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Southern Cultures 8.4 (2002) 103

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Darnell Arnoult lives in McMinnville, Tennessee, and teaches creative writing through the Duke University Continuing Education Short Course Program and the Duke Writers Workshop. Her work has appeared in Southwest Review, Southern Exposure, Sow's Ear, and Now and Then Magazine, and she currently is at work on a collection of poems and a novel.

Eugene Genovese is a southern historian and founding president of the Historical Society.

Rob Golan is a Hillsborough, North Carolina, consultant who researches and writes about historical items from various eras. The Kentucky native is also an accomplished old-time fiddler, yet sadly remains a mediocrity on fretted instruments. "Graveyard Blues" is his first essay, published or otherwise.

Bland Simpson directs the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill's Creative Writing Program, and is a longtime member of the Tony Award-winning Red Clay Ramblers. His earlier books include Heart of the Country, The Great Dismal, and Into the Sound Country: A Carolinian's Coastal Plain, with photography by Ann Cary Simpson. Among the musicals he has collaborated on are King Mackerel & the Blues are Running, Kudzu, Diamond Studs, and the three-time Broadway hit Fool Moon.

Ileana Strauch is an undergraduate chemistry major at the University of South Carolina who has published articles in Seventeen Magazine, Double Gun Journal, and The Post and Courier. A native of Charleston, she hunts with the Middleton Hunt Club.

Harry L. Watson is professor of history at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and director of UNC's Center for the Study of the American South. His publications include Liberty and Power: The Politics of Jacksonian America, published by Hill & Wang. He also is coeditor of Southern Cultures.

Daniel Levinson Wilk is a Ph.D. candidate in American history at Duke University. He is working on a history of work and leisure in the apartment buildings and hotels of New York City, from 1800 to 1945.




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