 17
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Coming Soon: Write on, Mississippi!
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Latest Episodes

Chapter 6: Kiese Laymon

Kiese Laymon is an American writer, editor and a professor of English and Creative Writing at the University of Mississippi. Laymon is the author of three full-length books: a novel, Long Division, and two memoirs, How to Slowly Kill Yourself and Others in America and Heavy.

29 MINFEB 19
Comments
Chapter 6: Kiese Laymon

Chapter 5: Jesmyn Ward

Jesmyn Ward is an American novelist and an associate professor of English at Tulane University. She won the 2011 National Book Award for Fiction for her second novel Salvage the Bones.

32 MINFEB 5
Comments
Chapter 5: Jesmyn Ward

Chapter 4: Robert St. John & Wyatt Waters

Robert St. John is the author of ten books, including three previous collaborations with watercolorist Wyatt Waters. His 11th book, A Mississippi Palate, another collaboration with Waters was released November 1st. Their book, An Italian Palate, was written in Europe while St. John, his wife, and his two children traveled through 17 countries on two continents for six months. He and Waters lead group tours to Italy twice a year.

27 MIN2018 NOV 26
Comments
Chapter 4: Robert St. John & Wyatt Waters

Chapter 3: Salman Rushdie

Sir Ahmed Salman Rushdie (born 19 June 1947) is a British Indian novelist and essayist. His second novel, Midnight's Children (1981), won the Booker Prize in 1981 and was deemed to be "the best novel of all winners" on two separate occasions, marking the 25th and the 40th anniversary of the prize. Much of his fiction is set on the Indian subcontinent. He combines magical realism with historical fiction; his work is concerned with the many connections, disruptions, and migrations between Eastern and Western civilizations.

25 MIN2018 NOV 12
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Chapter 3: Salman Rushdie

Chapter 2: Jon Meacham & Julia Reed

Jon Meacham is a renowned presidential historian, contributing writer to The New York Times Book Review, contributing editor at TIME, and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. Julia Reed is a contributing editor at Vogue and Newsweek, where she writes the magazine's Food and Drink column. She is author of Queen of the Turtle Derby and Other Southern Phenomena and The House on First Street, My New Orleans Story.

33 MIN2018 OCT 29
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Chapter 2: Jon Meacham & Julia Reed

Chapter 1: Angie Thomas

Angie Thomas is an American author who was born, raised and continues to live in Jackson, Mississippi. She wrote the young adult novel The Hate U Give and is set to release her second novel, On the Come Up in 2019.

24 MIN2018 OCT 15
Comments
Chapter 1: Angie Thomas

Coming Soon: Write on, Mississippi!

Pour yourself a sweet tea, pull up lawn chair, and turn the page with us. Your’ listening to Write On, Mississippi. A podcast taking you inside the mind’s of America’s most treasured wordsmiths. Brought to you by the Mississippi Book Festival, the south’s literary lawn party.

23 s2018 AUG 17
Comments
Coming Soon: Write on, Mississippi!
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