Beyond the Levee

The land called Big Island, Mississippi, is populated by tall tales about a murderous, moonshining frontiersman name Perry Martin, but the stories and thick woods that still cover this land preserve its old world magic. That’s what keeps one camper coming back.

Source: Oxford American
Published: Jun 11, 2019
Length: 8 minutes (2,009 words)

The Many Voyages of Walter Anderson

Anderson was an adventurous Mississippi painter drawn to wild places. But, in the end, it was Horn Island that called to him, a sandy outcropping in the Gulf of Mexico where he lived out his days as a hermit.

Published: May 16, 2018
Length: 36 minutes (9,149 words)