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Issue 7, May / June 1995


Includes a previously unpublished short story by William Faulkner, entitled “Rose of Lebanon,” with an introduction by Donald Kartiganer. Essays by Andrew Huggins, Larry Brown, and Guy Davenport. Reporting by Stacy Mattingly.

Other departments include Southern Humor with John Fergus Ryan, Southern Mayors with Thomas Easterling, and Southern Video with Steve Vineberg.


Down, Out & About:
Goin’ Back to Compton
Wind Chasers
the Rose Tattoo
Faulkner’s Paperboy

Southern Humor:
Too Much Stump Stukey
by John Fergus Ryan

Southern Travel:
One Night at the Hotel Talisi
by Linda Peal White

Southern Dining:
Does’ Eat Place
by Bern Keating

Southern Mayors:
No Regular Joe
by Thomas Easterling

Southern Music:
New Sounds: Impala, Alison Krauss, Chris Whitley, The Squirrel Nut Zippers

Southern Video:
Cobb: A Tall Tale
by Steve Vineberg

Southern Books:
Paul Hemphill’s Leaving Birmingham
by Allan Jacobs

Southern Books:
Robert Gordon’s It Came from Memphis
by Stephanie Zacharek

Southern Books:
Samuel Pickering’s Trespassing
by Steven Harvey

Southern Books:
John Egerton’s Speak Now against the Day
by Fred Hobson



Short Stories: 
Rose of Lebanon
by William Faulkner
Introduction by Donald Kartiganer

Art Gallery:
Robert Goldstrom
David Ridley
Mike Benny
Kieth Graves
Blair Drawson

by Andrew Hudgins

Billy Ray’s Farm
by Larry Brown

I Am Not a Southern Writer
by Guy Davenport

Best Intentions
by Stacy Mattingly