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The library offers numerous resources for the study of Appalachian literature as a whole, and on West Virginia's specific authors and literary traditions. Please contact a librarian or call 473-8013 for additional assistance.


Appalachia Inside Out. Ed. Robert J. Higgs et al. 2 vols. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1995.
Circulating Collection 810.8 Ap48h

Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers. Ed. Joyce Dyer. Lexington: University Press of Kentucky, 1998.
Circulating Collection 810.9928 B623d

The Poetics of Appalachian Space. Ed. Parks Lanier, Jr. Knoxville: University of Tennessee Press, 1991.
Circulating Collection 810.9 P752l

The Southern Mountaineer in Fact and Fiction. Cratis Dearl Williams. 3 vols. Ann Arbor, Mich: University Microfilms International, 1978.
Circulating Collection 813.00935 W67s

Story Line: Exploring the Literature of the Appalachian Trail. Ian Marshall. Charlottesville: University Press of Virginia, 1998.
Circulating Collection 810.932 M356s

Wingless Flights: Appalachian Women in Fiction. Danny Miller. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1996.
Circulating Collection 813.009 M613w

Mountain Heritage. Ed. B. B. Maurer. Parsons, WV: McClain Printing Co, 1977.
Circulating Collection 975.4 M864m3

Back Talk from Appalachia. Dwight B. Billings, Gurney Norman, and Katherine Ledford, editors. Lexington : University Press, c1999
Circulating Circulation 306.0974 C74b, 1999

Discovering place : readings from Appalachian writers. Ernest Lee. New York : McGraw-Hill, c1995.
Circulating Collection 810.8 D631l3

Pin mountain sand and gravel. New York, NY : Appalapple Productions, 1984.
Circulating Collection 810.8 P652n

The Southern Appalachian Reader. edited by Nellie McNeil and Joyce Squibb ; associate editor, Rita Quillen. Boone, N.C. : Appalachian Consortium Press, c1988.
Circulating Collection 810.8 So88m

Voices from the Hills: Selected Readings of Southern Appalachia. edited by Robert J. Higgs and Ambrose N. Manning. New York : F. Ungar Pub. Co., 1975.
Circulating Collection 810.8 V87h

Interviewing Appalachia : the Appalachian journal interviews, 1978-1992 . edited by J.W. Williamson and Edwin T. Arnold. Knoxville : University of Tennessee Press, c1994.
Circulating Collection 975 In8w

Media Materials

Appalachian Writers. Washington, D.C: National Public Radio, 1981. {sound recording}
Media Services 810.9 Ap48n

Gauley Mountain: A History in Verse. Poems by Louise McNeil. Dunmore, WV: West Virginia Public Radio and Pocahontas Communications Cooperative, 1997. {sound recording}
Media Services 811.52 M233g

Lore of the Hills. Bristol, WV: The Hill Lorists, 1989. {sound recording}
Media Services 398.2 H55l


Library Holdings June 1967 - present
Features articles on conservation and mountaineering as well as poetry and book reviews

Appalachian Journal
Library Holdings Autumn 1972 - present
Journal highlighting work in Appalachian Studies, including interviews, poetry, and book reviews.