January 15, 2013 - 12:34pm
Court Side: Shawn Fields Williams serves up home and history with ‘Belgravia Cou
An Old Louisville homeowner and resident of the oh-so-lovely Belgravia Court, Shawn Fields Williams takes readers on a walking tour of Old Louisville’s finest walking court with her book ‘Belgravia Court’. And, why yes, there IS a picture of my balcony inside – thanks for noticing.
In the summer it’s the crickets – the resounding, creaky folk music they make at night; you won’t notice it until you’re finally all by yourself on the porch.  The buzz is enveloping because the houses are tall and close together.  You need to come up for air from...
January 6, 2012 - 1:10pm
The author of two additional acclaimed collections of poetry creates simplistic perfection in his latest volume from Louisville’s Sarabande Books.
Poetry is often relegated to the dustiest shelves and the farthest reaches of our thoughts; a genre most readers slogged through begrudgingly in high school and promptly dismissed on the other side of the diploma.  Poetry is “stuffy” and “irrelevant”, perhaps even, dare...
December 27, 2011 - 11:15am
The Short Story gets a raw and fearless revamp from Horrocks’ first collection of short stories published by Louisville’s Sarabande Books
When prowling through the aisles of a bookstore, on the hunt, it is easy to become mislead.  Prominent displays feature an alluring array of colorful covers and beguiling titles, innocently situated to whet your appetite and ensnare your senses.  I have been caught in this marketing trap...