"From Historical Trauma to Hope and Healing: 2004 Plenary Address at the Appalachian Studies Conference" by Eduardo Duran. With Respondents: "Diabetes Support Advocate" by Patricia Grant Long, "The Struggle of Memory Against Forgetting" by Barbara Ellen Smith, "Finding Historical Trauma in the Ordinary" by Tal Stanley. "A Midwife’s Commonplace Book" by Anthony Cavender. "Radical Rhetoric, American Iconography, and the Autobiography of Mother Jones" by Eric G. Waggoner. "'Flying the Flag of Rough Branch': Rethinking Post-September 11 Patriotism Through the Writings of Wendell Berry" by Ian Deweese-Boyd & Margaret Deweese-Boyd.
Poetry by Glenn Mckee ("Then, Not Now" and "Lester Watches the Harvest"), Michael McFee ("McCormick Field"), John Thomas York ("O Christmas Tree"), Charles A. Swanson ("The Profane and the Holy"), Dan Stryk ("Fading 'Spirits"), and Bill Brown ("Cold Comfort").
Book Reviews by Kenneth W. Noe (Zeb Vance: North Carolina’s Civil War Governor and Gilded Age Political Leader by Gordon B. McKinney), Amy McNeese-Mechan (The Thistle and the Brier: Historical and Cultural Parallels Between Scotland and Appalachia by Richard Blaustein), Meredith Sue Willis (In Their Own Country: Fourteen Entertaining Visits with Fourteen of West Virginia’s Most Celebrated Writers. Produced and Hosted by Kate Long), Jason Bailey (The Myles Horton Reader: Education for Social Change. Edited by Dale Jacobs), Tina D. Parker (Songs of Life and Grace by Linda Scott DeRosier), Viki Dasher Rouse (How They Shine: Melungeon Characters in the Fiction of Appalachia by Katherine Vande Brake), Mark W. Vogel (The Gift Moves by Steve Lyon), Robert Cowser (Azrael on the Mountain by Victor Depta), Grace Toney Edwards (Listen Here: Women Writing in Appalachia. Edited by Sandra L. Ballard and Patricia L. Hudson).
With the "Signs of the Times" and "Chronicle."