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NCWN’s Spring Conference in the News

As big-league pitcher Dizzy Dean is said to have quipped, “It ain’t braggin’ if you can back it up.” So we feel okay about sharing our news this week that we have set an attendance record for our upcoming Spring Conference on Saturday, April 21. 161 registrants, at least, will join us on the campus […]

Legit Southerners Only: The Mule

“No good Southern fiction is complete without a dead mule,” says Val MacEwan, editor and publisher of The Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. The distinctive name of this online literary magazine, founded in 1996, orginiated in a paper about “Equine Signifiers in Southern Literature” by Dr. Jerry Leath Mills, and it’s a fitting moniker […]