"In Memoriam: Al Stewart, Poet of Yellow Mountain" by Barbara Smith. "Practicing Sociology in Appalachia: Interview with Dwight Billings" by Caroline E. Knight, Sarah Poteete, Amy Sparrow, Jessica C. Wrye. "Cold Mountain Fictions: Appalachian Half-Truths" by Martin Crawford. "The Right to a Voice" by George Ella Lyon. "Dr. Ralph Stanley and a Journey of Faith: An Interview" by Adda Leah Davis, with photos by Gail Asbury and Vivian & Buford Blankenship. "The Dangerous Mother Jones" by J.W. Williamson.
Poetry by Bill Brown ("Grounding the New Millennium"), Kathryn Stripling Byer ("In the Cumberlands"), Pete Upham ("March (Hereafter: Excruciating Bloom)"), Reba Vance ("Home, Part One," "Home, Part Two," and "Home, Part Three"), Michael Chitwood ("Black Locust" and "The Tree"), Bob Henry Baber ("Shiver Ridge").
Reviews by Jim Minick (Living in the Appalachian Forest: True Tales of Sustainable Forestry by Chris Bolgiano), Robert L. Reid (Fallam's Secret: A Novel by Denise Giardina), Robert M. West (Hollow Ground by Stephen Marion), Harriette C. Buchanan (Conversations with Lee Smith, edited by Linda Tate), John Inscoe (No Heroes: A Memoir of Coming Home by Chris Offutt), Marianne Worthington (Letters Home by Jeff Daniel Marion), Silas House (Salt: A Novel by Isabel Zuber), Betty Smith (Songcatcher).
With the "Signs of the Times" and "Chronicle."