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Video Interview with J.D. Wilkes

This month sees the release of The Vine That Ate the South, the first novel by visual artist, filmmaker, musician, frontman of the Legendary Shack Shakers, and "one man Southern Renaissance" (according to Jello Biafra), J.D. Wilkes. Here's a video interview we conducted with Wilkes last summer at his home in Western Kentucky, regarding the origins of his novel, writing process, and what he hopes to accomplish with the work.

J.D. Wilkes, author of The Vine That Ate the South (Two Dollar Radio)

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 02 March, 2017 0 comments |
Excerpt from The Vine That Ate the South

Read an excerpt from J.D. Wilkes' debut novel, The Vine That Ate the South, our March 14.

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 16 February, 2017 0 comments |
Interview with J.D. Wilkes

Great news! We have signed a new novel called The Vine That Ate the South—by debut novelist J.D. Wilkes, the charismatic frontman of Th' Legendary Shack Shackers, and accomplished harmonica and banjo player, who Jello Biafra calls “the last great Rock and Roll frontman”—a mesmerizing fantasia that incorporates vampire cults, exorcisms, and the Bell Witch of Tennessee, as two friends embark on a surreal, Homeric voyage that strikes at the very heart of American mythology.

J.D. Wilkes, the Vine That Ate the South, Two Dollar Radio

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Posted by Eric Obenauf on 25 April, 2016 2 comments |

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