Conversation: Oxford American Takes On Southern Literature

BY Arts Desk  September 11, 2009 at 4:26 PM EDT

Oxford American MagazineThe Oxford American bills itself as the “Southern Magazine of Good Writing.” This month the emphasis is on the good and the truly great, as the magazine offers its first ever “Southern Literature” issue.

The magazine’s editor, Marc Smirnoff, joined us from his office in Conway, Ark., to tell us about it: