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Beat the Summer Heat with Our Summer 2023 Reading List

Updated: Jul 4


This summer, read a book about Appalachia

By: Marcus J. Hopkins

July 2nd, 2023


Now that #Pride2023 has ended, the Appalachian Learning Initiative is proud to release our #Summer2023 Recommended #ReadingList.


This season's list includes a recent release by Tucker Leighty-Phillips, a writer from Southeastern Kentucky. Maybe This Is What I Deserve is the winner of the 2022 Fiction Chapbook Contest and is an excellent read from start to finish.


Also included is the classic work by William Denby, Beetlecreek, as well as more recent works that highlight the rich diversity that exists within our region.


Check out the Summer 2023 Reading List using the link below, and remember that each purchase made using the links on our reading lists helps to support our continued research, reporting, and advocacy work.



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