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number 22 2013

featuring NORTH CAROLINA:
A STATE OF CHANGE,
A CHANGING STATE

cover design Dana Ezzell Gay

cover photographyMary Shannon Johnstone

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NCLR 2013 Contents

North Carolina:
A state of change, a changing state

Temperate Air, Requisite Care
an essay by Bland Simpson
photography by Rob Amberg, David Blevins, Steve Exum, Ann Cary Simpson, and Scott Taylor

Genre Conventions with a Half-Twist:
An Interview with Charles Frazier
by Margaret D. Bauer

The Evolution of a Genre: Literary Historical Fiction
by Margaret D. Bauer

Persistence, Nighttime Scribbles, and A Successful Debut Novel: An Interview with Anna Jean Mayhew
by Christina G. Bucher

Carolina Outlier: An Interview with María DeGuzmán
by Joan Conwell
photography by María DeGuzmán

Last Retreat to Topsail Island
the 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize poem
by Mark Smith-Soto
art by Luis German Ardila

A Cuban in Mayberry
an essay by Gustavo Pérez Firmat

Everyone Is Some Kind of Animal
a short story by Daniel Wallace
art by Bob Trotman

“the seen and the unseen”:
An Interview with Wiley Cash
by George Hovis
photography by Rob Amberg

 

Flashbacks: Echoes of Past ISSUES

  • Finding the Forsaken: Lumbee Identity in Charles Chesnutt’s Mandy Oxendine
    by Erica Abrams Locklear

    Only Yonaguska
    the 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize 2nd Place poem
    by Laurence G. Avery
    art by Lloyd Carl Owle

    For Henry, 1937-2001; Reading the Science News; Hemlock Hill; and Written Beside Bass Lake
    four poems by James Applewhite
    art by Hanna Jubran, Seo Eo, and Bob Rankin

    As It Happens . . .
    poetry and prose by Fred Chappell
    art by Katie Claiborne and Rebecca Fagg

    “The Way Movies Tell Stories”: Putting Charles Frazier’s Furniture into Anthony Minghella’s Rooms
    NCLR Editor Margaret D. Bauer Interviews Charles Frazier
    photography by Phil Bray and Annie Frazier

    Jake Mills, My Old Friend
    a remembrance by Bland Simpson

North Carolina Miscellany

  • “It didn’t sell much”: The Publishing Struggles of Novelist Turned Newspaperman James Ross
    by Anthony Hatcher

    Little Girlfriend
    the 2012 James Applewhite Poetry Prize Honorable Mention poem
    by Grace Cloris Ocasio
    art by Romare Bearden

    The Saint
    the 2012 Doris Betts Fiction Prize story
    by Leah Hampton
    art by Jennifer Bueno

     

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