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Wanna Read Something Really Scary?

The southern literary tradition includes spooky tales, often set in deserted plantation houses or among eerie trees covered in Spanish moss. From haunted mansions to vampires in New Orleans, celebrate Halloween by reading southern tales like Interview with a Vampire by Anne Rice or gothic shorts from William Faulkner and Flannery O’Connor.

Check out some of the creepy stories in our Literary Cities series, including “The Haunted Library” by Margaret Wayt DeBolt and “The Gold Bug” by Edgar Allen Poe, that master of suspense. Read more on our blog.

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