"Uneven Development and the Case of West Virginia: Going Beyond the Colonialism Model" by Richard Simon. "The Seamless Vision of James Still" by Fred Chappell. "This Laid-On Paradise" by Vic Depta. "Appalachian Welcome: A Photographic Essay" by Joyce Hancock.
Review Essay: "An Agenda for Irrelevance: Malcolm Chapman's The Gaelic Vision in Scottish Culture" by Allen Batteau.
"Jean Ritchie, Twenty-Five Years After" by Loyal Jones.
"The Poet's Job" by George Ella Lyon.
"An Appalachian Relic: Notes on 'Swarp.'"
Poetry by George Ella Lyon ("Stripped") and John Foster West ("Astarte").
Book Reviews: by W.K. McNeil (Coon Creek Girl by Lily May Ledford) and Virginia McCoy Watkins (Appalachian Women: A Learning/Teaching Guide ed. by Sharon B. Lord and Carolyn Patton-Crowder).
Record Review: "Four Recent Fiddle Albums" by Gary Stanton (Road to Home by Marion Sumner, Farm Yard Swing by Kenny Baker, Vassar by Vassar Clements, and Fiddling by the Hearth by John Ashby).
"Signs of the Times."