"In Memoriam: Lou Crabtree" by Edwin T. Arnold. "'Singing Just to Make Music': Betty Smith in Her Own Voice" by Annie Bryant, Phil Jamison, Carl Jenkins, Susan Pepper, Leila Weinstein, with Patricia D. Beaver [PDF, 771 KB]. "On the Occasion of James Still's 100th Birthday" by Hal Crowther. "Literature, Education, and The Return of the Whippoorwill: A Conversation with Freeman Owle" by Christopher Teuton. " ' Bluewashing' the Mountaineer: A Recent Television Trend" by Douglas Reichert Powell. " 'The Natural World is the Most Universal of Languages': An Interview with Ron Rash" by Thomas Ærvold Bjerre. Review Essay: "From Harry Caudill to Erik Reece: A Review of Lost Mountain" by Chris Holbrook.
Reviews by Brian D. McKnight (The Shenandoah Campaign of 1854 edited by Gary Gallagher), Ralph Mann (Contested Borderland: The Civil War in Appalachian Kentucky and Virginia by Brian D. McKnight), Paul Salstrom (The West Virginia Encyclopedia edited by Ken Sullivan), Gregory Hansen (Music in the Air Somewhere by Erynn Marshall), Jeff Biggers (The World Made Straight: A Novel by Ron Rash), Matthew Hild (Up from the Mudsills of Hell: The Farmers' Alliance, Populism, and Progessive Agriculture in Tennessee, 1870-1915 by Connie L. Lester), J im Sessions (Under the Workers' Caps: From Champion Mill to Blue Ridge Paper by George W. Loveland), Thomas A. McGowan (Linguistic Diversity in the South: Changing Codes, Practices, and Ideology edited by Margaret Bender), Robert West (Coming to Rest by Kathryn Stripling Byer), Elizabeth Engelhardt (Cora Wilson Stewart and Kentucky's Moonlight Schools by Yvonne Honeycutt Baldwin and Uplifting the South: Mary Mildred Sullivan's Legacy for Appalachia by Kathleen Curtis Wilson).
Poetry by Leatha Kendrick ( "Brought On Bride"), Rita Quillen ( "Excerpts from a Lifetime of Letters"), David Salner ("The Whip" and "Dr. Raines"), and Sandi Keaton-Wilson ( "Maudie's Last Trip to the Mall").
With the "Signs of the Times" and "Chronicle."