If you are an editor and would like me to write for your publication or media outlet, please email me at audrey@audreyatkinswriter.com.

My book is called They Call Me Orange Juice , and it was published in April 2019. Read the Blue Ink Review! It says, in part that “by embracing the Southern clichés we expect, Atkins routinely turns them on their heads, offering us a more complete picture.”

Publications I have written for include:

  • The Washington Post
  • The Bitter Southerner Folklore Project
  • Reckon South
  • It’s a Southern Thing/Red Clay Media/Alabama Media Group
  • Mobile Bay Magazine
  • Birmingham Magazine

After two pandemic years, ‘Folly chasing Death’ takes on a new Mardi Gras meaning,” The Washington Post, Opinions

I turned to local growers during the pandemic. It took me back to my roots,The Washington Post, Opinions

What’s so funny about my Southern accent?” and “Will I ever wear shoes again? Dressing for work post-pandemic,” Reckon South

There are a few basic rules of Mardi Gras etiquette that everyone should know, y’all,” “Light the Yule log, y’all: Imagining a Southern winter solstice,” “This gas station meat-and-three serves up Southern cooking and hospitality,” and more, It’s a Southern Thing

Love and Collards“, “Talking with the Dead,” and more, Mobile Bay Magazine (monthly 2019-present)

Under the Table with Brother,” The Bitter Southerner Folklore Project

The Woods,” The Birmingham Arts Journal

Pet-friendly Travel,” “From Your Own Back Yard,” and The 5 Food Groups of Picky Eaters,” for Lipstick