'Brethren, We Have Met Again': The Old Regular Baptists and 'Association Time'" by Howard Dorgan; 'God'll Just Bless You All Over the Place,: Hymnody in a Blue Ridge Mountain Independent Baptist Church" by Jeff Todd Titon.
A new and comprehensive bibliography on Harriette Arnow by Sandra L. Ballard.
Poetry by Jo Carson ("Lightning," "Crows," "Saved," "Fishing"), Bob Henry Baber ("Richwood"), and Victor M. Depta ("A Hillbilly at the Center of Civilization").
Book reviews by Richard A. Straw (Eastern Kentucky: A Pictorial History by Stuart Sprague), Dan Leidig (A Summer Ago by George Scarbrough), Curtis Seltzer (Coal in Appalachia: An Economic Analysis by Curtis E.Harvey), Sam Howie (Talking Man: A Fantasy Novel by Terry Bisson), Carolyn Hazlett Adams (Pine Mountain Sand & Gravel: Contemporary Appalachian Writing Edited by Jim Webb and Gurney Norman), and John Opie (Apples on the Flood: The Southern Mountain Experience by Roger Cunningham).
Plus "Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."