Mojo Rising: Masters of the Art and Mojo Rising: Contemporary Writers, a two-volume set of short stories written by the South’s greatest writers, were launched at William Faulkner’s home of Rowan Oak in Oxford Mississippi. Standing on the front steps of Faulkner’s home are, left to right, four authors who had stories in the “Contemporary Writers” volume: Ace Atkins, Margaret Skinner, Joseph B. Atkins, and Sheree Renee Thomas. Among the authors in volume 1 are: William Faulkner, Eudora Welty, Shelby Foote, Willie Morris, Richard Wright, Ellen Douglas, and Tennessee Williams.