"In Memoriam, John Foster West (1918-2008)" by R.T. Smith, "In Memoriam, Wandering in the World of Jonathan Williams (1929-2008)" by Leon Lewis.
Poetry by David Biliter ("Summer Camp Counselor"), Glenis Redmond ("Naming," "Spelling Freedom"), David Salner ("Power Plant Dawn," "For Martin Bergen, Hanged as a Molly Maguire"), Jason Fritz ("The Food Pantry," "Pronouncing Louisville"), Harold Branam ("Gated Log-Cabin Community"), Joseph Bathanti ("Vilas Flood").
"Dancing with the One that Brung You" by Lee Smith. "'In Love with Words': An Interview with Sharon Hatfield" by Whitney Kimball Coe, Jennifer Cohen-Jordan, Amanda T. Hedrick, Emily Schaad, and Anna Rachel Terman, with Patricia D. Beaver. "'Looking into My Culture': An Interview with Jack Wright" by Whitney Kimball Coe, Jennifer Cohen-Jordan, Amanda T. Hedrick, Emily Schaad, and Anna Rachel Terman, with Patricia D. Beaver. "Revisiting Monongah" by Joseph L. Tropea, Review of Monongah: The Tragic Story of the 1907 Monongah Mine Disaster, the Worst Industrial Accident in US History by Davitt McAteer. "It's Not All About Jack: Old and New Tales from Anne Shelby" by Tina L. Hanlon, Review of The Adventures of Molly Whuppie and Other Appalachian Folktales by Anne Shelby.
Reviews by Marianne Worthington (Strange As This Weather Has Been by Ann Pancake), J.W. Williamson (Critical Regionalism: Connecting Politics and Culture in the American Landscape by Douglas Reichert Powell), Steven E. Nash (Fear in North Carolina: The Civil War Journals and Letters of the Henry Family edited by Karen L. Clinard and Richard Russell), Judkin Browning (Clash of Loyalties: A Border County in the Civil War by John W. Shaffer), Carol Boggess (On Agate Hill: A Novel by Lee Smith), Jim Minick (Animal, Vegetable, Miracle: A Year of Food Life by Barbara Kingsolver, Steven Hopp, and Camille Kingsolver), Jeff Mann (Signs, Cures, and Witchery: German Appalachian Folklore by Gerald Milnes), Gregory Hansen (Millennium Folk: American Folk Music since the Sixties by Thomas R. Gruning), Louis Palmer III (Appalachia and Beyond: Conversations With Writers from the Mountain South edited by John Lang), Elaine O’Quinn (The Midwife’s Tale by Gretchen Moran Laskas and The Miner’s Daughter by Gretchen Moran Laskas), William Jolliff (Larger Bodies Than Mine by Marianne Worthington).
With the "Signs of the Times," "Chronicle," and "Appalachia by the Numbers."