Discussion Posts

Discussion: (American) Southern Fiction

Definition: Southern Fiction and Southern Gothic “Southern Fiction” and “Southern Gothic Fiction” refer to genres born in the Southern United States, and can cover a whole lot of works. “Southern Fiction” generally refers to novels that take place in that region as a whole, and feature Southern characters and themes. “Southern Gothic” is a bit […]


Review: The Old Weird South

This compilation of stories looks at the weirdest and most interesting aspects of the Southern fiction genre. Usually comprised of Southern Gothic, magical realism, and emotional tales, writings from the American South have a lot to offer. Westover, seeing this, compiled these stories as an homage to the weirdest sorts of writers the South has […]