Beginning Again: Stories of Movement and Migration in Appalachia

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About the Author

Katrina M. Powell is Professor of Rhetoric and Writing and founding director of the Center for Refugee, Migrant, and Displacement Studies at Virginia Tech. Her research focuses on displacement narratives. She is cofounder of the digital-born oral history initiative,, founding editor of the journal Roots and Resettlement, and codirector of Monuments Across Appalachian Virginia.

Poet Nikki Giovanni was born in Knoxville, Tennessee, and grew up in Cincinnati, Ohio. Since 1987, she has been on the faculty of Virginia Tech, where she is a University Distinguished Professor.
"These poignant narratives reveal a stunning, multidimensional Appalachia." --Appalshop
"An invitation to those here and beyond to expand our conceptions of who exists, who belongs, and who builds a loving home within these mountains." --Rae Garringer, author and editor of Country Queers: A Love Letter
"The stories ... ask us to reckon with the inequalities in our region, but also to hold hope that our communities will provide when political and economic systems fail." --Lesly-Marie Buer, author of Rx Appalachia
"... a brilliant kaleidoscope of stories about migration, deprivation, and transformative human connection." --Barbara Ellen Smith, author of Digging Our Own Graves