Mark Powell

“Firebird: A Novel” by Mark Powell


“Firebird: A Novel” 

Author: Mark Powell 

Publisher: Haywire Books  

Pages: 312 

Price: $17.95 (Paperback)

Readers of “Firebird” might not immediately recognize Mark Powell as a Southern writer, but he surely is. At present, Powell is teaching creative writing at Appalachian State in Asheville, North Carolina. 

"Echolocation: A Novel" By Mark Powell

May 8, 2017

“Echolocation: A Novel”

Author: Mark Powell   

Publisher: Simon & Schuster

Pages: 336

Price: $24.99 (Hardcover)

Southern fiction is continually evolving, the characters and settings changing with the times. What began with raw East Alabama frontier characters in “The Adventures of Simon Suggs,” then “Huckleberry Finn,” then Erskine Caldwell’s pellagra-ridden creatures on” Tobacco Road,” moved to Faulkner’s plantations, Welty’s and Thomas Wolfe’s small cities.

Walker Percy set a lot of his fiction at the country club.