Official Big Stone Gap movie trailer. Amy was a consultant to the script and Talking Appalachian was used as a dialect source for the actors. In theatres now.
University Press of Kentucky NOW IN PAPERBACK!
"Research and 'The Rocks'" -A craft essay on how The Rocks was
written in the Chattahoochee Review blog, The Hooch. (Fall, 2015)
"The Rocks" wins Lamar York Prize for Nonfiction. in
Chattahoochee Review (Spring, 2015)
Blog-Talk Radio Interview with National Writing Project's Tanya Baker 8/14/2014
Essay on Harvard University Press blog. 6/26/2014
Interview on U. Press of KY blog. 3/24/2014
Talking Appalachian is now in paperback!
Appalachian Hope and Heartbreak. OpEd in the New York Times. 8/3/2013
A revised version of "Family Matters: A Mother and Daughter's Literacy Journey" will be anthologized in Voices for Equity and Diversity in Education: A Literary Anthology, Rowman & Littlefield, 2015.
With Good Reason radio program with Sarah McConnell, sponsored by the VA Foundation for the Humanities.Amy's Interview begins at 17:00 on why she did the book,why she completely changed the way she teaches, and why she decided to keep her home voice. (Rec. June, 2013)