Mending for Memory: Sewing in Louisiana Essays, Stories, and Poems: available from New Press Laurel Review Pr
A remarkable assemblage of history, memories, poetry, fiction, and interviews that explores sewing and its meaning in a particular place.
Blood at the Root
Lee Grue writes what she knows: a festinating tale betwixt Camilia Jane, High John the Conqueror, and Creeping Jesus. In between her story-telling, Lee Grue verges on one-of-a-kind poetry that can only be found on the front porches and streets of New Orleans.
Goodbye, Silver Silver Cloud
"These stories come along to restore New Orleans to us in its depths, ironies, paradoxes, and bitter sweet sentimentality. she knows this world from the inside and loves it even as she demystifies it. As in Toole's "Confederacy of Dunces", the intact integrity of our perfumed swamp lives on in ironic complexity."--Andrei Codrescu.