Today, I am pleased to welcome our Book of Year winner, author Valerie Fraser Luesse. Valerie is the bestselling author of Missing Isaac, Almost Home, and The Key to Everything, as well as an award-winning magazine writer best known for her feature stories and essays in Southern Living, where she is currently senior travel editor. Specializing in stories about unique pockets of Southern culture, Luesse received the 2009 Writer of the Year award from the Southeast Tourism Society for her editorial section on Hurricane Katrina recovery in Mississippi and Louisiana. A graduate of Auburn University and Baylor University, she lives in Birmingham, Alabama, with her husband, Dave.
Today, we are going to discuss her book Under the Bayou Moon (our Book of the Year Winner). And as a special treat, I & R is giving away two print copies of this incredible book. One in the States and one in Canada!
Valerie, welcome to Interviews & Reviews!