Download Epub Format ✓ Bloodroot: Reflections on Place by Appalachian Women Writers PDF by » Joyce Dyer A nice anthology I discovered three new authors and poets to add to my collection.
Winner Of The Appalachian Studies Award Appalachian Writers Association Book Of The Year Winner Of The Susan Koppleman Award Of The Popular Culture Association For Best Edited Collection In Women S Studies Joyce Dyer Is Director Of Writing And Associate Professor Of English At Hiram College, Ohio A terrific resource and introduction to Appalachian women writers All of the participants have great insight into the region and its literature.
This is my favorite collection of shorts by Appalachian writers, an elegant and touching treatment of place Each of the thirty five selections was created with care.

I expected a collection of short stories with an Appalachian setting My bad, I suppose instead, it was a series of essays by writers with sometimes tenuous links to the Appalachian region Kind of like a school essay contest on What Appalachia Means to Me If you have an interest in sociology, this might be a good pick, but it just wasn t for me.
I have a journal of stories my grandmother shared with me on her upbringing in Kentucky so it was exciting to read about the area and the people I also discovered some great new authors that I ll be adding on my to read list.