Entries in Robert Gipe (2)


Electric Literature

Excited to share a new piece posted this week at a favorite online publication--Electric Literature, "Out of the Woods: Appalachia, Literature, and the American Dream."  It includes two 2016 titles of fiction-- Trampoline and The Rope Swing as well as insights from historian Robert Eller and writer Ann Pancake. 



ASA and a new Podcast

Spring always feels busy, but especially when one attends a conference. Natalie Sypolt and I were just at the Appalachian Studies Association conference in Shepherdstown, West Virginia. Great town, by the way, and a whole day of sunshine, which is a lovely luxury in March. Here are a few snapshots:

And some culinary delights:

Natalie and our friend Randi Ward walking to the main street through town to eat:

We also ran into Weatherford Award Winner (in fiction), Robert Gipe, who happens to be the feature of the latest SummerBooks podcast: