A few weeks ago, my friend Prentiss Standridge approached me about contributing to Front Porch Arts Collective's Potluck 2015 series, specifically one presentation themed Literary Roots. I was invited—along with three other speakers, a contemporary dance company, and a singer-songwriter—to talk about or present work that examines or illustrates this idea of what it means to be a Southern storyteller.
This concept behind Literary Roots was—is—intriguing. To me, it's a fluid, open-ended idea—so why not? I took a crack at this and came up with a few thoughts.Read More