News & Updates

Welcome to our news hub for all things Appalachia. You’ll find a little bit of everything here, from articles about dyslexia and student success stories to gardening tips, folk music and craft tidbits, campus updates, and more.

Writing Home

I first came to the Appalachian Writers Workshop in 2010, and my first workshop was... [Read More]

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Bring On Spring!

On my family farm, the frogs came early this year. Spring peepers and even bullfrogs started bellowing 2 weeks ago, a reassuring sound that spring-time... [Read More]

Written By Jason Brashear

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Farmer/Writer

I’ve got a bit of an unusual job here at the Hindman Settlement School. After... [Read More]

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Refreshing Campus

Over the past two years we’ve shared a lot of updates about the construction of... [Read More]

Written By Linda Jones

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Grow Appalachia & Agrilachia Prepares for Spring

It’s been five years since the Hindman Settlement School first partnered with Berea College to... [Read More]

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DAR Spotlight: Becky Elam

Hindman Settlement School is fortunate to have the generous, faithful support of DAR members from... [Read More]

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Howell Named 2019 USA Fellow in Writing

Hindman Settlement School is pleased to announce that our James Still Writer-In-Residence, Rebecca Gayle Howell,... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Announcing Chefs’ Night!

It is a pleasure to announce our inaugural Chefs’ Night gala at the University of... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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Infusing Art Into The Classroom

For the 2018-2019 school year, Hindman Settlement School is fortunate to be a contractor for... [Read More]

Written By Nicole Musgrave

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A Holiday Feast

After a summer of gardening and an autumn of preserving, the Hindman Settlement School’s Grow... [Read More]

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Announcing the Spring 2019 Makery Catalog

Make plans to develop your writing practice this spring at The Makery. Workshops start February 11! Registration is... [Read More]

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2017-18 Annual Report

Some of my favorite memories are in my grandmother’s kitchen when she and my aunts... [Read More]

Written By Brent D. Hutchinson

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