Our thoughts and prayers this week are with friends, colleagues, and fellow Americans in the mid-south, which just underwent a thousand-year flood event.
Do the Write Thing for Nashville is auctioning critiques, signed books, etc., for flood relief.
Take a look at some pictures of the flood here.
The video below (from the Tennessean) shows the Gaylord Opryland Hotel (Nashville) filled with ten feet of water. The Gaylord Opryland was the site of the 2006 NCTE/ALAN conference that Cyn and I attended and spoke at (click here for an account of the conference).
This USA Today article discusses the impact on Nashville.