ArtsATL

Your Guide To The Arts In Atlanta

Natasha Trethewey

The Legacy Series: Daren Wang

Storytelling is one of the great joys of Daren Wang’s life. Like a human divining rod, he is constantly seeking and absorbing wisdom. Whether the raconteur is holding court from a barstool or being broadcast from a pair of audio speakers, it makes no difference to Wang (pronounced Wong). If the story’s compelling, he’s all in. He’s also a self-described vinyl-junkie, who says, “Dave Brubeck playing, a book and proper lighting... that's a luxury of everything.”...

Preview: Lost literary voices will be revived and revered this weekend at GSU

We have our gods in the Southern canon. We speak their names in high school and university English classes every fall. We have idolized or snickered at their stories and lives. We have embraced or disputed their presence in monolithic anthologies of literature. Nonetheless, we continue to conjure them: William and Flannery. Carson, Harper, Truman, and Tennessee....

Year in review: Atlanta’s literary community rings in a year of brazen, tenacious legacies and bold spirit

It was an incredibly memorable and commendable year in Atlanta’s literary scene. Atlantan writers were celebrated and lauded far and wide -- earning Guggenheim Fellowships, National Book Awards and entry into the Academy of American Poets, to name a few things. Here, we accrue some of the highlights from throughout this year’s book coverage....