November Read of the Month: “A Hanging at Cinder Bottom,” by Glenn Taylor

Reviewed by Donna Meredith Glenn Taylor’s new over-the-top caper sparkles with cinematic scenes begging to be transformed into film. A Hanging at Cinder Bottom: A Novel (Tin House Books) is primarily set in West Virginia coal country with occasional forays into Baltimore. The white-faced monkey depicted on the cover plays a role in a story […]

Morgan O’Grady

If Morgan O’Grady isn’t writing or reading, she may be knitting, sewing, baking, or laughing with her family. She’s currently a Master’s candidate in poetry at West Virginia University.

Sadie Shorr-Parks

Sadie Shorr-Parks is a nonfiction writer from Philadelphia. She has a book review forthcoming with The Iowa Review. Her nonfiction and poetry can be found in Defunct Magazine, Blueline, and Lines + Stars, among other literary magazines. She currently teaches in the English department at West Virginia University.

Jessi Lewis

Jessi Lewis is a Virginian writer with roots in the Blue Ridge Mountains and an MFA from West Virginia University. Her poetry and fiction have been published in Ghost Town Literary Magazine, Stymie, Flyway and forthcoming in Rock & Sling. Her work “Walnuts” was nominated for a Pushcart. She is the former Founding Head Editor […]