Winter 2016: Vol. 44, Issue 1

CONTENTS

Editor’s Note by Jason Howard

FICTION

What Lies on the Mind by Jeremy S. McQueen
Pilgrims by Devin Murphy

CREATIVE NONFICTION

Geographies of Pluto by Amelia Fowler
A Queen in My Blues Jeans by Tessa McCoy

POETRY

Caribou on a Slab of Plywood in Our Garden by Carol Hobbs
Her Days by Carol Hobbs
Laundry Woman by Kathleen Driskell
What I Learned in My Mother’s Kitchen by Kathleen Driskell
Evolution by Kathleen Driskell
Fish by Richard Hague
Crow by Paul Nelson
Winter’s Raven by Paul Nelson
When Those Days Come by Terry Ann Thaxton
Nativity Scene on the Courthouse Lawn by Ryan Harper
In My Window by Lydia Copeland Gwyn
Power Outage by Ace Boggess
To Know a Man Truly by Noel Smith
Keepsake by Noel Smith

INTERVIEW

Kathleen Driskell by Jason Howard

CRAFT ESSAY

Bless Its Heart: The Irony of Appalachian Literature by Maurice Manning

BOOK REVIEWS

Mot: A Memoir (Sarah Einstein) by Greta McDonough
Walk Till the Dogs Get Mean: Meditations on the Forbidden from Contemporary Appalachia (Adrian Blevins & Karen Salyer McElmurray, eds.) by Beth Newberry