Those three facts are all that she will allow as introduction when she takes the stage, as -- at age 83 -- she crosses the country telling the stories of her life in south Alabama. The three recordings being released this fall conclude her series, What Makes Us Southerners, with reminiscences, reflections, and a little good-natured cajoling designed to remind listeners of the values, traditions, and humor that were hallmarks of her Southern upbringing.
Windham, Kathryn Tucker
Kathryn Tucker Windham is the author of the popular Jeffery ghost story series for children, and makes frequent appearances at storytelling festivals throughout the Southeast and around the nation. She lives in Selma, Alabama.