synonymous with the battle against HIV in this country. This book will surprise,
entertain and challenge your notions about health care in America.” -- Abraham Verghese, M.D., author of “My Own Country” and “Cutting for Stone”
"Yes, there is much work to be done here in Mississippi and the rest of the nation, but I can’t help but believe the trajectory of equality has been set. We are hurtling forward into a world where there is a place for all of us LGBT folk. I know it to be true just as a child who’s never tasted disappointment believes in goodness.
I've set down that skeptical heart that burdened me and replaced it with the heart of a child. I believe in love, the kind of love that moves people to do good and believe beautiful things can and will happen. I've seen it happen firsthand."
Billed as "The Southern Magazine of Good Writing," and "The New Yorker of the South," it has won two National Magazine Awards and other high honors since it began publication in 1992. Its pages have featured original work by William Faulkner, Walker Percy, John Grisham, John Updike, Roy Blount, Susan Sontag, Steve Martin, Charles Portis and many other distinguished authors, while also discovering and launching the most promising writers in the region. The New York Times stated that The Oxford American "may be the liveliest literary magazine in America."
Southern girl, raised in Jackson, MS; Leo, born in July; Funny, love people who make me laugh; Unapologetic New Orleans Saints fan; Proud owner of 2 Dachshunds; Daughter, big sister, and "very COOL Aunt LiLi" to my niece, Grace (my heart!); Lover of all things old & dusty, and the history behind them; Passionate "junker." Early-adopter; Social Media fanatic; Curious about EVERYTHING; Fascinated by people and their stories; Never met a stranger, Like to strike up conversations w/just about anybody (though I've learned this is more acceptable down South - ha!); Information & Research junkie; Usually manage to harness my ADD & get stuff done...This bio may be an exception.
Dream Jobs: Private Detective, Online Researcher, Content Curator, "Junk-tique" Store Owner.
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