Sherri Smith http://kut.org en "Shoe Burnin'" Collects Stories of Southern Soles http://kut.org/post/shoe-burnin-collects-stories-southern-soles <p class="p1">It started one night with a box of shoes.&nbsp;</p><p class="p1">Some Alabama artists ran out of firewood and, they surmised, a box of shoes seemed an appropriate enough substitute for traditional kindling. So began the first shoe burning — a well-kept Southern literary tradition of telling stories for each sole burned. &nbsp;</p><p class="p1">In <i>Shoe Burnin': Stories of Southern Soul</i> over a dozen authors and songwriters collected their tales in a combination of musical and literary sojourns.</p> Wed, 15 Jan 2014 20:05:05 +0000 David Brown 9557 at http://kut.org "Shoe Burnin'" Collects Stories of Southern Soles