Tag Archives: The Affrilachian Poets

Valley Girl: Appalachia’s Future Poet Laureate Takes on Mountaintop Removal

“Crystal Good’s debut collection of poetry, Valley Girl, marks the entry of such an astonishing new voice into the national poetry circuit. Capturing the conflicts and ambitions of a generation seemingly adrift and deeply rooted at the same time, Good unflinchingly casts … Continue reading

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Valley Girl – New Video & Book Cover Sneak Peek!

Crystal is in Virginia today for the Virginia Festival of the Book. Students at James Madison University will be studying and discussing her poetry chapbook, Valley Girl, at the Furious Flower Poetry Center. You may not be in Harrisonburg today, … Continue reading

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My Fantasy Editorial Board. Who’s on Yours?

Like every writer, I strive to maintain high standards in my writing and yet also to be myself. A big part of being true to myself is being able to share my stories and my experiences while always staying mindful of how I present West Virginia and Appalachia; doing so with honor, integrity and humor is one of my highest goals. Continue reading

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