Contrary to popular belief, some rural Americans are extremely invested in environmental protection and conserving resources for future generaitons.
New York elitism is a very ugly look. Ditch it, just in time for summer!
The truck has become an enduring symbol of rural life, but sometimes a truck is just a truck, no matter what conservatives think.
Look, I don’t know how else to say this: Please stop saying that rural America is uniformly conservative.
17 percent of America lives in rural communities, who are often maligned by those in urban and suburban areas. Questions of government funding can be a particularly sore point.
Heat feels like a fundamental basic human need, and right, as it should: But the world of heat and heating can be a fraught place for rural Americans.
There’s a large LGBQT rural population, but it’s largely erased in a narrative that suggests queerness only exists in cities. That serves to further isolate rural queers.
The story of abortion access in rural communities can turn into an elaborate, time-consuming saga.
Sarah Dooley’s Free Verse is a complicated, challenging book that pushes readers to imagine the life of a child growing up in a rural mining community — without ladling on the misery porn.
Disclosure: This review is based upon a copy of the book provided by the publisher. No other consideration was offered. Jeff Zentner’s The Serpent King is an absolutely fantastic book and one of my leading contenders for best book of 2016 — this sharp, insightful, sad, lyrical contemporary is a deeply satisfying if at times absolutely gutting […]