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Volume 44 Number 1-2  2017

SIGNS OF THE TIMES …6

THE POETS … 21

ARTICLES

  •  In Memoriam:  William  E. Lightfoot  by Thomas McGowan … 22

Dadgum by Michael McFee poetry… 25

 NATURAL RESOURCES

  • Exurbanization and  Its Impact on Water Resources: Stream Management Among Newcomer and Generational Landowners in Southern Appalachia  by Sakura R. Evans and Danielle Jensen-Ryan...26

Dropsy by Michael McFee poetry… 51

 FIRST PERSON

  • My Mothers, (Grand)Daughters, and Me: A Feminist Reflection on the Trajectory of an Appalachian Family in Troubled Times by Shaunna Scott…52

Croquet by Thomas Alan Holmes poetry…79
Groundhog Day by Richard Hague poetry… 80

INTERVIEW

  • Story Maker: An  Interview  with  Ron  Short  by Jonathan Bradshaw… 82

Mutch by Michael McFee poetry…95

ROUNDTABLE DISCUSSION

  • Persistent Misconceptions: Rehabilitating Jack Weller, Reevaluating Harry Caudill 96
             Introduction
     by Phillip J. Obermiller… 96
             Jack Weller and
    Yesterday’s People: Standing at the End of an Era by Thomas E. Wagner... 97
             Rethinking Harry Caudill: An Angry Voice Muted
    by E. Bruce Tucker …111
             Some Final Thoughts
    by Stephen L. Fisher…117

Knucklecracking  by Michael McFee poetry …130
Lamb’s Ear by Michael McFee poetry… 131

INTERVIEW

  • “To Connect with that Beyond Ourselves”: An Interview with Robert Morgan by Robert M. West…132
  • Reading Robert Morgan’s New Poems by Jesse Graves …142
  • A Dozen New Poems  by Robert Morgan… 144
             Hog Rock…144
             Wise Virgin…145
             Higher Spring …146
             Super Vision…147
             Native…148
             Remains…149
             Fountain of Youth …150
             My Father’s Bible… 151
             Glyph…152
             Nantahala…153
             The Knot of Time…154
             Prayer Tree …155

 REVIEW ESSAYS / BOOK REVIEWS

  • Heavenly, Devilish, and Hard-Hitting: The Fiction of Donald Ray Pollock by Kevin W. Young ...156

Refrigerator by Michael Chitwood poetry … 163

  • All the Smoky Voices—review of Chinquapins: Short Short Stories by R.T. Smith by Donald Secreast…164

Tempest by J. Brian Broome poetry…169

  • Shaping Lives in Appalachia: Tracing a Trajectory of Multigenerational Education in the Classroom [review of Appalachia in the Classroom...eds. Theresa L. Burris & Patricia M. Gantt] by Katherine E. Ledford …170

Black Plastic Pocket Comb by Brian Beatty poetry…175

Secret Star by Thomas Alan Holmes poetry…176

  • A Review of Fiction by Sheldon Lee Compton by Michael Henson…178

You Can Speak with Your Dead by Annie Woodford poetry…180

  • Evan Gurney on Scriptorium by Melissa Range…182
  • Felicia Mitchell on The Mad Farmer’s Wife by Rita Sims Quillen…184
  • Sarah Ivens Moffet on Landfall by Julie Hensley…185

CHRONICLE…188

Pew by Michael McFee poetry …193

Ghosts of Chickmauga by J. Brian Broome poetry…195

APPALACHIA BY THE NUMBERS … 196

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