A native Alabamian, Amy Weldon is currently associate professor of English at Luther College in Decorah, Iowa. Her essays, short fiction, and reviews have appeared in Best Travel Writing 2012 (Solas Press), Cornbread Nation 2: The Best of Southern Food Writing (UNC Press), Shenandoah, New Haven Review, Keats-Shelley Journal, The Millions, Bloom, and Southern Cultures, among others. She regularly blogs on sustainability, spirit, and self-reliance at cheapskateintellectual.wordpress.com.
Belle Dame Sans Merci: On Angela Carter
Angela Carter nudges readers — especially women — to look upon the world, however fantastical or frightening it may be, and let it teach us courage, and common sense. And laughter....