Diane Gilliam

  • Miners paid the owner of this truck 25 cents each for a ride home. There are dollar signs on the windows, perhaps to advertise the service. (Photo by Marion Post Wolcott, 1938. Courtesy the Library of Congress)

The Sunday Poem : Diane Gilliam Explores the Mine Wars of West Virginia

By |07.13.13|

 

It’s rare for a book of poetry to have the same narrative tension and sense of place as a novel. But it’s a testament to Diane Gilliam’s poetic imagination that she is able to capture the 1920-1921 mine wars of […]

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