1. Mel Tillis and Harry Crews have been recommended for the 2009 Florida Artists Hall of Fame by the Florida Arts Council. Interesting combination to say the least.
2. Ron Rash's new novel, Serena, hits store shelves this week. Here's Mr. Rash discussing the book at Powells' From the Author site.
3. The On the Road scroll has landed in Chicago where Columbia College will host a series of events centered around the book and Beat influence on the arts.