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Voices from Appalachia on Storytelling, Stereotypes, and the Truth

A novelist interviews Dopesick writer Beth Macy and the author Silas House, who tells him, “I never trust a writer who doesn’t doubt themselves”

Arts & Culture

Finding My Way Home

How two Southern literary giants led a young Appalachian writer to her own voice

Books

Hell and High Water

A preacher forced to examine his beliefs forsakes fire and brimstone for love

Hurricane Ian

Forecast of an Aftermath

A Katrina and Ida survivor shares: “It does not matter if you lost a little or a lot, if you evacuated or rode it out. You have lived through something devastating”

Arts & Culture

Behind the Stories of our April/May 2020 Issue

G&G editors share some of what went into producing the “Saving the South” issue

Books

G&G’s Big Fall Reading List

G&G editors and contributors share what books to cozy up with this autumn

SEVERE WEATHER

Pulled from the Flood

After devastating waters wrecked novelist Silas House’s Eastern Kentucky homeland last week, he worked alongside the helpers—those who refuse to let the voices of Appalachia go under.

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Arts & Culture

Best Southern Books of 2018

What G&G editors and contributors loved reading this year

Arts & Culture

Poet Maurice Manning: A Voice in the Wilderness

Part Appalachian storyteller. Part modern-day Thoreau, Manning has carved out his own spot in the pantheon of American poets from a twenty-acre swath of Kentucky woods

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Books

The Best Books of 2018—So Far

We’re halfway through the year, but still just getting through our pile of great Southern reads. Make time for some—if not all two dozen—of these novels, cookbooks, and coffee table tomes before the second half of the year brings even more goodies for book lovers

Arts & Culture

Dreamchaser: Why I Loved Naomi Judd

Remembering the country music star from Kentucky, who died at age 76

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Garden & Gun’s Best Photos of 2019

Fifty of the most compelling images from the pages of G&G this year

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Arts & Culture

June Reading List

Welcome summer with a stellar new book haul, including buzzy debut novels, a visually stunning tour through mezcal territory, and two story collections by Southern authors that are perfect for poolside afternoons. Oh, And a Bottle of Rum

Arts & Culture

Ada Limón’s Kentucky Home

The new U.S. Poet Laureate on the power of poetry and finding inspiration in place

Interview

One-on-One With Patrick Wilson

He acts, sings, and dances his way from Appalachia to Hollywood’s biggest franchises

Southern Heroes

Wendell Berry: The Poet of Place

A conversation, in letters, with one of the South’s most vital voices