Includes "Rudy and John" (first publ. in Ascent, on work with the United Mine Workers);"One Heart's Canon" (first publ. in The American Scholar, on poetry I love);
"Illegitimacy and Stigma: Living with the Burn" (first publ. in Michigan Quarterly
Review, on unwed motherhood and adoption).
On Wednesday, April 18, 2018, Suzanne Rhodenbaugh will read from her new book of
essays, The Deepest South I've Gotten, at Patti Gabriel Gallery, 6210 Columbia Ave.,
# 1, St. Louis. Also reading will be Pam Garvey, poet and playwright.