Index

The initial reading period for submissions ended on December 15, 2020, and the first batch of accepted works was published on January 15, 2021. They are indexed here by decade, location, and subject matter. Essays will likely appear under more than one heading.  

1970s

“‘Right is slow and tardy . . .'” by Robin Helms Allen

“Rat Cheer” by Claude Clayton Smith

1980s

“Big Sandy Meets the Devil” by Kevin T. Brewer

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

1990s

“Bronze Images” by Deidra Suwanee Dees

“Pegasus” by William Nesbitt

2000s

2010s

“Ghost House” by Anita Miller Garner

2020s

“The Watermelon Party” by Karren Pell

“Blood in the Pool” by Matthew Teutsch

Alabama

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“Bronze Images” by Deidra Suwanee Dees

“The Opelika Symphony Orchestra” by Jeffrey Fox

“Ghost House” by Anita Miller Garner

“The Watermelon Party” by Karren Pell

Arkansas

“Come Together. Right Now.” by Guinotte Wise

Florida

“Dinnertime” by Loria Zavada

Georgia

“Pegasus” by William Nesbitt

“Blood in the Pool” by Matthew Teutsch

Kentucky

Louisiana

“Blood in the Pool” by Matthew Teutsch

“Come Together. Right Now.” by Guinotte Wise

Mississippi

North Carolina

“‘Right is slow and tardy . . .’ “ by Robin Helms Allen

“Voices of the Past” by Brenda Kay Ledford

South Carolina

Tennessee

“Big Sandy Meets the Devil” by Kevin T. Brewer

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

Virginia 

“Rat Cheer” by Claude Clayton Smith

Arts

“Voices of the Past” by Brenda Kay Ledford

Books

Education

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

Environment

“Ghost House” by Anita Miller Garner

Family

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“Ghost House” by Anita Miller Garner

“Pegasus” by William Nesbitt

“Dinnertime” by Loria Zavada

Gender

“Dinnertime” by Loria Zavada

Government

“Blood in the Pool” by Matthew Teutsch

Healthcare

“‘Right is slow and tardy . . .’ “ by Robin Helms Allen

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

Music

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“The Opelika Symphony Orchestra” by Jeffrey Fox

“Voices of the Past” by Brenda Kay Ledford

Outsiders

“Bronze Images” by Deidra Suwanee Dees

Race

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“Bronze Images” by Deidra Suwanee Dees

“Blood in the Pool” by Matthew Teutsch

Religion

“Big Sandy Meets the Devil” by Kevin T. Brewer

“Voices of the Past” by Brenda Kay Ledford

Sexuality

“‘Right is slow and tardy . . .’ “ by Robin Helms Allen

Work

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“Rat Cheer” by Claude Clayton Smith

Youth

“Big Sandy Meets the Devil” by Kevin T. Brewer

“Home Sweet Home” by Rhonda Collier

“Dinnertime” by Loria Zavada