Bland Simpson

Kenan Distinguished Professor, Department of English & Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Bland Simpson is an award-winning author, musician, playwright and songwriter and an expert on N.C.'s coast and waterways.

Creative Writing North Carolina's coast and waterways Writing on the Natural World Coastal Studies Playwriting

Rhonda Armstrong

Chair, Department of English and Foreign Languages · Augusta University

Professor Armstrong is an expert in Southern and Appalachian Literature, Death and Culture, and Perceptions of Rural America.

Perceptions of Rural America Appalachian Literature Southern Lite Death and Culture

William L. Andrews, Ph.D.

E. Maynard Adams Professor of English, Department of English and Comparative Literature, College of Arts and Sciences · UNC-Chapel Hill

Dr. Andrews is an expert in African American literature, Southern literature and North American slave narratives.

Southern Literature American Literature to 1900 African American Literature Slavery Digital Humanities

Gary Richards

Professor of English · University of Mary Washington

Dr. Richards' research focuses on Southern literature.

Southern Literature and Culture American Fiction Contemporary Drama English Harper Lee