Skip to main content

James Still

Since the early 1930s, James Still made his home in eastern Kentucky, living in an ancient log cabin on Dead Mare Branch and supporting himself by farming, teaching, and serving as librarian for the Hindman Settlement School. He is the author of several works of fiction, among them River of Earth , The Run for the Elbertas , An Appalachian Mother Goose , and of the collection of poems, From the Mountain, From the Valley .