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.

Katie Knoll


Katie Knoll has had stories published in Ploughshares, Catapult, the Missouri Review, and other places. Her stories have received such honors as Narrative’s Top 5 Short Stories of the Year, first place in The Masters’ Review Short Story Contest 2016, runner-up in the Missouri Review 2019 Editor’s Prize, and as a finalist for a Shirley Jackson Award. She holds an MA from the University of Cincinnati and an MFA from the Iowa Writers’ Workshop.