My “Fierce” Friend, Robin Morgan

August 21, 2017By Suzanne Braun Levine

By Suzanne Braun Levine Robin Morgan came into my life way before I met her. I must have been around nine, about the same age as Dagmar the youngest daughter on my favorite tv show, “I Remember Mama” about a Scandinavian immigrant family who lived on (I still remember the name) Steiner Street in San … Read More

MK Asante: A Force of Nature

September 27, 2016By Amy Ferris

(Image by Lee Steffen. Used with permission) by Amy Ferris MK Asante, author of the widely acclaimed best-selling memoir Buck, will sit down with me for a one-on-one conversation on Saturday, October 1st, at the Milford Readers & Writers Festival. Asante is an author, a filmmaker, a hip-hop artist, and a professor of creative writing … Read More

Ancient Trails and Napoleon’s Expedition

September 25, 2016By Edison Whitney

by Edson Whitney While Gloria Steinem, John Berendt and MK Asante are the “headliners,” and the more well-known personalities at the first ever Milford Readers and Writers Festivalthis September 30 – October 1 and 2, I am equally excited about the folks on the free panels around town. Trails with Robert Moor Robert Moor, on … Read More

Playing Chablis

September 15, 2016By John Berendt

by John Berendt When Lady Chablis, the African-American transgender comedienne, died last week she had made her mark in ways that neither she nor I could have imagined when we met in Savannah thirty years ago.  At the time, I was researching and writing Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil.  She was working … Read More