Order the Country Roots Music Issue

From Trio to Hank Williams to Tanya Tucker, the Country Roots Music Issue covers a host of music icons with contributions from Imani Perry, Rodney Crowell, Rissi Palmer, and so many others.


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published by The Oxford American Literary Project, Inc.,  
in alliance with the University of Central Arkansas (UCA). 


DANIELLE A. JACKSON
Editor

Assistant Editors CHRISTIAN LEUS, ALLIE MARIANO
Editor-at-Large ROSALIND BENTLEY
Poetry Editor REBECCA GAYLE HOWELL

Art Directors CARTER/REDDY • www. CarterReddy.com
Art Researcher  ALYSSA ORTEGA COPPELMAN
Copyeditor  ALI WELKY

Editorial Interns
TILLIE LEFFORGE,
ALEXA NORSBY, ANNIKA WARRICK, ZHENZHEN YU

Archive Intern
WINNIE LITCHFIELD

Contributing Editors
LUCY ALIBAR, REBECCA BENGAL, ROY BLOUNT, JR., WENDY BRENNER,
KEVIN BROCKMEIER, BRONWEN DICKEY, LOLIS ERIC ELIE, 
BETH ANN FENNELLY, LESLIE JAMISON, HARRISON SCOTT KEY,
KIESE LAYMON, JESSICA LYNNE,
ALEX MAR, GREIL MARCUS, 
TAYLER MONTAGUE, DUNCAN MURRELL, CHRIS OFFUTT, IMANI PERRY,
AMANDA PETRUSICH, PADGETT POWELL, J
AMIE QUATRO, DAVID RAMSEY, 
DIANE ROBERTS, ZANDRIA F. ROBINSON, CARINA DEL VALLE SCHORSKE 

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RICHARD MASSEY, JENNY DAVIS, ENJOLIQUÉ A. LETT, DANIELLE A. JACKSON

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