Posted in Blog Essays / Memoirs

This month features poetry, fiction, creative non-fiction, essays, memoirs and more writing goodness than you can shake a stick at. My dad used to say that– “more than you can shake a stick at” — I wonder if that’s a common phrase. Bob was born in 1915 and I find…

Click here to read more... April 2021

April 2021

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Southern Legitimacy Statement: We repainted our front porch ceiling last fall and it’s haint blue, the proper southern tone of sky blue so prevalent in old houses around here. Sherwin Williams has a paint color named “porch ceiling blue” in honor of such occasions. We’ve got a “Haint Blue” story…

Click here to read more... The March 2021 Issue

The March 2021 Issue

Posted in Blog Southern Legitimacy Statements

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” please let us know on our Facebook page. We’ve been…

Click here to read more... Reviewing the Mule

Reviewing the Mule

Posted in Fiction

My Southern Legitimacy Statement seems kinda’ obvious being as I am the publisher of the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. That said, I revel in the South. Love my neighbors as myself and sit on the porch with them. I am convinced that the smell of blooming magnolias must be…

Click here to read more... Charity Cupcakes by Valerie MacEwan

Charity Cupcakes by Valerie MacEwan

Posted in Essays / Memoirs

Southern Legitimacy Statement: Been the Publisher of the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature for going onto 21 years and if that doesn’t make me Southern, nothing does. I’ve read thousands of SLS’s over the last two decades and loved every one of them. Yall are so awesome. *** It…

Click here to read more... Starting the Dead Mule

Starting the Dead Mule