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The Calaboose epistles

R. T. Smith

The Calaboose epistles

stories

by R. T. Smith

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Published by Iris Press in Oak Ridge, Tenn .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Appalachian Region, Southern -- Fiction

  • Edition Notes

    StatementR. T. Smith.
    GenreFiction
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPS3569.M537914 C35 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23643500M
    ISBN 109781604542097
    LC Control Number2009029929
    OCLC/WorldCa428926442

      All of the stories in this book are locally based, set in Southwest Virginia. “All the stories in The Calaboose Epistles are about people in jail, people just out of jail or people who certainly ought to be locked up,” Smith said.   His books of fiction are “Faith,” “Uke Rivers Delivers,” “The Calaboose Epistles” and “Sherburne.” He has edited “Shenandoah: The Washington and Lee University Review” since and was named writer-in-residence at W&L in , where he .

    Poet R.T. (Rod) Smith was born in Washington, DC, and grew up in Georgia and North Carolina. He earned a BA in philosophy from the University of North Carolina-Charlotte and an MA in English from Appalachian State University. His collections of poetry include From the High Dive (), The Cardinal Heart (), Hunter-Gatherer (), Trespasser: Poems (), Split the Lark: Selected Poems.   Smith has written four other collections of stories, “Sherburne,” “Faith,” “Uke Rivers Delivers” and “Calaboose Epistles.” He is the author of over 14 poetry collections, including “The Red Wolf: A Dream of Flannery O’Connor,” “Outlaw Style: Poems,” “The Hollow Log Lounge,” “Brightwood” and “Messenger.”.

    Rod Smith, editor of Shenandoah, published The Calaboose Epistles (Iris Press). Set in the southern Appalachians, Smith’s third collection of stories details the patterns of the human struggle. The latest of his many books are Outlaw Style: Poems (University of Arkansas Press, ) and a collection of stories, The Calaboose Epistles (Iris Press, ). His work has been reprinted in such notable anthologies as Best American Poetry, Best American Short Stories, and the Pushcart Prize.


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