Current Issue Table of Contents

VOLUME 41, NOS. 1 & 2 (Fall 2013-Winter 2014) $20.00 

SIGNS OF THE TIMES … 6

THE POETS … 24

Articles

  • Roundtable Discussion of Transforming Places: Lessons from Appalachia by Meredith McCarroll, Mary Anglin, Guy Larry Osborne, Beth Vanlandingham, Theresa L. Burriss, Rebecca R. Scott, Drew A. Swanson, and Chad Berry … 26
  • Letters from Home: The Literate Lives of Central Appalachian Women by Amy D. Clark … 54
  • From Documentary Films to YouTube & Folkstreams: An Interview with Tom Davenport by Kehren Barbour, G. Marc Bentley, Cary Curlee, Kathryn Engle, Kristin M. Hyle, Victoria Krueger, Jordan Laney, William Lindley, and Joshua Roe, with Lynn Moss Sanders … 78
  • Commemorating vs. Commodifying: Ron Rash and the Search for an Appalachian Literary Identity by Zackary Vernon … 104
  • Witch Mountains and Forgotten Doors: Place, Apocalypse, and Wilderness in the Works of Appalachian Writer Alexander Key by Ron Roach …126 

Poetry

  • Late in February by Mark DeFoe … 5
  • The Farm by R.M. Kinder … 5
  • Dinosaurs by David Holt …  25
  • Dayspring by Emily Hancock … 51
  • The Stradivarius of Washboards by David Holt … 52
  • First Christmas by Rita Quillen … 53
  • Sunday With You by Emily Hancock … 77
  • Freight Train by John York … 102
  • Sparky by John York … 102
  • Escape Route by Robert Morgan … 124
  • Gesture of Trees by Emily Hancock … 125
  • Metal Bed Flower Garden Yard Art by Hilda Downer …  170
  • Advent 2.0 by Gilbert Allen … 177
  • Castor by R.M. Kinder … 177
  • High Horse by Robert Morgan … 179

Reviews

  • Susan E. Keefe on Becoming Melungeon: Making an Ethnic Identity in the Appalachian South by Melissa Schrift …  148
  • Meredith A. Bocian on Watauga County, North Carolina in the Civil War by Michael C. Hardy … 150
  • Rachel Ellen Simon on Stand Up That Mountain... by Jay Leutze … 152
  • Gary Walker on Common Mosses of the Northeast and Appalachians by Karl B. McKnight, et al. … 154
  • John Lang on Turn Me Loose: The Unghosting of Medgar Evers by Frank X Walker … 155
  • Jordan Laney on Sweet Dreams: The World of Patsy Cline edited by Warren R. Hofstra … 158
  • Bill Hardwig on Authority and the Mountaineer in Cormac McCarthy’s Appalachia by Gabe Rikard … 159
  • Thomas A. McGowan on Ray Hicks and Other Beech Mountain Folks (DVD) produced by John Fleenor … 162
  • Gilbert Allen on Many-Storied House: Poems by George Ella Lyon … 165
  • Jim Minick on Blacksnake at the Family Reunion: Poems by David Huddle … 167

CHRONICLE … 172

APPALACHIA BY THE NUMBERS … 180
 

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