Longleaf Booksigning


Please join us in welcoming the visiting authors and faculty of the Longleaf Writers Conference!  They'll be gathered together for a signing from 5 to 6 pm Wednesday May 16th.  Join us in welcoming Tom Franklin, Jill McCorkle, Beth Ann Fennelly, Matt Bondurant, Seth Brady Tucker, and many more!

Event date: 
Wednesday, May 16, 2018 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Event address: 
89 Central Square
Seaside, FL 32459
Crooked Letter, Crooked Letter: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780060594671
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 17th, 2011

“The classic trifecta of talent, heart, and a bone-deep sense of storytelling….A masterful performance, deftly rendered and deeply satisfying. For days on end, I woke with this story on my mind.”
   — David Wroblewski

 


The Tilted World: A Novel Cover Image
$14.99
ISBN: 9780062069191
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - June 10th, 2014

In 1927, as rains swell the Mississippi, the river threatens to burst its banks and engulf everything in its path, including the tiny hamlet of Hobnob, where federal agents Ted Ingersoll and Ham Johnson arrive to investigate the disappearance of two fellow agents—and find a baby boy abandoned in the middle of a crime scene.


Poachers: Stories Cover Image
$12.99
ISBN: 9780688177713
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - May 30th, 2000

In ten stunning and bleak tales set in the woodlands, swamps, and chemical plants along the Alabama River, Tom Franklin stakes his claim as a fresh, original Southern voice. His lyric, deceptively simple prose conjures a world where the default setting is violence, a world of hunting and fishing, gambling and losing, drinking and poaching—a world most of us have never seen.


Mississippi Noir (Akashic Noir) Cover Image
By Tom Franklin (Editor)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781617752285
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Published: Akashic Books - August 2nd, 2016

"In these stories, from Biloxi to Hattiesburg, from Jackson to Oxford, the various crimes of the heart or doomed deeds of fractured households are carried out in real Mississippi locales . . . Are a devilishly wrought introduction to writers with a feel for Mississippi who are pursuing lonely, haunting paths of the imagination."


Hell at the Breech: A Novel Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780060566760
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Published: William Morrow Paperbacks - December 16th, 2003

In 1897, an aspiring politician is mysteriously murdered in the rural area of Alabama known as Mitcham Beat. His outraged friends -- —mostly poor cotton farmers -- form a secret society, Hell-at-the-Breech, to punish the townspeople they believe responsible.


Heating & Cooling: 52 Micro-Memoirs Cover Image
$22.95
ISBN: 9780393609479
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - October 10th, 2017

The 52 micro-memoirs in genre-defying Heating & Cooling offer bright glimpses into a richly lived life, combining the compression of poetry with the truth-telling of nonfiction into one heartfelt, celebratory book.


Great with Child: Letters to a Young Mother Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780393329780
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2007

Beth Ann Fennelly, writing to a newly pregnant friend, goes beyond the nuts and bolts or sentimentality of other parenting literature, in letters that range in tone from serious to sisterly, from lighthearted to downright funny. Some answer specific questions; others muse about the identity shift a woman encounters when she enters Mommyland.


Tender Hooks: Poems Cover Image
$16.95
ISBN: 9780393326857
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Published: W. W. Norton & Company - May 1st, 2005

Beth Ann Fennelly is fearless in delineating the joys, absorptions, and yes jealousies of new motherhood. Having studied motherhood "as if for an exam," reality proved "wilder and deeper and funnier" than anything she'd anticipated.Tender Hooks is Fennelly's spirited exploration of parenting, with all its contradictions and complexities.


Life After Life Cover Image
$14.95
ISBN: 9781616203221
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Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - November 5th, 2013

Award-winning author Jill McCorkle takes us on a splendid journey through time and memory in this, her tenth work of fiction. Life After Life is filled with a sense of wonder at our capacity for self-discovery at any age.


Going Away Shoes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781616200145
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 14th, 2010

The foibles of the people in Jill McCorkle's world are so familiar that we want nothing so much as to watch them walk into--and then get out of--life's inevitable traps. Here, in her first collection in eight years, McCorkle collects eleven brand-new stories bristling with her characteristic combination of wit and weight.


Ferris Beach Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565129313
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Published: Algonquin Books - September 22nd, 2009

Ferris Beach is a place where excitement and magic coexist. Or so Mary Katherine "Katie" Burns, the only child of middle-aged Fred and Cleva Burns, believes. Shy and self-conscious, she daydreams about Ferris Beach, where her beautiful cousin, Angela, leads a romantic, mysterious life.


Creatures of Habit (Shannon Ravenel Books) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781565123977
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Published: Shannon Ravenel Books - March 28th, 2003

Jill McCorkle's new collection of twelve short stories is peopled with characters brilliantly like us-flawed, clueless, endearing. These stories are also animaled with all manner of mammal, bird, fish, reptile-also flawed and endearing. She asks, what don't humans share with the so-called lesser species?


The Wettest County in the World: A Novel Based on a True Story Cover Image
$17.00
ISBN: 9781416561408
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Published: Scribner Book Company - December 29th, 2009

Based on the true story of Matt Bondurant's grandfather and two granduncles, The Wettest County in the World is a gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder. The Bondurant Boys were a notorious gang of roughnecks and moonshiners who ran liquor through Franklin County, Virginia, during Prohibition and in the years after.


The Night Swimmer Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781451625301
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Published: Scribner Book Company - August 7th, 2012

An "evocative and often lyrical" (San Francisco Chronicle) novel about a young American couple who win a pub on the southernmost tip of Ireland and become embroiled in the local violence and intrigue.


Lawless: A Novel Based on a True Story Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781451658941
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Published: Scribner Book Company - September 11th, 2012

A gritty, gripping tale of brotherhood, greed, and murder, this "engrossing" (Entertainment Weekly) novel is now a major motion picture starring Jessica Chastain, Tom Hardy, Shia Labeouf, Gary Oldman, Guy Pearce, and Mia Wasikowska.

With a Foreword by Director John Hillcoat


We Deserve the Gods We Ask for Cover Image
$15.00
ISBN: 9781928589938
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Published: Gival Press - October 6th, 2014

Winner of the 2013 Gival Press Poetry Award / "Whether he is speaking of (as) Wile E.


Afternoon Masala: Poems Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781557286536
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Published: University of Arkansas Press - March 1st, 2014

2014 cowinner, Miller Williams Arkansas Poetry Prize


Train to Agra (Crab Orchard Award Series in Poetry) Cover Image
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ISBN: 9780809324057
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Published: Southern Illinois University Press - August 15th, 2001

Calling upon two cultures, Vandana Khanna's "Train to Agra "meditates on the effects of displacement and expatriation on the construction of a young Indian American woman's identity.


Make Your Home Among Strangers Cover Image
$26.99
ISBN: 9781250059666
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Published: St. Martin's Press - August 4th, 2015

A New York Times Book Review Editor's Choice, winner of the International Latino Book Award for Best Latino-themed Fiction 2016, Longlisted for the 2015 Center for Fiction First Novel Prize.


Our Earthly Eyes Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781426947599
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Published: Trafford Publishing - January 18th, 2011

..". Annie Hwang's] poetry sings for every aching soul....talks about every loving heart....Speaks of the unflinching reality of life....Cries for the dreams that we all are craving for....." -Munia Khan.


The River's Memory Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940189000
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Published: Twisted Road Publications - July 28th, 2014

Fiction. Environmental Studies. THE RIVER'S MEMORY tells the story of women living along the banks of a river where water billows from caverns of silent lakes. Before the first Europeans arrive, a potter survives an alligator attack only to be trapped in a deadly game of politics.


Faulty Predictions: Stories (Flannery O'Connor Award for Short Fiction #24) Cover Image
$19.95
ISBN: 9780820352978
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Published: University of Georgia Press - February 1st, 2018

In Karin Lin-Greenberg's Faulty Predictions, young characters try to find their way in the world and older characters confront regrets. In "Editorial Decisions," members of the editorial board of a high school literary magazine are witnesses to an unspeakable act of violence.


Contenders Cover Image
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ISBN: 9781940207636
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Published: Rare Bird Books, a Vireo Book - March 31st, 2015

"Nina was a thief, technically, although she never defined herself that way. Stealing was sponsorship. Fighting was the passion."