Shall I surround you with uncles, with men from above the creek from which we come, while we shout from painted faces and you stand stock still beneath the noise and dark?
Jeremy B. Jones
Jeremy B. Jones is the author of the memoir Bearwallow, which was named the 2014 Appalachian Book of the Year in nonfiction and awarded gold in memoir in the 2015 Independent Publisher Book Awards. His essays appear in Oxford American, Brevity, The Iowa Review, and elsewhere, and he serves as the series co-editor of In Place, a literary nonfiction book series from WVU Press. A graduate of the University of Iowa’s MFA program in nonfiction, Jeremy is an associate professor of English at Western Carolina University, where he also directs the Spring Literary Festival.