Join us Thursday, Oct. 4 at 6 pm at Off Square Books (129 Courthouse Square, Oxford, MS 38655). FREE admission.
Guests: Amy Stewart (“Miss Kopp Just Won’t Quit”) with musical guests Julie Odell (“Strange Endangered Bird”), Erin Coburn (“Queen of Nothing”) and Meridian, MS-native John Paul Dove (“My Son, the Brawler”)
Hosts: Jim Dees and our house band, the Yalobushwhackers
Radio: WUMS 92.1 FM (Oxford)
Air dates for Mississippi Public Broadcasting (MPB) and Alabama Public Radio (APR):
Saturday, October 13 at 7pm (CT) MPB; 9 pm (CT) on APR
Amy Stewart is the author of Miss Kopp Just Won’t Quit (Houghton Mifflin Harcourt) a novel based on the true story of one of America’s first female deputy sheriffs and her two rambunctious sisters.
Stewart is the New York Times best-selling author of ten books, including Girl Waits with Gun and the rest of the Kopp Sisters series. Her popular nonfiction titles include The Drunken Botanist, Wicked Plants, and Flower Confidential.
Stewart lives in Portland with her husband Scott Brown, a rare book dealer. They own an independent bookstore, Eureka Books, which is so independent it lives in California while they live in Oregon.
Julie Odell is a singer-songwriter from New Orleans. Her latest singles are “Cardinal Feather” and “Strange Endangered Bird.” Her previous album was I Put Treasures in My Pockets.
“The Ruston native’s sublime melodies — each note gripping the air around it — make surprise turns along her buoyant and versatile voice, floating above fingerpicked strings blowing around feathery reverb.” – Gambit Magazine
Erin Coburn is a 17-year-old blues songwriter, vocalist and guitarist (and electric ukulele player!) originally from Cincinnati, OH. Her albums include Chaos Before Conformity and Queen of Nothing. In addition to her professional music career, Coburn is an amateur boxer.
John Paul Dove is a singer-songwriter from Meridian, MS. His debut solo EP, My Son, the Brawler (Blue Sky Studios) is a vivid look into the struggles of addiction, infidelity, depression, loneliness, and the fight for redemption.