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by Tiffany Quay Tyson
For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been traveling across Mississippi and into Tennessee on a regional book tour for my first novel, Three Rivers. I’ve learned a few things, and I’ve rediscovered things about the South I’d mostly forgotten.
Here’s a list in no particular order:
People are kind. An old college friend who pulled me into the worlds of journalism and creative writing well before I had any real idea about either, spent the better part of a good meal telling me how he felt about my book in such laudatory terms that it nearly brought me to tears.