Trinity University Press

Lowry Pei

Lowry Pei is the author of three novels, including Family Resemblances, and numerous stories and reviews in publications such as the New York Times, the Boston Review, and the Modern Language Quarterly. He teaches at Simmons College and lives in Cambridge, Massachusetts.

Places for the Spirit

Places for the Spirit is a stunning collection of more than eighty fine art photographs of African American folk gardens—and their creators—in Louisiana, Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina. Through her patient search up and down small-town streets and dusty rural roads, award-winning photographer Vaughn Sills has unearthed an important element of American...