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From Dolly Parton to Hank Williams, the Country Roots Music Issue covers the icons you love with writing from contributors new and old! Order today and get a free compilation CD with nineteen carefully selected tracks.

Rosalind Bentley


Rosalind Bentley is the interim director of the narrative nonfiction MFA program in the Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Georgia. She is also deputy editor at the Southern Foodways Alliance’s journal, Gravy, and editor-at-large for the Oxford American. She is a Pulitzer Prize finalist and two-time James Beard Award finalist. Her writing will appear in the upcoming anthology Bigger Than Bravery: Black Resilience and Reclamation in a Time of Pandemic (Lookout Books). Her essay, “For the Nourishment of Our Bodies,” will appear in Reckonings and Reconstructions: Southern Photography from the Do Good Fund (University of Georgia Press).