"In Memoriam: W.K. McNeil" by William E. Lightfoot. "'You Dig Where You Stand': An Interview with Barbara Ellen Smith" by Dare Cook, Ashley Crabtree, Aaron Davis, Katie Gray, Michael Troy, with Patricia Beaver. "A Manumission in the Mountains: Slavery and the African Colonization Movement in Southwestern Virginia" by Eric Burin.
Poetry by Dana Wildsmith ("Jim Wayne Speaks from Heaven"), E.D. Pendarvis ("Harvest Man"), Rick Mulkey ("A Natural History of Divorce"), Elizabeth Howard ("Family Pages"), Richard Hague ("A Mastiff's Eye"), and Willis Baker ("Walk Into The Sunset").
Review essays by Elder John Sparks (Melungeons: The Last Lost Tribe in America by Elizabeth Caldwell Hirschman) and Kathryn L. Staley (Walking Toward the Sunset: The Melungeons of Appalachia by Wayne Winkler).
Reviews by Chris Baker (Knoxville, Tennessee: A Mountain City in the New South, 2nd ed. by William Bruce Wheeler), Jim Minick (The Eastern Cougar: Historic Accounts, Scientific Investigations, and New Evidence edited by Chris Bolgiano and Jerry Roberts), Jennifer Hughes Westerman (Hawk's Nest: A Novel by Hubert Skidmore), Jane Harris Woodside (Saints at the River by Ron Rash), Robert B. Jones (Rural Life and Culture in the Upper Cumberland edited by Michael E. Birdwell and W. Calvin Dickinson), Leigh Ann Henion (Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods by Thomas Rain Crowe), Jeanne Bryner (Their Name Means Medicine: The Story of the Myers Family by Barbara Smith), Marianne Worthington (Science in Your Own Back Yard by Leatha Kendrick), and Diane Gilliam Fisher (Vivid Companion by Irene McKinney).
Museum review by Theresa Burchett-Anderson (Southwest Virginia Museum Historical State Park in Big Stone Gap, Virginia).
With the "Signs of the Times" and "Chronicle."