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August is a huge month for the Mule!

We’re publishing 20 essays, memoirs, short stories, poetry collections … got it going on in August. Pay attention to our Southern Legitimacy Statements each month. They sure do make the Dead Mule sing. We’ve got some swell ones in August....
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Danny Lee Ingram : Grammar Nudge #4

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I was born in Rome, GA, and raised in Trion, Pennville, and Summerville, GA. After many years as a road musician and earning three degrees–A.S., B.A., M.A., I taught English in three colleges, two of them in...
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Danny Lee Ingram : Grammar Nudge #3

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I was born in Rome, GA, and raised in Trion, Pennville, and Summerville, GA. After many years as a road musician and earning three degrees–A.S., B.A., M.A., I taught English in three colleges, two of them in...
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Danny Lee Ingram : Grammar Nudge #2

Southern Legitimacy Statement: I was born in Rome, GA, and raised in Trion, Pennville, and Summerville, GA After many years as a road musician and earning three degrees–A.S., B.A., M.A., I taught English in three colleges, two of them in...
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Danny Lee Ingram: GRAMMAR NUDGE #1

I was born in Rome, GA, and raised in Trion, Pennville, and Summerville, GA After many years as a road musician and earning three degrees–A.S., B.A., M.A., I taught English in three colleges, two of them in Georgia, after returning...
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Photographs in the April 2019 issue

Photos this month feature the work of W Goodwin.* W Goodwin is a biologist, writer and digital artist. W gravitates toward nature, animals and people, sometimes in that order. W’s been a journalist long enough to write hundreds of articles...
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March 2019 photo notes

The photographs used in this month’s Mule are from the Library of Congress Dust Bowl archives. Dorthea Lange photographs. Aren’t they mesmerizing? I think they’re incredible slices of Americana. Thanks for reading … good stuff this month! Valerie MacEwan
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Reviewing the Mule

We’re starting out 2019 early with a new format style on the Dead Mule. January is going to be a bit tough to get online but we’ll do it! If you notice any changes that “don’t look or work right”...
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Hurricane Florence update

Due to flooding from Hurricane Florence, we must direct our attention elsewhere (from the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature) for a few weeks. October is finally online. What a mess everywhere. It’s about clean dup now — so very...
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New Mule on the Third

The September issue of the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature will be available by September 3, 2018. We might get it online sooner but we wanted yall to know we’re running behind this month. We’ll feature writing by: Victoria...
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Past Mules

Visited the WayBack Machine on Archives.org and found this from 2002. We’d just begun rebuilding the Dead Mule. The Mule’s been revived three times in the last 22 years. She always rises from the dead, somehow. Lots of databases, lots...
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Welcome to April!

This issue is slam-packed with reading goodness. Short stories, poems, long memoirs, Helen Losse’s chapbook and so much more. We hope you’ll  spend a great big hunk of quality time perusing all we have to offer. It’s going to be...
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The February 2018 Mule

Welcome to the new Mule. We are so all fired up glad to have you with us this month. The writing? Superb. We have a wide range of delicacies for you to peruse this month. Essays, memoirs, fiction and more....
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Happy New Year to our Mule Readers

This year, 2018 (duh) promises to be an extraordinary one for the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. We’re seeing many of our promising talented writers turn into NOVELISTS right before our very eyes. Look forward to book reviews and...
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New Drop Down Menu

Southern Legitimacy Statement: Editor of online literary journal featuring southern writing since 1996. I have 2 yard dogs and one indoor dog. My Mama made a fresh pitcher of sweet tea every day of the week and two pitchers on...
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Summer Issue Sizzles with Great Writing

Well, how cliche’ can we be— sizzling summer issue? We’ve many a good piece hidden here on the July-August Dead Mule issue. Our writing covers the gamut of emotions– offering you some everything from great memoirs to astounding fiction to...
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March 2017, Slow Cooking Issue

Submittable currently warns us of server issues so we are slow to load but ready for March. Should be around 18 new pieces online within the next few days… Some Dale Wisely, a bit of Carolyn Flynn, Tom Sheehan, Claire...
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Memoirs on the Dead Mule

The Dead Mule speaks in many voices. Mule Essays lead the mind into myriad swamps of distant memories or new ideas covered in eloquent jargon and folksy rough and rowdy ways. We’ve decided to feature Memoirs as a stand-alone section...