Jo Carson

Southern Exposure Contributor

Poet, playwright, and author Jo Carson is Southern Exposure’s fiction editor. (1995)

Jo Carson is fiction editor of this magazine and a fiction writer with a collection of short stories from Gnomon press, The Last of the Waltz Across Texas and Other Stories, but she is a playwright, too. In 1997, you can see productions of her work in Atlanta and Minneapolis (Whispering to Horses); Long Island City, New York, and Abingdon, Virginia (The Bear Facts). Or Swamp Gravy in Colquitt, Georgia. (1996)

Jo Carson is a writer and performer who lives in Johnson City, Tennessee. She is best known for her "People Pieces" which she has performed on National Public Radio and which appeared in Southern Exposure (Vol. X, No. 4, July/August, 1982.) (1986)

Jo Carson writes poetry, plays (Horsepower: An Electric Fable and Little Chicago, both produced and toured by The Road Company of Johnson City, Tennessee) and short stories. "I make my living as a writer when I can; when I can’t I do something else." (1982)

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