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Volume 43 Number 1-2  2016

SIGNS OF THE TIMES …6

THE POETS … 24

ARTICLES

  • “Towering Legal Reforms”: W.E. “Ned” Chilton III and the Legal Battles for Appalachia’s Public Sphere, 1971-1986 by Edgar Simpson … 26

  • Appalachia—“The next great opportunity for investing in America”: Interview with Earl Gohl by Laura Brookshire, Nicole DelCogliano, Michelle Freeze, Melanie Harsha, Andrea Leonard, David McRae, Brittany Means, Nora Jane Montgomery, Aaron Pardieu, Aaron Parlier, Willard Watson III, and Forrest Yerman, with William R. Schumann … 52

POETRY 

  • Breezy by John Thomas York … 5
  • Hair Cutting by Barbara Presnell … 25
  • Copperhead by Barbara Presnell … 51
  • The Done Thing by Matt Prater … 69
  • We by Bob Henry Baber … 83
  • Windfall by Linda Parsons Marion … 91
  • Grace Notes by Linda Parsons Marion … 133
  • For Sale: House + 52 Acres by Carol Grametbauer … 134
  • Homeplace by Carol Grametbauer … 135
  • Before All Three Brothers Leave for War by Barbara Presnell … 139
  • Just A Little Bit North of South by Sammy Parker …141
  • Heath Bald by John Crutchfield … 144
  • Fire Lizard by Carol Grametbauer … 145

  REVIEW ESSAYS

  • Donald Secreast, The Country of the Rich, on Factory Man by Beth Macy … 64
  • Michael Dowdy, The Dark Times on Our Tongues: Recent First Books by Appalachian Poets, on The Always Broken Plates of Mountains by Rose McLarney, Beauty Strip by William Kelley Woolfitt, & Horse and Rider by Melissa Range … 70
  • Michael Henson, Full-Disclosure Highway, on Get In, Jesus, New and Selected Poems by Jim Webb … 80
  • Amy Tipton Cortner, The Recalcitrant Redemption of Dawn Jewell, on Trampoline by Robert Gipe … 86
REVIEWS
  • John Hennen on The Devil Is Here in These Hills: West Virginia’s Coal Miners and Their Battle for Freedom by James Green … 92
  • Cary Curlee on Long Man by Amy Greene … 94
  • Elizabeth Giddens on Terra Incognita: An Annotated Bibliography of the Great Smoky Mountains, 1544-1934 edited by Anne Bridges, Russell Clement, and Ken Wise … 96
  • Cory Joe Stewart on Before the Volunteer State: New Thoughts on Early Tennessee, 1540-1800 edited By Kristofer Ray … 98
  • Lynn Powell on Dark Energy by Robert Morgan … 100
  • Ernest Lee on Basin Ghosts by Jesse Graves … 102
  • Kathryn Engle on Thinking Outside the Girl Box: Teaming Up with Resilient Youth in Appalachia by Linda Spatig & Layne Amerikaner … 104
  • Theresa L. Burriss on Public Health in Appalachia: Essays from the Clinic and the Field edited by Wendy Welch … 107
  • Paul Salstrom on Arthur Morgan by Aaron Purcell … 110
  • William Scott Hanna on Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio edited by Neil Carpathios … 112
  • John Lang on Living Wages by Michael Chitwood … 114
  • Thomas Alan Holmes on A Shelter of Others by Charles Dodd White … 117
  • Laurence Holden on Vintage by Lisa Ezzard …119
  • Jesse Graves on Letters to the Dead: A Memoir by Jeff Daniel Marion … 122
  • Karen Swortzel on Driving with the Dead: Poems by Jane Hicks … 123
  • Dana Wildsmith on Crimes Against Birds by Denton Loving … 125
  • Randall Wilhelm on Understanding Ron Rash by John Lang … 127
  • Robert Gipe on Me and My Daddy Listen to Bob Marley by Ann Pancake … 129                                                                  

CHRONICLE ... 136                 

APPALACHIA BY THE NUMBERS ... 146

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