I'm on a writer's retreat in Sewanee, Tennessee. I perch quietly and listen and watch and smell—and then return to my desk refreshed and ready to engage with sentences. One sentence at a time. One breath at a time.
Never charged with a crime, Mohamedou Slahi was held for 14 years at Gitmo. He sought refuge in books, including Wells' Divine Secrets. Now released, he tells 60 Minutes why he forgives — and loves — Americans.
In an article released by the Hoover Sun of Alabama, An Evening with Rebecca Wells & the Ya-Ya Sisterhood show sells out in just 25 minutes for the 2017 Southern Voices Festival at the Hoover Public Library.