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Courtesy Alison Stine
Appalachian Ohio writer Alison Stine’s first novel, “Road Out of Winter,” won the 2021 Philip K. Dick Award in April. Inside Appalachia co-host Mason Adams recently spoke to Stine about the novel and what it tells us about the world of today.
Mountain Stage
Steve Earle & the Dukes 2021
Jacob Blickenstaff
Jacob Blickenstaff
Mountain Stage will offer a free, one-time-only live stream of this Sunday’s show emanating from the Culture Center Theater in Charleston, W.Va. There are tickets available to join us in person, or anyone with an internet connection will be able to watch the show as it happens at MountainStage.org and at LiveSessions.NPR.org.
Inside Appalachia
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Collection of Kenneth King, WV Mine Wars Museum
This week on Inside Appalachia, co-host Mason Adams sits down with Elizabeth LaPrelle, who grew up in Rural Retreat, Virginia. She and her husband Brian Dolphin moved from Brooklyn back to southwestern Virginia just before the pandemic hit. As longtime performers and new parents they took to Facebook Live, posting weekly livestreams of lullabies and stories. We’ll also hear about a song called “Tom Dooley,” which was first released shortly after the Civil War. It resurfaced 60 years ago, when it topped the Billboard charts.
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