Appalachian Places digital magazine is published by the Center of Excellence for Appalachian Studies and Services at East Tennessee State University.  Appalachian Places continues the tradition of the print magazine, Now & Then: The Appalachian Magazine, which was in publication for 32 years.

 

Appalachian Places publishes a wide range of content, including news and feature articles, essays, interviews, poetry, photo-essays, book and music reviews, and fiction. Submissions must relate to the Appalachian region or to issues and themes shared by highland regions around the world.

The mission of the Center of Excellence is to promote a deeper understanding of Appalachia and to serve the region through research, education, preservation, and community engagement.

The ETSU Center of Excellence for Appalachian Studies and Services, founded in 1984, includes the Regional Resources Institute, the Archives of Appalachia, and the Reece Museum. The Center is part of ETSU’s Department of Appalachian Studies, which offers the renowned Bluegrass, Old-Time, and Roots Music Studies program, graduate degrees in Appalachian Studies and in Heritage Interpretation and Museum Studies, an Appalachian, Scottish and Irish Studies program with a study abroad experience, and several undergraduate minors. Scholarships and online courses are available.

To read Archived issues of Now & Then, visit our website here. 

To Purchase back issues of Now & Then, visit our shop here.

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Mark Rutledge

Managing Editor,  Appalachian Places: Stories from the Highlands

appalachianplaces@etsu.edu

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Dr. Rebecca Adkins Fletcher

Co-Editor, Appalachian Places: Stories from the Highlands, Assistant Director of the Center of Excellence for Appalachian Studies and Services

fletcherra1@etsu.edu 

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Dr. Ron Roach

Co-Editor, Appalachian Places: Stories from the Highlands, Chair Of the Department Of Appalachian Studies, Director Of  The Center of Excellence for Appalachian Studies And Services 

roachr@etsu.edu

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Dr. Jesse Graves

Poetry Editor, Applachian Places: Stories from the Highlands, Poet in Residence, Department of Literature and Language

gravesj@etsu.edu

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Becky Parsons

Assistant Editor, Appalachian Places: Stories from the Highlands,

ETSU Brand & Media Strategy M.A. Alumna

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Charlie Warden

Photography Editor, Appalachian Places: Stories from the Highlands,

Lead Photographer, ETSU

Interested in submitting an original written piece for publication? 

 

 

 

We are not a peer-reviewed publication but we do accept a limited number of academic pieces. 

The views and opinions expressed in Appalachian Places are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the policy or position of East Tennessee State University, the Center of Excellence for Appalachian Studies and Services, or the Appalachian Places staff.

If you see anything that needs correction, please contact our editor by filling out the form below or emailing us at appalachianplaces@etsu.edu

Thanks for submitting!

Header image of the Appalachian Trail Beauty Spot courtesy of Ron Roach