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No Through Trail: Cold Mountain Review

In the late eighth or early ninth century, Chinese poet Han-shan penned twenty-seven poems centered on Cold Mountain. As a philsopher, he is claimed by Buddhists and Taoists alike, although he poked a wry finger in the ribs of both. As a poet, he was adopted by the Beats: Gary Snyder translated the Cold Mountain […]

Where the A-List Literary Celebrities Mingle

For more than a quarter century, the North Carolina Literary Review (NCLR) has published most of the great writers from North Carolina as well as high-quality writing about the Tar Heel State. Part scholarly journal, part literary rag, NCLR offers—as one early reviewer put it— “everything you ever wanted out of a literary publication but […]

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 […]

Send a Poem to Your Legislator

Many thanks to Scott Owens for passing this along: Send a Poem to Your Legislators on 9/24 Here is a letter from Joseph Bathanti and Kathryn Kirkpatrick about how we can send poems to our legislators on 9/24 as participants in the 100 Thousand Poets for Change initiative. Here in Hickory, we will have 16 […]