How Do We Go On Writing Our Little Fictions When Outside The World Is On Fire?

Column by Christopher Shultz July 29, 2020
In this age of COVID-19, continued racial injustice, and myriad other issues, it's hard to justify writing anything that doesn't take the problems of the world to task.

Southern Gothic: A Primer

Column by George Cotronis January 27, 2017
Southern Gothic: Crumbling plantations and dying lineages.

Why A Little Writing Jealousy Is Healthy

Column by Leah Dearborn
Every writer has felt it—that twinge of jealousy when you read a sentence so perfect, it makes you angry that you didn't think of it first.
Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying'

Trailer for James Franco's 'As I Lay Dying' Released

News by Christopher Shultz May 14, 2013
The Man, the Myth, the Legend: Franco! He can do anything, even adapt Faulkner's unfilmable novel to the screen. It looks like he did a pretty decent job.
William Faulkner Sotheby's Auction

Sotheby’s to Auction Faulkner Memorabilia - Including His Nobel Medal

News by Dean Fetzer
William Faulkner’s personal letters and manuscripts, described as “a literary treasure trove,” are to go up for auction in June in New York.

What Makes A Southern Novel?

Column by Meredith Borders December 28, 2012
Quentin Tarantino's slave revenge epic 'Django Unchained' asks, what makes a southern film? We ask the same of books!
Faulkner's Estate Sues Over Quote In Woody Allen Film

Faulkner's Estate Sues Sony Over Paraphrased Quote In Woody Allen Film

News by Rob Hart October 29, 2012
William Faulkner's estate is suing Sony over Woody Allen's 2011 film, 'Midnight in Paris', and the appearance of a Faulkner quote in the movie. It seems like a bit of a stretch...
James Franco: Child of God, As I Lay Dying

James Franco Is Busy Shooting The Classics

News by Benoît Lelièvre October 16, 2012
James Franco is keeping himself busy nowadays. He's making not one, but two classic southern novels into films. And we have the photos to prove it.
James Franco To Direct "As I Lay Dying"

James Takes On William: Franco To Direct 'As I Lay Dying'

News by Dave Reuss August 28, 2012
Good luck, Franco. You're gonna need it.

The Blagger's Guide to William Faulkner

Column by Cath Murphy August 7, 2012
Does reading Faulkner make you feel like Lying Down and Dying? Think he is all Sound and Fury? The Blagger's Guide will make you a Faulkner buff without turning a page of his work.
'The Sound And The Fury' colored edition

'The Sound And The Fury' Makeover: Faulkner's True Colors Edition

News by Kimberly Turner July 9, 2012
Fifty years after Faulkner’s death, ‘The Sound And The Fury’ is finally being printed as the author intended: in color-coded inks that provide a roadmap to the classic novel’s chronology.

Post-Mortem: "The Sound and the Fury" by William Faulkner

Column by Jack Joslin March 22, 2012
An autopsy of William Faulkner's novel, 'The Sound and the Fury'. What makes this novel so great?

They Do Not Move: Why Boredom is No Excuse

Column by Jack Joslin February 23, 2012
Can boredom be a useful part of reading?

The Period Part 2 - Dot Dearth: Postponing The Period On Purpose

Column by Taylor Houston
A continuation of last month's discussion of short sentence lengths. This month we'll explore the merits of the very long sentences.
David Milch Faulkner

David Milch Scores Rights To The Works of William Faulkner

News by Rob Hart December 1, 2011
Writer and producer David Milch--the man behind 'Deadwood' and 'NYPD Blue'--just struck a deal that gives him the rights to William Faulkner's extensive body of work.