Monthly Archives: March 2009

Submissions and Et Cetera

I hope the long silence doesn't pre­vent you all from sub­mit­ting. I'm back on the stick now and look­ing for mate­r­i­al, and all pre­vi­ous sub­mis­sions have been cleared (thank you very much for send­ing). I'm off now to catch up … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Appalachia's Agony

Gakked from Jim Tom­lin­son on Face­book. Let's hope Pres­i­dent Oba­ma notices. The long­stand­ing dis­grace of moun­tain­top min­ing is now square­ly in Pres­i­dent Obama’s hands.  A recent court deci­sion has giv­en the green light to as many as 90 moun­tain­top min­ing … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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Get On the Bus

The Affrilachi­an poets are off on anoth­er bus tour of Cen­tral and South­ern Appalachia, bring­ing poems every­where they go. Too bad they're not mak­ing the trip far­ther into Yan­kee ter­ri­to­ry. The Affrilachi­an Poets: A His­to­ry of the Word What’s In … Con­tin­ue read­ing

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