At the 2017 Southern Foodways Symposium, Michelle García rendered an image of her South Texas homeland through history, landscape, and her own writing.
SFA is now taking applications for SFA’s 3rd annual nonfiction writing workshop at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee, Tennessee, March 23-26, 2017.
Want to attend SFA’s 2nd annual nonfiction writing workshop at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee, TN, March 17-20, 2016? We’ve extended the application deadline to December 7, 2015.
Writers from our 2015 Rivendell writing workshop share their takeaways from the experience. Apply by December 1 for the 2016 workshop.
We are now taking applications for an SFA nonfiction writing workshop at Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee, TN, March 19-22, 2015.
Inspired by the possibilities of Freedom Summer, MFK Fisher came to Mississippi teach at Piney Woods School, south of Jackson. That experiment in activism did not go well for Fisher.
First, Knoxville for the third Southern Food Writing Conference, then, Suffolk, Virginia, for a Potlikker dinner that benefited the SFA…
The International Biscuit Festival in Knoxville, TN, is right around the corner. The weekend kicks off with the third annual Southern Food Writing Conference, May 15-16.
The Southern Foodways Alliance will, beginning in 2014, grant a two-week writing residency each year at the Rivendell Writers’ Colony in Sewanee, Tennessee.
Since 1999, the SFA, an institute of the Center for the Study of Southern Culture at the University of Mississippi, has fed the intellectual curiosities and appetites of the American South. Our body of work has grown to include more than 800 oral histories, 50 films, and a publication catalog of 10 books.