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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...
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September Fiction and All

One week left before the Dead Mule publishes its October 2016 issue. Get your fill of September this week and enjoy the heck out of the writing. It’s damn skippy good. Look forward to new works on Oct 1.
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Hey yall, we’re still here…

The Mule is still kicking but she’s a bit stable weary this month. We’re restoring databases from 2007 and then grabbing the 1990s files, making a great mix tape for our girlfriends, and we’ll even work on 2000-2006. Meanwhile, work continues...
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Made it through the holidays …

I find more and more that the stories surround, and revolve around, the joys that are grand-kids. Having six of said creatures I have plenty of raw material to choose from. I also congratulate myself on not killing their mothers when they were teenagers, although I was sorely tempted at times.
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Photographs for November 2013

This month’s photos come from the Library of Congress. They belong to you and me. While many of us take our own photos of the South, those available from the archives of Our Library speak volumes from the heart and...