LitStack Recs: The Foxfire Book & The Echo

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The Firefox Book, by Elliot Wigginton (editor) A perfect book for #throwbackthursday, this compendium of customs and rural living practices was published in 1972, and was in its time hugely influential. The local tradition and lore documented in The Foxfire Book comes firsthand from longtime residents of Southern Appalachia. At the height of this book’s [….]

Opportunities for Midwestern Writers

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If you’re a writer from the Midwest, or who writes about the region, take note. the museum of americana has announced it will publish a special Midwest-themed issue. The online review, which features Americana-themed prose, poetry and art, will produce the issue in conjunction with Quiddity International Literary Journal.  The collaborative project will comprise the [….]

Declaration of Independence: Justin Hamm on the museum of americana

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Declaration of Independence: Justin Hamm on the museum of americana This past summer, Justin Hamm took a creative leap of faith. Merging a love of historical American culture with online publishing, he founded the literary review the museum of americana, and in swift order assembled a website, an editorial team and a creative vision that [….]