… the mule is coming back, we loaded the newest Mule issues here on thedeadmule.wordpress.com and we’re pretty skippy proud … More
The Dead Mule speaks in many voices. Mule Essays lead the mind into myriad swamps of distant memories or new … More
Our new Poetry Editor is … drum roll please Denise K. James. Read her 2012 poetry on the Mule by clicking … More
One week left before the Dead Mule publishes its October 2016 issue. Get your fill of September this week and … More
We’ve got some damn fine fiction here for August. Sit back and read for a spell. You know, been thinking … More
Check out Kevin Winter’s new short story collection “A Place We All Know: A Collection of Short Stories”
Testimony on “Oversight of the SEC’s Division of Enforcement” Read the entire testimony by clicking on the title. Andrew Ceresney, … More
Help the best of “The South” stay as is. Let the bitter past be studied — not re-lived — and let us not seek to destroy a unique culture.
The Mule is still kicking but she’s a bit stable weary this month. We’re restoring databases from 2007 and then … More
I find more and more that the stories surround, and revolve around, the joys that are grand-kids. Having six of said creatures I have plenty of raw material to choose from. I also congratulate myself on not killing their mothers when they were teenagers, although I was sorely tempted at times.
This month’s photos come from the Library of Congress. They belong to you and me. While many of us take … More
What a wonderful photo, eh?
It’s not officially Fall but it sure is a great day out there in eastern NC. How about yall? Everyone ok?
I hope Ed has his wheat all in before this rain.
I don’t know what that means but it sounds good — doesn’t it? On time. For a literary journal, “on … More
Recasting the throw-aways and detritus, the overheard and misspelled, the artist has fashioned a large expository drama that serves as fragmented window into our collective Zeitgeist. Sex, love, death, politics, aesthetics and the muddled semiotics of our age all find a place in this body of work and beckon the viewer to read, decipher and unravel. The pieces in The Letters resonate with an enigmatic poetic presence. The result is a significant body of work by an important American artist…
Volume One of Dead Mule Fiction.
April – May 2013: Twenty-Eight Poets featuring Joseph Bathanti NC Poet Laureate 2012-2014 Two Original Poems Written in Celebration of Poetry at … More
About mid-way through this Mule’s life, I worked for Popmatters.com as the Books Editor. We had around 70 critics in … More
This month’s poetry rises above the pocosin and flies over our heads toward the astral plain. Having North Carolina’s poet … More
* * The 2013 April (Poetry Month) Issue of the Dead Mule is dedicated to the memory of Elsie R. … More
The Writers’ Workshop is holding its Annual Writers’ Retreat May 16-19 at Folly Beach (near Charleston, SC) – an ideal place to relax, write and review each other’s work. Click to read more about the Workshop’s upcoming events.
Welcome to 2013. Welcome to the Dead Mule School of Southern Literature. We love your writing and we look forward … More
Some new stories, a few essays … those wonderful poems. We’re leaving 2012 with a nice warm feeling. The Mule’s … More