Donald R. Pollock is the author of Knockemstiff and The Devil All the Time.
Listed in: Appalachian Studies · Ohio and Regional · American Literature
Every River on Earth: Writing from Appalachian Ohio includes some of the best regional poetry, fiction, and creative nonfiction from forty contemporary authors such as David Baker, Don Bogen, Michelle Burke, Richard Hague, Donald Ray Pollock, and others.
“Everything I wrote fell flat and lifeless on the page until I finally began to set my fiction in southern Ohio. As I kept writing about it, I began to see the place in a new light, which is, I think, one of the chief things that art is supposed to do.”
From the foreword by Donald Ray Pollock, author of Knockemstiff and The Devil All the Time