Allison Glock

Allison Glock has been a magazine journalist and author for twenty-plus years. Her writing has appeared in the New York Times, the New York Times Magazine, Esquire, Rolling Stone, Men’s Journal, Marie Claire, GQ, the New Yorker, and many other publications. Her poetry has appeared in the New Yorker and the Portland Review. She is currently a senior staff writer for ESPN the Magazine and ESPNW. She has written seven books, including the acclaimed Young Adult novel series Changers, and received the Whiting Award for her book Beauty Before Comfort, a memoir of her grandmother’s life in West Virginia and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year.

The G&G Interview

Catching Up With Bill Withers

Thirty years after walking away from music, Bill Withers joins the ranks of Rock and Roll Hall of Fame royalty


Amy Ray Goes Country

Best known as one-half of the folk duo Indigo Girls, the Georgia native is reaching back to her Southern roots

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G&G Interview: Alfre Woodard

The Hollywood veteran lights up screens big and small

Food & Drink

Southern Sides: Head of the Table

The enduring appeal of Southern sides

Food & Drink

Behind the Greens: Inspirational Ingredients

Six pioneering, plant-obsessed chefs on the ingredients that inspire them

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Armie Hammer

The new Lone Ranger talks about family recipes, good manners, and his own home on the range

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Connie Britton: Gone Country

Finding her voice in Nashville

Food & Drink

The Big Heart of Ashley Christensen

Though the toast of Raleigh is one of the hottest—and busiest—chefs in the South, it’s her work outside the kitchen that continues to define her

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G&G Interview: Natasha Trethewey

The country’s newest poet laureate reflects on history, memory, and why Hollywood rarely gets the South right

City Portrait

Knoxville’s Sweet Tune

Musically rich and blissfully glam-free, Knoxpatch hits all the right notes

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Sissy Spacek Opens Up

The first-time author finds inspiration on her Virginia farm


A Turkey Hunter’s First Shot

A newbie goes into the spring woods after a turkey and finds out what it means to take a bird


Southern Bar: The Clermont Lounge

Nobody hates the Clermont Lounge

Arts & Culture

I Dream of Dolly

The sweet music and pure inspiration of Dolly Parton


Steve Martin: The Unlikely Ambassador of Bluegrass

Thanks to celebrity banjo picker Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, old-time bluegrass is the hot new thing


Sweet Tea: A Love Story

Why we’re all addicted to the sweet stuff