A poem by Sandra Beasley, inspired by the artwork of Brooke Hatfield.
The Georgia peach is an icon, serving as shorthand for Southern beauty, hospitality, sweetness, and agrarian identity. Tom Okie shares how its roots sink deep into the messy racial politics of Southern history.
In the new episode of Gravy, Lora Smith takes us to her home in rural Appalachia to explore the seismic shift that Jell-O was part of in that part of the South.
Sandra Beasley, author of three poetry collections and a memoir, contributed two poems to our winter issue of Gravy.
In the late 1920s, a group of American linguists decided to undertake what is to date the largest survey of American English ever conducted. The ‘cornbread’ question elicited more than 390 distinct answers.
In the new episode of Gravy, though, we take a deep dive into the world of Indian-owned motels, and the food world they’ve maintained behind the scenes.
There are no debates about cultural respect or appropriation; tonight, everyone is a Mexican. That’s the magic of the sombrero—and its harm.
Sandra Beasley, author of three poetry collections and a memoir, contributed two poems to Gravy #58: Winter Reading.
“Nothing just happens. These are things that I’ve always believed in, and everything you believe in finds expression in how you live.”