The following note from Appalachia‘s Summer/Fall 2016 issue provides a preview of what’s coming up next, in Winter/Spring 2017. Our First Writing Workshop Before I tell you about our next issue of the journal, here’s an invitation. Writers of all levels and genres are invited to join us at the Appalachian Mountain Club’s Cardigan Lodge…

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Warren Doyle, age 60, has a crush on Little Debbie, the snack cake girl. His favorite thing to do is to eat a Little Debbie cosmic brownie as he sets out on a cold morning to walk one of his 20- to 30-mile stints. The brownie won’t melt and tastes so good when he is…

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Come work on the coldest, highest, and driest continent in the world. If that entices you, you are not the typical employee. Antarctica is essentially a landform covered by a very thick hunk of ice owned by no country. The population is but a fraction of even the Emperor penguins — that is, about 4,000…

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Appalachia, Winter/Spring 2009 Gudrun Pflueger sat alone in a meadow near the coast of the British Columbia rainforest, her knees bent in front, holding binoculars, scanning the fringes of the forest for coast wolves she hoped to glimpse. For several weeks, Pflueger and the scientist for whom she was working had been seeking signs of…

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