Letters to the Editor (from Rodger Cunningham, Larry J. Griffin and Ashley B. Thompson.
"From the Ground Up: The Community Building of Marie Cirillo, An Interview" by Caroline E. Knight, Sarah Poteete, Amy Sparrow, Jessica C. Wrye. "Tell Them I Said Something," by Jim Wayne Miller. " 'Accepting Things Near': Bibliography of Non-Fiction by Jim Wayne Miller" by Joyce Dyer. "AppalJ Roundtable Discussion: Robert S. Weise's Grasping at Independence: Debt, Male Authority, and Mineral Rights in Appalachian Kentucky, 1830-1915" by John Hennen, Shaunna L. Scott, Altina Waller, Dwight B. Billings, with Paul Salstrom, and response by Robert Weise.
Poetry by Ron Houchin ("Birds in the tops of winter trees"), Lisa J. Parker ("Tracing" and "How Is It With Dad"), Jane Hicks ("Come October"), Dana Wildsmith ("Bones"), Moira Bailis ("The Museum at Cullhowee"), and John York ("Brains").
Reviews by Ronald D. Eller (Appalachia: A History by John Alexander Williams), Monroe Ledbetter (Howard Finster: The Early Years by Thelma Finster Bradshaw), Stephen D. Mooney (Monacans and Miners by Samuel R. Cook), and Sherry Robinson (The Last Girls by Lee Smith).
With the "Signs of the Times" and "Chronicle."