Silas House is the author of six novels, one book of creative nonfiction, and three plays. He is the NEH Chair in Appalachian Studies at Berea College. www.silashouse.org
For a better understanding of the history of Appalachia please consult Ron Eller's book Uneven Ground.
The author of "What's the Matter With Eastern Kentucky," Annie Lowrey, leftThe New York Times just before her article was published and is now at New York Magazine