Chapter 16
A Community of Tennessee Writers, Readers & Passersby

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia

By Jeff Marks and Julia Watts
West Virginia University Press
288 pages

“A gratifying diversity of multigenerational voices, styles, and attitudes. The theme of loyalty to place paired with queer identity results in marvelous poetry and fiction.”

-Felice Picano, author of Justify My Sins