Andy Fogle

We Are a Choir

The South’s greatest poets assemble to sing the truths of our region for National Poetry Month.

Taking Down the Flag

Our poetry editor steps into the Editor’s Corner to walk us through a week of writing that wrestles with the Confederacy, that army of a million ghosts who haunt the South.

Some Things, You Will Never Know

What we want to believe about our ancestors and what we believed as children pose questions that may never have answers.

A Beautiful Voice for Appalachia

You might never have heard of the poet Annie Woodford. She’s singing the truths of mountain folks in a gorgeous voice that never flinches. It’s time you listen up.

Home Cooking

A poem that recounts the remarkable story of the author’s great-grandmother, Alma Davenport, who was born in Pheba, Mississippi, in 1898.