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The Tilted World

The Tilted World

The Tilted World

By Tom Franklin, associate professor of English, and Beth Ann Fennelly, associate professor of English and director of the M.F.A. Program

Set against the backdrop of the historic flooding of the Mississippi River, The Tilted World is an extraordinary tale of murder and moonshine, sandbagging and saboteurs, and a man and a woman who find unexpected love, from New York Times bestselling author Tom Franklin and award-winning poet Beth Ann Fennelly.

A collection of Franklin’s manuscripts and Fennelly’s papers is available in the University of Mississippi Libraries Archives and Special Collections.

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Franklin and Fennelly sign their first co-authored novel.

Franklin and Fennelly sign their first co-authored novel. Photo by Ivo Kamps