"Family Group, Family Migration, and the Civil War in the Sandy Basin of Virginia," by Ralph Mann; "The Sincere Milk of the Word" by Victor M. Depta; an interview with Lee Smith by Nancy Parrish; an interview with Fred Chappell by Tersh Palmer.
Poetry by Michael McFee ("Triple Exposure") and Elizabeth Adams ("Little Canyons").
Reviews by Philip F. Notarianni (The Death of Luigi Trastulli and Other stories: Form and Meaning in Oral History by Alessandro Portelli), Philip Balla (Old Martins, New Strings by the Mason-Dison Trio [Joseph Barrett, P.J. Laska, Bob Snyder]), Barry J. Ward (The Milkweed Ladies by Louise McNeill and Hill Daughter: New and Selected Poems by Louise McNeill), Gordon B. McKinney (Burnside by William Marvel), Joe W. Trotter (Coal Towns: Life, Work, and Culture in Company Towns of Southern Appalachia, 1880-1960 by Crandall A. Shifflett), David C. Hsiung (Appalachian Frontiers: Settlement, Society, & Development in the Preindustrial Era Ed. by Robert D. Mitchell), Paul Salstrom (Gentry and Common Folk: Political Culture on a Virginia Frontier, 1740-1789 by Albert H. Tillson, Jr.), David Reynolds (The Goldenseal Book of the West Virginia Mine Wars Ed. by Ken Sullivan), Susan O'Dell Underwood (More Shapes Than One by Fred Chappell), Gary Stanton (Homeplace: The Social Use and Meaning of the Folk Dwelling in Southwestern North Carolina by Michael Ann Williams), and Guy L. Osborne (O, Appalachia: Artists of the Southern Mountains An exhibition organized by the Huntington Museum of Art, Huntington, WV).
"Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."