By the River with Holly Jackson

Explore what it takes to create a Southern story.


  • Carrie Morey

    Carrie Morey discusses her book Callie’s Biscuits & Southern Traditions.
  • John Cribb

    John Cribb discusses his book Old Abe: A Novel.
  • Jo Hackl

    Jo Hackl discusses her book Smack Dab in the Middle of Maybe.
  • Natasha Trethewey

    Natasha Trethewey discusses her book Memorial Drive: A Daughter’s Memoir.

About By the River with Holly Jackson

“By The River” is a love letter to Southern stories and the authors and poets who write them. Through interviews with Southern authors, host Holly Jackson examines books from a variety of genres, including historical fiction, Southern culture, memoir, poetry, and more.