AN APPAL ACHIAN HERITAGE CONVERSATION VOICES FROM TROUBLESOME CREEK FORTY YEARS OF THE APPALACHIAN WRITERS’ WORKSHOP t the 2017 Appalachian Studies Association Conference, AAppalachian Heritage editor Jason Howard convened a roundtable discussion to celebrate the fortieth anniversary of the Appalachian Writers’ Workshop. Joining him to discuss their experiences at the forks of Troublesome 111 Creek were Sandra Ballard, nonﬁction writer and editor of Appalachian Journal; Amy Clark, writer and teacher; Silas House, novelist and teacher; and Amanda Jo Slone, ﬁction writer, teacher and editor of The Pikeville Review. This conversation has been edited for length and clarity. ■ ■ ■ JASON HOWARD: The workshop has oﬀered emerging and burgeoning writers the opportunity to stand and to study with some of the region’s premier literary talent, and so I think of it almost as the ﬁrst chapter of the Gospel According to Saint Matthew [with] all the begats and the begatting that happens at Hindman. [The] teachers have fostered new generations of creative talent and notable Appalachian writers. When I was putting this panel together, I was thinking: well, who could I pull together to illustrate the workshop’s history and all that it encompasses? These four panelists were among the
Appalachian Heritage – University of North Carolina Press
Published: Mar 16, 2018
It’s your single place to instantly
discover and read the research
that matters to you.
Enjoy affordable access to
over 18 million articles from more than
15,000 peer-reviewed journals.
All for just $49/month
Query the DeepDyve database, plus search all of PubMed and Google Scholar seamlessly
Save any article or search result from DeepDyve, PubMed, and Google Scholar... all in one place.
Get unlimited, online access to over 18 million full-text articles from more than 15,000 scientific journals.
Read from thousands of the leading scholarly journals from SpringerNature, Elsevier, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford University Press and more.
All the latest content is available, no embargo periods.
“Hi guys, I cannot tell you how much I love this resource. Incredible. I really believe you've hit the nail on the head with this site in regards to solving the research-purchase issue.”Daniel C.
“Whoa! It’s like Spotify but for academic articles.”@Phil_Robichaud
“I must say, @deepdyve is a fabulous solution to the independent researcher's problem of #access to #information.”@deepthiw
“My last article couldn't be possible without the platform @deepdyve that makes journal papers cheaper.”@JoseServera