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Jim Minick

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In addition to the forthcoming memoir, The Blueberry Years, Jim Minick is the author of two books of poetry, Her Secret Song and Burning Heaven, winner of the Book of the Year Award from The Virginia College Bookstores Association. Also he has written a collection of essays, Finding a Clear Path, and edited All There Is to Keep by Rita Riddle. Minick has won awards from the Appalachian Writers Association, Appalachian Heritage, Now and Then Magazine and Radford University, where he teaches writing and literature. His work has appeared in many publications including Shenandoah, Orion, San Francisco Chronicle, Encyclopedia of Appalachia, The Sun, Appalachian Journal, Bay Journal, Wind, and The Roanoke Times. He lives in the mountains of Virgi...more


Average rating: 3.60 · 207 ratings · 36 reviews · 4 distinct works · Similar authors
The Blueberry Years: A Memo...
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Finding a Clear Path
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One of my all-time favorite books--though far from any traditional form of novel or memoir...but such richness of language and place.
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Crystal Jim -
I'm 3/4 of the way through The Blueberry Years! Rob Merritt loaned me the copy you him! I really, really like this one! Hopefully this will get you great national exposure! I'll write a review after I finish it.


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