"This work is unlike any other, in its range of rich, conjuring imagery and its dexterity, its smart voice. Carroll-Hackett doesn’t spare us—but doesn’t save us—she draws a blueprint of power and class with her unflinching pivot: matter-of-fact and tender." —Jan Beatty

Thrilled to announce the first issue of HeartWood, a literary magazine in association with the Low-Residency MFA program at West Virginia Wesleyan College!

Check out the beautiful first issue, including beautiful words from Rita Quillen, Ace Boggess, Abby Chew, Brent House, Bill King, Denise James, Roy Bentley, Faith Holsaert, Dorie LaRue, Michelle Lyle, Meggie Royer, James Engelhardt, Valerie Neiman, Marc Harshman, Ronald Jackson, C.A. Cole, Madhla Khan, Ron Burch, George M. Lies, Rhonda Browning White, Alma Luz Villanueva, Brent Watkins, and R.T. Castleberry. 

Also don’t miss our Appalachian Arts Interview with multitalented artist Kopana Terry! 

Let’s get to the heart of the matter! 



Thanks and BIG gratitude to the amazing editorial staff!

Managing Editor: Danielle Kelly

Fiction Editors: Danielle Kelly, Chris Chapman

Poetry Editors: Jessica Spruill, Mary Imo Stike

Nonfiction Editors: Susan Krakoff, Beth Feagan

Appalachian Arts Editor: Vincent Trimboli

Blog Manager: Allison Pugh

Technical Advisor: J Hackett

Y’all rock!

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