Appalachian studies sale! Save 30% (with free shipping) on books from West Virginia University Press

To celebrate the annual meeting of the Appalachian Studies Association, all of West Virginia University Press’s new and recent books about Appalachia are 30% off with free shipping through April 30, 2022. This discount applies to paperback editions (and, in the case of African American Workers and the Appalachian Coal Industry, jacketed cloth).

Our exhibit at the ASA meeting will feature display copies for perusal, with all sales handled online at our website. Just use code ASA22WVUP30 at checkout. WVU Press’s sale is open to all, regardless of whether you’re attending the conference.

Discounted titles are:

12 Rounds in Lo’s Gym: Boxing and Manhood in Appalachia

African American Workers and the Appalachian Coal Industry

After Coal: Stories of Survival in Appalachia and Wales

Another Appalachia: Coming Up Queer and Indian in a Mountain Place

Appalachia North: A Memoir

Appalachian Englishes in the Twenty-First Century

Appalachian Reckoning: A Region Responds to Hillbilly Elegy

The Appalachians: America’s First and Last Frontier

A Union for Applachian Healthcare Workers

A Year without Months

Believe What You Can: Poems

Beyond The Good Earth: Transnational Perspectives on Pearl S. Buck

Bluegrass Ambassadors: The McLain Family Band in Appalachia and the World

The Book of the Dead

Cannel Coal Oil Days

Capitalist Pigs: Pigs, Pork, and Power in America

The Climb from Salt Lick: A Memoir of Appalachia

Energy Culture: Art and Theory on Oil and Beyond

Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia

Fatherless: A Memoir

Fierce and Delicate

Fifty Cents and a Box Top: The Creative Life of Nashville Session Musician Charlie McCoy

Folk Songs from the West Virginia Hills

Folk-Songs of the South

Governing the Wind Energy Commons: Renewable Energy and Community Development

The Harlan Renaissance: Stories of Black Life in Appalachian Coal Towns

Heeding the Call: A Study of Denise Giardina’s Novels

Hillbilly Hustle

Hungry Town

I’m Afraid of That Water: A Collaborative Ethnography of a West Virginia Water Crisis

The Industrialist and the Mountaineer

Jaws of Life

Last Mountain Dancer: Hard-Earned Lessons in Love, Loss, and Honky-Tonk Outlaw Life

LGBTQ Fiction and Poetry from Appalachia

Like Light, Like Music


Marked, Unmarked, Remembered: A Geography of American Memory

Modern Moonshine: The Revival of White Whiskey in the Twenty-First Century

Monsters in Appalachia: Stories

Mountaineers Are Always Free: Heritage, Dissent, and a West Virginia Icon

Mountains Piled upon Mountains: Appalachian Nature Writing in the Anthropocene

My Radio Radio

Never Justice, Never Peace: Mother Jones and the Miner Rebellion at Paint and Cabin Creeks

The News Untold

No.9: The 1968 Farmington Mine Disaster

On Homesickness: A Plea

The Opioid Epidemic and US Culture: Expression, Art, and Politics in the Age of Addiction

On Dark and Bloody Ground: An Oral History of the West Virginia Mine Wars

Out of Peel Tree

Past Titan Rock

Perfect Dirt: And Other Things I’ve Gotten Wrong

The Politics of Appalachian Rhetoric

Rebecca Harding Davis

The Rebel in the Red Jeep

Remaking Appalachia: Ecosocialism, Ecofeminism, and Law

Riding on Comets

The Road to Blair Mountain: Saving a Mine Wars Battlefield from King Coal

Rock Climbing in Kentucky’s Red River Gorge

The Rope Swing

The Secret Lives of Church Ladies


So Much to Be Angry About: Appalachian Movement Press and Radical DIY Publishing, 1969–1979

Songwriting in Contemporary West Virginia

The Sound of Holding Your Breath

St. Christopher on Pluto

Storytelling in Queer Appalachia: Imagining and Writing the Unspeakable Other

To the Bones: A Novel

Wheeling’s Polonia: Reconstructing Polish Community in a West Virginia Steel Town

Working It Off in Labor County: Stories

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