The NewSouth Bookstore actively hosts bookstore and off-site literary programs — book talks and readings — along with a variety of other programs both entertaining and educational. These include presentations by historians, readings of plays, music events, and community service programs. We enjoy such gatherings quite a lot. Our bookstore events calendar is always evolving, so please regularly check back here for updates to our calendar (and/or follow us on social media, where all such activities are also posted). We welcome your event suggestions and thank you for your support.
Contributors to a fabulous new anthology of Southern writers, titled The Best of the Shortest, will be our guests at a program celebrating the recent release of that book. Suzanne Hudson, co-editor of the volume, along with Marlin “Bart” Barton, Joe Taylor, Jim Gilbert, and others will be our guests, reading from their work. Michael Knight is right about the book when he says, “This collection is quite positively on fire with humor and heartache, darkness and light, and countless blazing turns of phrase.” Come meet the artists and fall in love with short fiction all over again, as we did in shaping this program.