Appalachian poet, musician, and raconteur Kirk Judd has a new book and CD package out, "My People Was Music." I thought I'd share part of a Goodreads review I did of the book - I think members of The Read would enjoy this.
There is no gussying-up here. This is the plain hard rock undergirding Appalachia. This is the sound of water rushing, the clawhammer banjo sound, the crack of a wedge as it splits that cross-grained stump of oak. Kirk Judd has been making poems…Continue
Added by Valerie Nieman on March 27, 2015 at 6:42am — No Comments
It's always an honor to have a new story selected and published, this time by Deep South Magazine -- which I recommend for its coverage of all things Southern and, in particular, its attention to Southern literary voices.
Read the story here: "Nothing But A House" by Gary Carter
Comments are always welcome. Deep South Magazine actually has a unique comment…Continue
Added by Gary Carter on March 26, 2015 at 12:09pm — No Comments