Esteemed author Crystal Wilkinson Joins Berea College

Jun 13, 2014 8 Comments by

Crystal Wilkinson, author of “Water Street” and “Blackberries, Blackberries,” has been named the Appalachian Writer-in-Residence at Berea College. Housed in both the English and Appalachian studies departments, the grant-funded, three-year position will start at the beginning of the fall 2014 semester. Wilkinson joins world-renowned scholar bell hooks, best-selling author Silas House and award-winning author Jason […]

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Chris Green: Making a Difference in Appalachia

Feb 18, 2014 No Comments

Chris Green is a busy man. This is most readily evidenced by the titles he holds: Director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center (LJAC), Associate Professor of Appalachian Studies, Program Coordinator of Appalachian Studies,

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Author Jason Howard Named Editor of Appalachian Heritage Magazine at Berea College

Nov 11, 2013 No Comments

Kentucky author Jason Howard has been appointed editor of the literary quarterly Appalachian Heritage at Berea College, announced Dr. Chris Green, director of the college’s Loyal Jones Appalachian Center. Howard is the award-winning author or editor of three acclaimed books and numerous short works of creative nonfiction. He brings more than 11 years of editing […]

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Berea College Names New Director of Appalachian Center

Sep 21, 2012 1 Comment

Chris Green has been named the new director of the Loyal Jones Appalachian Center at Berea College. He replaces award-winning author Silas House, who returns to his position as NEH Chair in Appalachian Studies after serving as interim director of the Appalachian Center. As director, Green provides leadership for the Appalachian Center, overseeing programs serving […]

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