- About the Contributors
Catherine W. Bishir is Curator in Architectural Records, Special Collections, North Carolina State University Libraries and current president of the Southeast Chapter of the Society of Architectural Historians. An honorary member of the American Institute of Architects, her books include North Carolina Architecture, Guides to the Historic Architecture of Eastern, Western, and Piedmont North Carolina, and Southern Built: American Architecture, Regional Practice.
Michael Chitwood is a freelance writer, a lecturer at the University of North Carolina, and poetry editor of Southern Cultures. His poetry and fiction have appeared in Poetry, The New Republic, Threepenny Review, Virginia Quarterly Review, Field, The Georgia Review, and numerous other journals. His most recent book of poetry, Spill, was a finalist for ForeWord magazine's poetry book of the year.
Lawrence S. Earley is a writer and photographer from Raleigh, North Carolina. He is the author of Looking for Longleaf: The Fall and Rise of an American Forest and the former editor of Wildlife in North Carolina magazine.
Randal L. Hall is the managing editor of the Journal of Southern History and an Adjunct Associate Professor of History at Rice University. He is the author or an editor of four books, including William Louis Poteat: A Leader of the Progressive-Era South and Lum and Abner: Rural America and the Golden Age of Radio.
Christopher R. Lawton is a doctoral candidate in the Department of History at the University of Georgia. He is currently at work on his dissertation, "Re-Envisioning the South: William and T. Addison Richards, Georgia Illustrated, and the Cultural Politics of Antebellum Sectionalism." His article on Stonewall Jackson and antebellum masculinity recently appeared in the Virginia Magazine of History and Biography.
Michael Lewis is an Associate Professor of Sociology at Christopher Newport University in Virginia. His research focuses on the creation and enforcement of liquor laws in the pre-Prohibition South. His current manuscript,"Hooch and Riff-Raff," explores the politics of public drunkenness laws in one southern town.
Jerry Leath Mills is Professor of English, emeritus, at the University of North Carolina and author of"The Dead Mule Rides Again," which appeared in the Winter 2000 issue of Southern Cultures. He currently resides in eastern North Carolina. [End Page 122]