Category Archives: Jim Parks

Blind Lemon, by Jim Parks

"[African-Amer­i­­can folk­lore] is like jazz; there's no inher­ent prob­lem which pro­hibits under­stand­ing but the assump­tions brought to it." –Ralph Elli­son, Paris Review No. 8 Inter­view by Alfred Chester & Vil­ma Howard Walk­ing into the uncom­fort­able warmth of the build­ing, the odor … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Why I Send What I Do

Justin sug­gest­ed in com­ments I talk a lit­tle bit about pay­ment terms, as in why I sent cer­tain books to the peo­ple I pub­lish here, which seems like a good idea, as I've now fin­ished pack­ag­ing them for mail­ing tomor­row. … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Cotton Season by Jim Parks

William Pierce, Jr., grasped his hip with both hands and tugged with all his strength against the action of the auger that had caught his leg and was pulling his body to bloody pieces. Red Smith locked eyes with him … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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