Ohio Poet Laureate Invites Readers Inside “House of My Heart”

With echoes of regional literary icons James Still and Irene McKinney, Kari Gunter-Seymour’s latest poetry collection will become part of Appalachia’s literary canon.

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“The Villa”: Gothic Suspense Plus Publishing Industry Commentary

Rachel Hawkins’ latest novel, “The Villa,” is enticing and psychologically gripping, an intellectual and emotional investment.

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“Trashlands” Explores the Possibilities of a Worst-Case Climate Scenario

A review of Alison Stine’s novel, “Trashlands.”

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“The Gospel of Rot” Is A Surreal, Transcendental Addition to Appalachian Literature

A review of Gregory Ariail’s novel, “The Gospel of Rot.”

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Vulnerability and Healing in “So Tall It Ends in Heaven”

Jayme Ringleb’s poetry collection, “So Tall It Ends in Heaven,” is an unforgettable poetic mosaic.

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A Different Kind of Connection in “The Quiet Zone”

A review of “The Quiet Zone,” a nonfiction book about the Green Bank Observatory in West Virginia which prides itself on being free of WiFi.

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An Environmental Manifesto from 1937 in”Hounds on the Mountain”

A review of James Still’s poetry collection, “Hounds on the Mountain,” reflecting on nature, life, death, self-sufficiency and survival.

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The Dark and Deeply Philosophical Poetry of “A Season in Hell with Rimbaud”

A review of Dustin Pearson’s poetry collection, “A Season in Hell with Rimbaud.”

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