"Three Decades of Appalshop Films: Representational Strategies and Regional Politics" by Stephen P. Hanna. "Politics and Men: What's 'Really Important' about Meredith Sue Willis and Blair Ellen Morgan" by Gina Herring.
Reviews by Joanna Barnes Newton (With a Hammer for My Heart by George Ella Lyon), Pamela Steed Hill (Human Landscapes: Home Land by Daniel Smith, Joy Ride by Edwina Pendarvis, and Acid Creek by Philip St. Clair), Edwin T. Arnold (The Oxford Book of the South: Testimony, Memory, and Fiction ed. Edward L. Ayers and Bradley C. Mittendorf), William J. Schafer (The Senator from Slaughter by Harry M. Caudill) , Thomas J. Blumer (Weaving New Worlds: Southeastern Cherokee Women and Their Basketry by Sarah H. Hill), Gary Stanton (An Old House in Greenville, Virginia: A Study of Human Intention in Vernacular Architecture by Michael S. Shutty Jr.), Fred J. Hay (Blues Legacies and Black Feminism: Gertrude "Ma" Rainey, Bessie Smith, and Billie Holiday by Angela Y. Davis), and Angela B. Freeman (A Room Forever: The Life, Work, and Letters of Breece D'J Pancake by Thomas E. Douglass).
Letters to the editor from Victor M. Depta and Kathryn L. Staley with responses from Richard Hague and Darlene Wilson.
Poetry by George Scarbrough ("Scandal (Late Day Funeral)"), Victor M. Depta ("Suicide in Charlottesville" and "Minor Gods in the Coal Fields"), and Robert Morgan ("Funny Books").
"Signs of the Times" and the "Chronicle."