Special Episode: Readings by Glenn Taylor, Jeremy B. Jones & Rebecca Gayle Howell
Season two starts in September. In the meantime, enjoy these three wonderful readings, recorded live at the Appalachian Writers' Workshop at the Hindman Settlement School in Hindman, Ky.
Glenn Taylor is the author of the novels A Hanging at Cinder Bottom, The Marrowbone Marble Company and The Ballad of Trenchmouth Taggart, a finalist for the National Book Critics Circle Award. His writing has appeared in The Guardian, GQ, and Electric Literature, among others. He resided for a time in Austin, Texas, and after that, Chicago. He earned an MFA from Texas State University. Glenn was born and raised in Huntington, West Virginia, and he now lives with his wife and three sons in Morgantown, where he teaches in the MFA Program at West Virginia University. (Author photo by Steve Miller.)
Jeremy B. Jones
Jeremy B. Jones is the author of Bearwallow: A Personal History of a Mountain Homeland (John F. Blair, 2014), which won the 2014 Appalachian Book of the Year in nonfiction and was awarded gold in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book (IPPY) Awards in memoir. His essays have been named Notable in Best American Essays and published in Oxford American, The Iowa Review, and Brevity, among others. A frequent contributor to Our State Magazine and to Ruminate Magazine's blog, Jeremy is an associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, in his native North Carolina. He also serves as the series co-editor for In Place: a literary nonfiction book series from Vandalia Press, the creative imprint of WVU Press. (Author photo by Byron Collins.)
Rebecca Gayle Howell
Rebecca Gayle Howell is the author of American Purgatory, selected by Don Share for the 2016 Sexton Prize and out now by Eyewear Publishing. She is also the author of Render /An Apocalypse and the translator of Amal al-Jubouri's verse memoir of the Iraq War, Hagar Before the Occupation/Hagar After the Occupation. Native to Kentucky, Howell is a senior editor at the Oxford American. (Author photo by Matt White.)
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