Marilou Bonham-Thompson

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Marilou Bonham-Thompson is a Memphis writer whose Abiding Appalachia: Where Mountain and Atom Meet (St. Luke’s Press) is the first book of poetry and prose to come out of the experience of growing up on the atomic frontier in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. She has also written widely about the Cherokees’ battle against the Tellico Dam. “Coal Field Fare well” first appeared in Gayoso Street Review; the other poems are from Abiding Appalachia. (1981)

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