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Appalachian Heritage

Issues per Year: 
Issue Price: 
Genres Published: 
Poetry, Fiction, Creative Nonfiction
Autobiography/Memoir, LGBT, Nature/Environmental, Prose Poetry, Regional, Narrative Nonfiction, Literary Fiction
Representative Authors: 

Pinckney Benedict, Wendell Berry, Joyce Dyer, Nikki Giovanni, bell hooks, Silas House, Fenton Johnson, Maurice Manning, Karen Salyer McElmurray, Sonja Livingston, Ann Pancake, Jayne Anne Phillips, Ron Rash, Carter Sickels, Lee Smith, Neela Vaswani, and Frank X Walker.

Reading Period: 
Aug 15 - Dec 15
Reporting Time: 
3 to 6 months
Charges Reading Fee: 
Accepts Electronic Submissions: 
Accepts Simultaneous Submissions: 
Accepts Unsolicited Submissions: 
Number of Debut Authors per Issue: 
Contributor copies only

Editorial Focus

In this age of information overload, Appalachian Heritage strives to be a literary sanctuary for the finest contemporary writing and visual art that we can find. Each quarterly issue showcases the work of emerging and established writers throughout Appalachia and beyond, offering readers literature that is thoughtful, innovative, and revelatory.

Appalachian Heritage considers previously unpublished fiction, creative nonfiction, poetry, writing for young adults, craft essays, book reviews, and visual art.

Contact Information

Jason Howard, Editor
Berea College
CPO 2166
Berea, KY 40404

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Last updated: July 7, 2016

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