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Behind the Stories of our April/May 2020 Issue

G&G editors share some of what went into producing the “Saving the South” issue


Arts & Culture

Reasons to Armchair-Shop with Southern Makers and Shops

Boutiques and retailers across the region are offering deals and incentives, and helping support others during the shutdown

BLESS YOUR HEART

Test Your Southern Knowledge

G&G’s new trivia game was made with Southerners in mind. Take this quiz, with questions from the game, to see how much you know about the region

Arts & Culture

Must-See Southern-Cooking TV

PBS premieres a new show from Vivian Howard and a documentary about Patrick O’Connell and the Inn at Little Washington

Arts & Culture

Southern Women Spotlight: Dr. Valerie Montgomery Rice

The first female president and dean of Atlanta’s Morehouse School of Medicine has dedicated her career to helping the underserved

Arts & Culture

Marie Kondo Shares the Life-Changing Magic of “Thank You” Right Now

The “Tidying Up” star and her new Texas sidekick share timely—and sensibly Southern—tips for a better home-office life from their new book

G&G Books

Books—and a Game—from the Editors of Garden & Gun

Our collection includes our first trivia game, Bless Your Heart, and the books Southern Women, S Is for Southern, The Southerner’s Cookbook, The Southerner’s Handbook, and Good Dog

Arts & Culture

Tim the Cowboy Security Guard is Charmingly Terrible at Twitter

An exclusive interview with the cowboy in a museum, trying to figure out social media

Arts & Culture

Behind the Stories of our April/May 2020 Issue

G&G editors share some of what went into producing the “Saving the South” issue

Arts & Culture

A West Virginia Drive-In Dynasty Stays Open

As theaters, restaurants, and bars across the country temporarily close, long-standing drive-ins remain

Dispatches

Keeping My Southern Accent

No matter where I go, there y’all are

Arts & Culture

How Buying Indie Might Help Save the South’s Bookshops

Ways to support your local independent bookstore during coronavirus distancing

G&G PRESENTS:

30 Southern Heroes

From conservationists to cultural champions to preservationists to storytellers, these groundbreakers are making the South a better place

Southern Heroes

Wendell Berry: The Poet of Place

A conversation, in letters, with one of the South’s most vital voices

Southern Heroes

Walt Wolfram: The Accent Advocate

The professor of sociolinguistics tracks the distinctive speech of the South

Arts & Culture

Franklin D. Vagnone: The Firebrand

The Winston-Salem director is revolutionizing how house museums embrace a hands-on approach to history

SOUTHERN HEROES

Amir Touré, BJ Dennis, and Sallie Ann Robinson: The Torchbearers

Three guardians of Gullah Geechee culture work to help their Lowcountry traditions not only survive, but thrive

Southern Heroes

Doug Naselroad: The Teacher

The Kentucky luthier helps addicts in recovery by teaching them how to make musical instruments

Southern Heroes

Lauren Northup: The Preservationist

The Historic Charleston Foundation’s Director of Museums brings to light the lives of the enslaved

Southern Heroes

Dust-to-Digital: The Song Savers

An Atlanta couple safeguards and showcases the music of the South

Southern Heroes

Brigette Jones: The Truth Teller

The Tennessee curator gives voice to those whose stories were often silenced

Arts & Culture

Delivering ‘Deliverance’

Forty-five years after the publication of James Dickey’s acclaimed novel, an oral history of one of the most unforgettable Southern movies of all time