"the Good Thief"
Alabama Noir & Best American Mystery and Suspense 2021
Spanning from a mediocre spa in Florida, to New York’s gritty East Village, to death row in Alabama, [Best American Mystery and Suspense] reveals boundless suspense in small, quiet moments, offering startling twists in the least likely of places.
Forty-five tiny, new stories from top writers, just two sentences and one rule" - include "thanks" in an interesting way.
"And Mourning Jubilee"
The New York Times
Will the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico end a Deep South seafood tradition?
"A Return Home Leads to Questions on Race"
National Public Radio
Ravi Howard spent the last few years investigating a murder that happened in Mobile, Alabama, where Howard is originally from. He had gone to school up North and made a home there, but found himself pulled back to the South to raise a family. The same thing is happening to many of his friends, too.
“That Tree Has Been Here”
A writer’s journey to meet an icon—and his legendary oak.