"White Trash in Your Face: The Literary Descent of Dorothy Allison" by David Reynolds; "The Regional Claim" by Chris Holbrook; an interview with Richard Currey by Thomas E. Douglass; an interview with Denise Giardina by Thomas E. Douglass.
Reviews by Richard A. Couto (The Culture of Contentment by John Kenneth Galbraith and Miners and Medicine: West Virginia Memories by Claude A. Frazier), Lynn Doyle (The Undertaker's Daughter by Susie Mee and Wildwood Flower by Kathryn Stripling), Sam Howie (Fighting Back in Appalachia: Traditions of Resistance and Change Ed. by Steve Fisher), Judy Rodd and Paul Salstrom (Industry and Technology in Antebellum Tennessee: The Archaeology of Bluff Furnance by R. Bruce Council, Nicholas Honerkamp, and M. Elizabeth Will), Michael Ann Williams (Performance, Culture, and Identity Ed. by Elizabeth C. Fine and Jean Haskell Speer), Curtis Seltzer (An American Homplace by Donald McCraig), P.L. Powell (The Activist's Almanac: The Concerned Citizen's Guide to the Leading Advocacy Organizations in America by David Walls), Jesse Aquillah Jones (The Bitter Berry. The Life of Byron Herbert Reece, Poet/Writer/Farmer/Teacher a film by Gary Moss and Bettie Sellers and The Bitter Berry: The Life of Byron Herbert Reece Study guide by Bettie Sellers), and Ted Olson (The Lonesome River Band: Carrying the Tradition).
Poetry by David Black ("At the Gate") and George Scarbrough ("Hardware River Baptism," "Direction," and "Monday").
"Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."