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Divine Poetry in the Land of the Longleaf Pine

“Here’s to the land of the longleaf pine,” declares North Carolina’s State Toast. This is, in fact, its opening line. Before the rhododendron, before the scuppernong, comes the seemingly omnipresent longleaf pine. The non-profit Longleaf Press, housed at Methodist University in Fayetteville, publishes both chapbooks and full-length poetry collections. Founded in 1997, they are open […]

The Only Constant Is Change for Change Seven

When it comes to literary journals, North Carolina has an embarrassment of riches. Each publication offers a different point of view, a different aesthetic, and chases different aims, yet each and every one strives for, and largely maintains, widely recognized standards of excellence. Founded in 2015, Change Seven is a recent addition to the literary […]

A Publication for Appalachia, by Appalachia

For forty-five yeaars, Appalachian Journal has served as the premier regional studies review for the region of the Appalachian mountains. Published by Appalachian State University in Boone, this interdisciplinary, peer-reviewed quarterly features: …field research, interviews, and other scholarly studies of history, politics, economics, culture, folklore, literature, music, ecology, and a variety of other topics, as […]