EDITOR'S NOTE- Yeatts evidence: "Shelf Life" begins

In this issue, we welcome Thomas Yeatts, who has devised a new column merging local literary interests and events with cultural context. In this, his debut of "Shelf Life," Yeatts, a graduate of UVA, discusses Rita Mae Brown, the one-time champion of avant-garde lesbianism, who is now immersed in Crozet... and cats.