Literary

Announcing the Jeff Daniel Marion Scholarship for Appalachian Writers

The world lost a well-respected writer, teacher, and Appalachian son, on July 29, 2021. In memory of this wonderful soul, Jeff Daniel Marion, Linda Parsons established the Jeff Daniel Marion Scholarship for Appalachian Writers at Hindman Settlement School. Danny taught creative writing at Carson-Newman College from 1969 until he retired in 2002, receiving numerous awards and …

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Fireside Industries Wins Two IPPY Awards

Fireside Industries, the literary imprint of Hindman Settlement School in partnership with the University Press of Kentucky, is pleased to announce two recent titles have received recognition through Independent Publisher Book Awards, commonly known as IPPYs. Silver Award for Regional Non-Fiction: For The Hog Killing, 1979 (Berry) Tanya Berry reveals intimate, expressive moments: the teams …

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Restoring the James Still Cottage | #KyGives

One of the Settlement’s projects for Kentucky Gives Day 2021 is to restore the historic James Still cottage on our campus in order to preserve the legacy of our longtime writer-in-residence and the man who brought about a renaissance for Appalachian literature during his prolific career. When complete, the restoration will preserve this historic structure, …

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Just a Few Miles South with Chef Ouita Michel

Hindman Settlement School is thrilled to share the next title releasing from Fireside Industries, our literary imprint with the University Press of Kentucky. Just a Few Miles South: Timeless Recipes from our Favorite Places from Chef Ouita Michel is full of recipes for popular menu items at Windy Corner Market, Wallace Station, The Midway Bakery and …

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