Ward Raymond

From Femme Fatale Carmen to That Pesky Wabbit

Starving artists. A fearsome warship named for a girl’s frock. A twagical wabbit. The Chattanooga Symphony Orchestra and special guests combine elements of all these—and so much more ... more »

Mar 11, 2015 4:48 PM Features

Southern Literature Needs You!

The Southern Lit Alliance wants to book you for a volunteer job. During the Celebration of Southern Literature in mid-April, local bibliophiles are needed to check tickets, sell books, drive authors around ... more »

Mar 4, 2015 4:31 PM News & Notes

Raise Your Glass and Your IQ

What kind of beer would a reader of Clyde Edgerton prefer? How about a fan of Katori Hall? Roy Blount Jr.? Natasha Trethewey? more »

Jan 7, 2015 5:18 PM Features

’Night, Mother

The failing heartbeat of a dying mother resonates as the saddest sound in human experience. The Faulkes Chronicle tells the story of an American family whose mother is dying, whose beloved life leaches away like the color fading... more »

Aug 28, 2014 12:00 AM Features

Journey of Vengeance and Redemption

On any given summer day in the tropical South, temperatures melted candles inside houses, and tiny dragons hatched in bags of rice in kitchen cupboards. more »

Jul 17, 2014 12:00 AM Features