Sullivan, Chancellor of the Fellowship of Southern Writers, is a novelist,
teacher, and literary critic. His works include short fiction and the
novels Sojourn of a Stranger, The Long, Long Love,
and A Time to Dance. Two of his critical works are Death
by Melancholy: Essays on Modern Southern Fiction and A Requiem
for the Renascence: The State of Fiction in the Modern South. His
book, The War the Women Lived, won the Literary Achievement
Award given by the Southern Heritage Society in 1996.