Still: Literature of the Mountain South

Here's a mag­a­zine and a notion that's sure to become a favorite. Cel­e­brate the inau­gur­al issue of Still, edit­ed by Silas House (fic­tion) Mar­i­anne Wor­thing­ton (poet­ry) and Jason Howard (non­fic­tion). From their 'about the name' page:

About our name …
To be a writer is to learn how to be still.
The moon­shine still is one of the stereo­typ­i­cal images of Appalachia.
As a cul­ture, Appalachia has been told for decades that it is dis­ap­pear­ing.  We are still here, proud and strong as ever.
James Still, author of Riv­er of Earth, The Wolf­pen Poems, and many oth­er great works, is the grand­fa­ther of mod­ern Appalachi­an lit­er­a­ture and has inspired us all.

Just at a glance, this one's going to require your atten­tion with every new issue.

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2 Responses to Still: Literature of the Mountain South

  1. Marianne Worthington says:

    Thanks for the shout out Rusty!

  2. Susan at Stony River says:

    Sounds won­der­ful; I'm look­ing for­ward to see­ing it.…although I'll also admit to being gripped with a very bad case of title envy here. All that mean­ing and imagery in five let­ters? While I spend hours com­ing up with sto­ry titles that are just lame?*sigh*

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