D. H. Ramsey Library Special Collections and University Archives

Thomas Rain Crowe Regional Publications Collection
M2017.02

Summary Information

Repository
UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives
Title
Thomas Rain Crowe Regional Publications Collection
ID
M2017.02
Date [inclusive]
1978-2016
Extent
3.5 Linear feet
Physical Description
The collection contains poems, articles, and reviews from newspapers, literary journals, and regional arts publications, as well as posters, catalogs, flyers, VHS tapes, DVDs, audio CDs, and an audio book on a 3.5" floppy disc.
Location
Shelved in Special Collections, Row 9, Section 1
Language
English

Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Thomas Rain Crowe Regional Publications Collection, D.H. Ramsey Library, Special Collections, University of North Carolina at Asheville 28804.

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Biographical Note

Thomas Rain Crowe is an internationally known poet, essayist, and critic who has published over thirty books of original works, translations, anthologies, and recordings. He is a critically acclaimed poet and his award-winning 2005 book, Zoro’s Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods, has been favorably compared to works by Henry David Thoreau and Wendell Berry. He lives in Western North Carolina and has been an active voice in the regional poetry and literary scene for decades, often contributing reviews, poetry, and essays to regional publications.

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Scope and Contents

The bulk of the Thomas Rain Crowe Regional Publications Collection consists of over 275 poems, reviews, and essays published in newspapers located in and around Western North Carolina from 1978 through 2016. These writings have been organized chronologically and indexed and constitute boxes 1-3 of the collection. Boxes 4-5 contain poems and articles written by Crowe that appear in various broadsides and literary journals. Box 6 contains several audio and video recordings by Crowe, his band the Boatrockers, and writers associated with New Native Press, Crowe’s publication company. Box 7 contains books published by New Native Press. The collection also contains some of Crowe’s books which are listed in the finding aid and shelved in the Special Collections Reading Room.

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Administrative Information

Publication Information

UNC Asheville Special Collections and University Archives

Ramsey Library, CPO # 1500
One University Heights
Asheville, North Carolina, 28804-8504
828.251.6645
speccoll@unca.edu

Access

The collection is open for research.

Custodial History

The collection was donated by Thomas Rain Crowe in 2017.

Processing information.

The articles, poems, and reviews were processed and indexed by Renee Ambroso, with additional processing by Gene Hyde. Spring-Summer, 2017.

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Related Materials

Related Archival Materials

The bulk of Crowe's papers are housed at Duke University as the Thomas Rain Crowe Papers, 1965-2015, and includes more than 100 linear feet. (http://library.duke.edu/rubenstein/findingaids/crowetr/). Smaller, regionally housed collection of Crowe's material include those at Western Carolina University (http://wcu.lyrasistechnology.org/repositories/2/resources/250 ) and Furman University, Crowe's alma mater.

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Collection Inventory

Publications in regional newspapers and journals

Box 1: 1978-1997

Folder 1: 1978

"Drumming to the Full Moon (for Peter Blue Cloud)", The Western Slopes Connection, Nevada City, California, August 25-31, 1978, Vol. 3, Issue 24, p. 18. (Poem)

Folder 2: 1989

"Levitation", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, January 1989, Vol. 14, No. 4, p.33. (Poem)

"Isicathamiya Live: Ladysmith Black Mambazo In Asheville", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, February 1989, p. 24-25. (Article)

"Transforming Nature's Mutations: The Turned Wood Sculpture of Stoney Lamar", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, April 1989, p. 22-23. (Article)

"The Musical Ecology of Eugene Friesen", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, May 1989, p. 24-26. (Interview of Eugene Friesen)

"Wilderness: The Lost Writings of Jim Morrison, Volume I", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, May 1989, p. 27. (Review)

"Cosmic Vibrations: The Drepung Loseling Monks in Asheville", The Arts Review, Asheville, NC, June 1989, p. 15-16. (Review)

"Filling Up The Empty Places: Laurie Anderson at Spoleto", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, July 1989, p. 4-5. (Review)

"Rocks in the Stream: A Conversation with Jim Wayne Miller", The Arts Review, Asheville, NC, August 1989, Vol. 14, No. 11, p. 10-13. (Interview with Jim Wayne Miller)

"Writing and Working in the Web of Life: Thomas Rain Crowe Interviews Marilou Awiakta", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, September 1989, Vol. 14, No. 12, p. 22-25. (Interview with Marilous Awiakta

"On Common Ground, The Paul Winter Consort in Asheville", The Arts Journal, Asheville NC, November 1989, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 24-25. (Review)

"Ruth Zaporah at University of S. C.", The Arts Review, Asheville, NC, November 1989, Vol. 15, No. 2, p. 26-27. (Review).

"Tripmaster Monkey: His Fake Book", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, December 1989, p. 22. (Review)

Folder 3: 1990-1991

"Autumn Sonata: Selected Poems of George Trakl", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, February, 1990, p. 20-21. (Review)

"Aspects of the Feminine: Imaginative Text Carries Ann Dunn's "Goddesses" at UNCA", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, April, 1990, Vol. 15, No. 7, p. 14-15. (Review)

"Living the Imaginative Life, An Interview with Richard Lewis", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, March, 1990, p. 13-17. (Interview with Richard Lewis)

"The Numinous Quality of Things & The Survival of the Planet, A Conversation with Thomas Berry", The Arts Journal, Asheville, NC, May, 1990, Vol. 15, No. 8, p. 6-9. (Interview with Thomas Berry)

Short bio and announcement of appearance on June 30th, 1991 for wokshop on "Drumming, Music Making, Native American activities, Poetry and Ritual". Eco Logic, Oxford, Michigan. Summer, 1991, Vol. 6. (Public Appearance)

"In Permanence" Eco Logic, Oxford, Michigan, Fall 1991, Vol. 7, p. 4. (Poem)

"Flowing Home", by Lois B. Robbins, Eco Logic, Oxford, Michigan, Fall 1991, Vol. 7,p. 1, 13-15. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe)

Folder 4: 1992-1993

"Snowbird Cherokees: People of Persistence", Green Line, Asheville, NC, February 1992, Vol. V, No. 5, p. B7. (Book Review)

"Thicker than blood: Cherokee Community in Controversy", Green Line, Asheville, NC, March 1992, Vol. V, No. 6, p. 4. (Article)

"No Absence of Moon, A Day in Asheville with Andrei Codrescu", Green Line, Asheville, NC, May 1992, Vol. V, No. 8, p. 24. (Article)

"Showstoppers From Spoleto '92", Green Line, Asheville, NC, July 1992, Vol. 5, No. 10, p. Z3. (Review of Spoleto USA Festival 1992)

"Driftings, Philippe Genty and the Marionette Theatre", Thomas Rain Crowe and Natalie Scull, Green Line, Asheville, NC, August 1992, Vol. 5, No. 11, p. Z4. (Review of "Driftings" performance)

"The Homecoming", Malaprop's, Asheville, NC, Fall 1992. (Reflection by Crowe)

"Remembering Wales", Malaprop's, Asheville, NC, Fall 1992. (Poem)

"Two for October", Green Line, Asheville, NC, October 1992, Vol.6, No. 12, p. Z6. (Book Review)

"Dance's grassroots theater shines", Green Line, Asheville, NC, December 1992, Vol. 6, No. 3. (Review)

"Somalia", Out n' About, Asheville, NC, January 15-29, 1993, Vol. 6, No. 19, p. 3. (Poem)

"Turning Darkness Into Light, How the human spirit is transfigured int he face of disaster.", Point, Columbia, SC, April, 1993, p. 12. (Article)

"Local Poet, Crowe, Is Honored For His Two Works", The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, May 27, 1993, p. 1B. (Article about Crowe)

"A poet's good month, Thomas Rain Crowe fulfills literary dreams", by Nina L. Anderson, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, June 2, 1993, p. 3. (Article about Crowe)

"Dylan", Point, Columbia, SC, June 1993, p. 9. (Article)

"Dunn's Orpheus is real treat for the senses", Out 'n About, Asheville, NC, June 18-July 2, 1993. (Review of Ann Dunn's "Orpheus in Asheville")

"Inspirational Poet" by Roger Williams, Carmarthen Journal, Wales, July 1993. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

Bio and review of "The Age is Dying", and announcement of reading from "Night Sun" on August 20, 1993. Malaprops, Asheville, NC, Summer 1993. (Public Appearance)

"Dylan's boathouse inspires visiting American writer", Author unknown, Western Telegraph, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, July 28, 1993, p. 19. (Article about Crowe)

"Poet who begins at the beginning", Author Unknown, Carmarthen Journal, Wales, July 14, 1993, p. 7. (Article about Crowe)

"If Raven Were Rook", Western Telegraph, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, July 21, 1993, p. 12. (Poem)

"A Poet's Pilgrimage to Wales", Point, Columbia, SC, August 1993, Vol. 3, No. 46, p. 8, 18. (Article)

"Crowe to read at City Lights Bookstore", by Shelley Ellers, Western Carolinian, Cullowhee, NC, October 7, 1993, p. 3. (Article about Crowe, announcement of public reading on October 8th, 1993)

"Night Sun: moon and muse", by Laura Hope-Gill, Green Line, Asheville, NC, November 1993, Vol. 7, No. 2, p. Z1. (Article about Crowe, review of "Night Sun")

"Saving face, Olencki at the green door", Green Line, Asheville, NC, December 1993, Vol. 7, No. 3, p. Z2. (Review of exhibit by Mark Olencki)

"Dance's grassroots theater shines", Green Line, Asheville, NC, December 1992, p. Z4. (Review of play "Only the Dance" by Christine Lassiter)

Folder 5:1994-1995

"There are no snakes in Ireland", Nexus Journal of Literature and Art, 1994, p. 51-55. (Article)

"Stranger Music", Green Line, Asheville, NC, February 1994, Vol. VII, No. 5, p. Z12. (Review of Leonard Cohen collection "Stranger Music")

"Picaza & Crowe", Vision, Asheville, NC, February 25, 1994. (Announcement of performance with Lucia Picaza on February 27, 1994)

"Scheduling Begins for "All Together Now"", Author unknown, Catch the Spirit of Appalachia, Inc. Newsletter, February 1994, Vol. 2, No. 2. (Announcement of performance of Thomas Rain Crowe poetry to the music of Nan Watkins as part of multicultural show "All Together Now")

"Spoleto", Point, Columbia, SC, May 1994, Vol. 5, No. 55, p. 14, 19. (Review of Spoleto USA Festival)

"Watkins, Crowe To Be Part Of Special Asheville Event", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, May 12, 1994, p. 1C. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe performance with Nan Watkins)

"Social Commentary by Williams", Unknown author, Western Carolinian, July 14, 1994, p. 7. (Thomas Rain Crowe appearance at Expresso Poetry Reading mentioned)

"New Record Label Debuts, A First For The County", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, August 4, 1994. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe's record label Fern Hill Records)

"Cowboy Poet Will Speak At City Lights Next Week", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, August 4, 1994, p. C1. (Announcement of reading by poet Philip James Daughtry, signed with Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Jackson County record label will concentrate on spoken word", Unknown author, Out 'n About, Asheville, NC, August 12-26, 1994, Vol. 8, No. 9. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe's record label Fern Hill Records)

"Rain Crow Opens Up A New Door For Spoken Word", by Dave Williams, Western Carolinian, NC, September 22, 1994, Vol. 60, Issue 6, p. 9. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Appalachian Authors Gather To Read Works", Unknown author, Western Carolinian, NC, September 22, 1994, Vol. 60, Issue 6, p. 12. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading with others at Western Carolina University on September 23, 1994)

"Watkins, Fern Hill Team Up With A New Release", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, October 27, 1994, p. C1. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe's record label Fern Hill Records release)

"New record label offers the music of spoken word", by Heather Rayburn, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, October 21, 1994, p. 3C. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe and his record label Fern Hill Records)

"Sweet & Sour Notes", Unknown author, Western Carolinian, NC, November 3, 1994, p. 10. (Short review of Richard Cambridge's "The Cigarette Papers", available from Thomas Rain Crowe's Fern Hill Records)

"Cigarette Papers" by Anne Wray, Malaprop's, Asheville, NC, Winter 1994. (Review of recording by Thomas Rain Crowe's Fern Hill Records)

"howls, raps, and roars: recordings from the san francisco poetry renaissance", Malaprop's, Asheville, NC, Summer 1994. (Review about "howls, raps, and roars" collection)

"Overpopulation", Point, Columbia, SC, April 1995, Vol. 6, Vol. 66, p. 16. (Article)

"Nan Watkins- The Laugharne Poems", Author unknown, Western Carolinian, NC, April 20, 1995, Vol. 60, Issue 25, p. 8. (Article about release by Thomas Rain Crowe's Fern Hill Records)

"Watkins Slated To Perform At City Lights Cafe", Author unknown, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, May 11, 1995, p. 9A. (Announcement of performance by Nan Watkins from release by Thomas Rain Crowe's Fern Hill Records)

"Out Of Memory", by Joe Napora, Small Press Review, Paradise, CA, June 1995, Vol. 27, No. 6, Issue 269, p. 1. (Review of "Against Information" by John Lane, published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Americans inspired in Dylan's village", Unknown author, Western Telegraph, High Wycombe, Buckinghamshire, June 28, 1995, p. 17. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe and Nan Watkins)

"The Return of Thomas the Rhymer", Point, Columbia, SC, August 1995, Vol. 6, No. 70, p. 15, 18. (Article)

"Tuckasegee Man Traces Roots Back To Scotland", by Lisa Majors-Duff, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, August 17, 1995, p. 1C, 5C. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"The Return of the New Native", Malaprop's, Asheville, NC, Fall 1995. (Article)

"No Snakes in Ireland", the invisible academy, Cullowhee, NC, September 19, 1995, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 3. (Article)

"There Are No Snakes in Ireland (after Eavan Boland)", the invisible academy, Cullowhee, NC, September 19, 1995, Vol. 1, Issue 1, p. 3. (Poem)

"Nomad Editor Has Choice Verses For Rain Crowe, Response to Mr. Crowe", by D. F. Sweazy, the invisible academy, Cullowhee, NC, October 19, 1995, Vol. 1, Issue 2, p. 3. (Poem in response to Thomas Rain Crowe's article "No Snakes in Ireland")

"Writers take it to the stage", by La'ren Colm, On Center, November 17, 1995, Vol. 12, Issue 4, p. 1, 7. (Article about Jesse Stuart Writers' Conference, November 11-12, 1995, at Ashland Community College, where Thomas Rain Crowe read, accompanied by Nan Watkins)

Folder 6:1996-1997

"Poet, musician and Indian activist to sign books and perform Saturday in Asheville", by Heather Rayburn, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, January 19, 1996, p. 8C. (Article about event produced by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Getting What You Give UP, A Life Story", Spirit in the Smokies, February 1996, p. 12. (Article)

"Asheville Poetry Review goes in search of New Celts", by Dale Neal, Asheville Citizen-Times, February 11, 1996, p. 2L. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"What You Give Up, A Life Story", Point, Columbia, SC, March 1996, Vol. 7, No. 76, p. 12. (Article)

"Is there an arts COMMUNITY in Asheville?", Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, May 15, 1996, Vol. 2, No. 40, p. 4. (Article)

"The Garden (for Nan)", Now & Then, East Tennessee State University, TN, Summer 1996, Vol. 13, No. 2, p. 24. (Poem)

Announcement of Meschach McLachlan reading at City Lights Bookstore on September 5, 1996, of "Seizures of the Sun", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press. Includes quote from Thomas Rain Crowe. The Cullowhee Kaleidoscope, Cullowhee, NC, August 1996, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 14.

"WCU Student Publishes First Book, Seizures of the Sun", by Earle Wheeler, The Western Carolinian, NC, August 29, 1996. (Article about publication by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press, quote from Thomas Rain Crowe)

"A Song of Devotion (after David)", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, Late Summer 1996, p. 12. (Poem)

"Poetry fan? You'll love 'Seizures of the Sun'", by Fred Chappel, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, September 22, 1996. (Review of Meschach McLachlan's book "Seizures of the Sun", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Young poet aims for horror, glory in his first book", by Heather Rayburn, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, September 27, 1996, p. D3. (Review of Meschach McLachlan's book "Seizures of the Sun", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Handling the bright weight", by Alice Fowey, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, September 25- October 2, 1996, p. 15. ((Review of Meschach McLachlan's book "Seizures of the Sun", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Songs to purify our ears", Point, Columbia, SC, October 1996, Vol. 7, No. 83, p. 11. (Book review of Gary Snyder's "Mountains and Rivers Without End")

"Mountains & Rivers Without End", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, Fall 1996, p.6-7. (Book review of Gary Snyder's "Mountains & Rivers Without End")

"The Blue Wall: Jewel of the Blue Ridge Escarpment Goes Up For Sale", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, Early Winter 1996, p. 3, 13. (Article)

"Rain Crowe and Watkins Perform at Blue Square", by Nathan Marshburn, The Western Carolinian, NC, January 30, 1997. (Review of Thomas Rain Crowe and Nan Watkins performance)

"Rockin' both sides of the boat", by Jake Bonanno, Out 'n About, Asheville, NC, March 7-21, 1997, p. 10. (Review of Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers)

"Swinging Hands in Every Direction", by J. Grasworth, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, July 9-15, 1997, p. 24-25. (Review of Danielle Truscott's "anthems of an uncut field", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Mountain poet finds new ground in Wales, Crowe launches new poems from Dylan Thomas' boathouse", by Dale Neal, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, July 13, 1997, p. F2. (Review of "The Laugharne Poems" by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Celtic Connection, Local poet Thomas Rain Crowe publishes The Laugharne Poems", by Kim MacQueen, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, August 20-26, 1997, Vol. 4, No. 3, p. 26-27. (Review of Thomas Rain Crowe's "The Laugharne Poems")

"The Celts Call It Out, New Native Press publishes Writing the Wind: A Celtic Resurgence", by Danielle Truscott, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, November 19-25, 1997, p. 22. (Review of "Writing the Wind: A Celtic Resurgence", edited by Thomas Rain Crowe and published by New Native Press)

"Tuckasegee poet to sign latest book Thursday at City Lights in Sylva", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, November 27, 1997, p. 1C,14C. (Bio and review of "Writing the Wind", announcement of reading on December 4, 1997, at City Lights bookstore)

"More Life than Language", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, November-December 1997, p. 14. (Book review of "Another Country: Journeying Toward the Cherokee Mountains" by Christopher Camuto)

"Clans of Many Nations: Selected Poems 1969-1994, by Peter Blue Cloud", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, Late Winter 1997, p. 5. (Book review of "Clans of Many Nations" by Peter Blue Cloud)

"Charles Lloyd, Sound Brahman", Marge Horace's Jazz News, San Diego, CA, Holiday 1997, Vol XIV, No. 94, p. 12-16. (Interview of Charles Lloyd by Thomas Rain Crowe)

Box 2: 1998-2003

Folder 1: 1998-1999

"Reclaiming Celtic poetry from twilight", by Kathryn Stripling Byer, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, January 25, 1998, p. F2. (Review of "Writing the Wind: A Celtic Resurgence", edited by Thomas Rain Crowe and published by New Native Press)

"Chronicling A Celtic Renaissance, An Interview with Thomas Rain Crowe", by Gwendal Denez, Houselights, January-February 1998, p. 10-11. (Interview of Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Cold Mountain: A Book and A Place", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, January- February 1998. (Article)

"Only The Dance Shall Move Asheville", Unknown author, Rapid River Literary Digest, Asheville, NC, April 1998, Vol. 1, No. 7, p. 18. (Article containing Thomas Rain Crowe quote)

"The Blue Wall, Update 1998, A Challenge to the People of the Southern Appalachians!", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, March-April 1998, p. 1, 6. (Article)

"Debuts: Joy Harjo", Marge Horace's Jazz News, San Diego, CA, March- April 1998, Vol. XIV, No. 95, p. 10. (Review of album "Letters from the End of the Twentieth Century" by Joy Harjo)

"Spell", W. P. Journal, March- April 1998, Issues 26 & 27, p. 5. (Poem)

"Les Enfants Terribles, An Interview with Philip Glass", by Thomas Rain Crowe and Nan Watkins, W. P. Journal, March- April 1998, p. 8-9. (Interview of Philip Glass)

"An Introduction to Thomas Rain Crowe", W. P. Journal, May- June 1998, Issues 28 & 29, p. 4. (Article)

"The Poem in Poetry", by Dianna Henning, W. P. Journal, May- June 1998, Issues 28 & 29, p. 13. (Review of "The Laugharne Poems" by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Burnt House To Paw Paw, Appalachian Notes", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, May- June 1998, p. 7. (Book Review)

"Living Stories of the Cherokee", Wild Mountain Times, July- August 1998, p. 7. (Book Review)

"Hafez", W. P. Journal, July- August 1998, p. 5. (Poem)

"Letter from the End of the Twentieth Century, Joy Harjo & Poetic Justice",W. P. Journal, July- August 1998, p. 11. (Review)

"Reclaiming Celtic Poetry from Twilight", by Kathryn Stripling Byer, W. P. Journal, July- August 1998, p. 12. (Review of "Writing The Wind", edited by Thomas Rain Crowe and published by New Native Press)

"Ecstasy Anyone?", by Gabriel Rosenstock, W. P. Journal, July- August 1998, P. 12-13. (Review of "In Wineseller's Street, Renderings of Hafez" by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Janisse Ray gives us a glimpse of a vanished South", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 10-16, 1999, p. 22. (Book Review of "Ecology of a Cracker Childhood" by Janisse Ray)

Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe publications under "Hat's Off" and also separately listed under "Books by Members" ("Laugharne Poems", "Writing the Wind: A Celtic Resurgence", and "In Wineseller's Street"), The Writers' Network News, Carrboro, NC, November- December 1998, Vol. 14, No. 3, p. 11, 14.

"The Irony Of Northern Ireland And The War With Words: A Conversation With Ciaran Carson", W. P. Journal, July- August 1998, p. 9, 16. (Interview of Ciaran Carson by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Searching for Roots & Renewal", Wild Mountain Times, Asheville, NC, November- December 1998, p. 9. (Book review of "The Appalachian Forest" by Chris Bolgiano)

"'Selected Poems' a fitting tribute to poet Wendell Berry", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 1-7, 1999, p. 18. (Book review)

"Frank Emilio Flynn's Cuban Jazz & Laurie Anderson Highlight, 1999 Spoleto Festival", by Nan Watkins and Thomas Rain Crowe, Marge Hofacre's Jazz News, San Diego, CA, Winter 1999, Vol. XV, No. 102, p. 8-9. (Review)

"Sathima Bea Benjamin 'Cape Town Love'", Marge Hofacre's Jazz News, San Diego, CA, Winter 1999, p. 44. (Review)

Folder 2: 2000

"Triple negatives: Losing a language", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 25- February 1, 2000, Vol. 1, No. 33, p. 9. (Article)

"The Great Work", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, January- February 2000, p. 3. (Book review of "Our Way Into the Future" by Thomas Berry)

"Sylva experiences a millennial makeover", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 23-29, 2000, p. 9. (Article)

"Finding space for WNC's 'New Natives'", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 15-21, 2000, p. 9. (Article)

"Berry creates a modern-day Book of Revelations", The Smoky Mountain News, March 29- April 4, 2000, p. 30. (Book review of "The Great Work" by Thomas Berry)

"Interviews With Icons, Flashing on the Sixties, Lisa Law", Rain Taxi, Minneapolis, MN, April 2000, p. 47. (Book review)

"WCU panel discusses 'Troubled Air' video", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 26- May 2, 2000, p. 4. (Article and review of a panel at Western Carolina University)

"Mountain writer savors language he once shunned", by Phil Hudgins, The Elberton Star & Examiner, Elberton, GA, May 2, 2000. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Finding big lessons in small places", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, May 3-9, 2000, p. 9. (Article)

"Modern-day Homesteaders", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, May 32- June 6, 2000, Vol. 2, No. 1, p. 1, 7, 35. (Article)

"Praise & Postmodernism in a Land of Form, A Celtic Resurgence, A Conversation With Welsh Writer Bobi Jones", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, May- June 2000, Vol. 20, No. 3, p. 3. (Interview of Bobi Jones by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Local writer's papers archived at Duke University", by Lynn Hotaling, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, June 22, 2000, p. 1C, 8C. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Personal enrichment series to begin", Author unknown, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, July 13, 2000, Vol. 75, No. 15, p. 10A. (Announcement of lecture by Thomas Rain Crowe on July 19, 2000, on 'Spirituality of the Sufic Poetic Tradition', part of weekly series at the Starlight Motel)

"Poet's papers, Duke University establishes the Thomas Rain Crowe Collection", by Rob Neufeld, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, August 6, 2000, p. B5. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Re-establishing a connection to the land", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 2-8, 2000, p. 9-10. (Article)

"Southern Writers Series Starts Aug. 15", Author unknown, Tryon Daily Bulletin, Tryon, NC, August 11, 2000, p. 50. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading at Isothermal Community College on August 15, 2000, and bio)

"Bolgiano lends environmental activism to history of forest", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 16- 22, 2000, p. 35. (Book review of "The Appalachian Forest" by Chris Bolgiano)

"Duke preserves the prose of Thomas Crowe", by Michael Beadle, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 30- September 5, 2000, p. 28 (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Crowe's writing full of stark images and insightful thoughts", by Michael Beadle, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 30- September 5, 2000, p. 28, 30. (Book review of "The Personified Street" by Thomas Rain Crowe")

"Persian poet translated, put to music by Crowe", by Michael Beadle, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 18- 24, 2000, p. 19. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Camuto's 'Another Country' illuminates Cherokee myths, legends", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 18- 24, 2000, p. 30-31. (Book review)

"Crowe uniquely blends poetry, music", by Carol Mallett, Publication unknown, November 17, 2000, p. F14. (Review of CD "The Perfect Work" by Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers)

"Boatrockers Do It Deeper, Local band marries spoken word with haunting music", by Allison Frank, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, November 15- 21, 2000, Vol. 7, No. 15, p. 38. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe and Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers)

"Remembrance of past days spent wild", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 15- 21, 2000, p. 14. (Article)

"Christmas parade may have been best ever", The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, November 30, 2000, Vol. 75, No. 35, p. 4A. (Mention of Thomas Rain Crowe)

"The Irony of Northern Ireland & the War With Words, A Conversation With Ciaran Carson", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, November- December 2000, Vol. 20, No. 6, p. 7. (Interview by Thomas Rain Crowe)

Folder 3: 2001

"The Are No Snakes In Ireland", drift, Spartanburg, SC, January 2001, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 3. (Article)

"'Ecology of a Cracker Childhood'", drift, Spartanburg, SC, January 2001, Vol. 1, No. 2, p. 19. (Book review)

"Peace spreads. . .one epiphany at a time", by Lewis Garnett, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 27- January 9, 2001, p. 9. (Mention of Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Hawk Littlejohn embraced the old ways in the modern world", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 17-23, Vol. 2, No. 33, 2001, p. 6-7. (Article)

"Searching for peace amidst a war zone", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 24-30, 2001, Vol. 2, No. 34, p. 11. (Article)

"At what price Eden?", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 28- March 6, 2001, Vol. 2, No. 39, p. 9-10.

"The struggle to retain the older, slower ways", The Smoky Mountain News, March 21-27, 2001, Vol. 2, No. 42, p. 11-12. (Article)

"A Memoir of Mountain Language", Asheville Citizen-Times' Voices of the Mountains, Asheville, NC, March- April 2001, p. 8-9. (Article)

"A Beatnik Wanders Into Appalachia And Learns The Language Of Earth And Sky", Asheville Citizen-Times' Voices of the Mountains, Asheville, NC, March- April 2001, p. 9. (Poem)

"In Praise Of A Poet Bob Dylan", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, May 9-15, 2001, p. 14, 21. (Article)

"Bringing a Lost Language to Life", drift, Spartanburg, SC, May 2001, Vol. 1, No. 3, p. 5 (Article)

"A Beatnik Wanders Into Appalachia And Learns The Language of The Earth And Sky", drift, Spartanburg, SC, May 2001, Vol. 1, No. 3, p. 28. (Poem)

"Ain't got nothing against organic food, Tales from the Tailgate Market", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, July 25-31, p. 16-17. (Article)

"Organically grown produce offers a wholesome alternative to mass produced supermarket fare", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 1-7, 2001, Vol. 3, No. 9, p. 37. (Article)

"Buying local is easier than one might think, Tales From the Tailgate Market", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 15-21, 2001, Vol. 3, No. 11, p. 10-11. (Article)

"The market doubles as a midway, Tales from the Tailgate Market", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 29- September 4, 2001, Vol. 3, No. 13, p. 11. (Article)

"The yurt life", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 29- September 4, 2001, Vol. 3, No. 13, p. 36, 38. (Article)

"The market beauties get their due- as does the Guru of Garlic, Tales from the Tailgate Market", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, September 12-18, p. 14. (Article)

"How sweet it is, Tales from the Tailgate Market", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, September 26- October 2, 2001, p. 15. (Article)

"The Oomph of Quicksilver (Freacnairc Mhearcair)", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, September- October 2001, Vol. 21, No. 5, p. 19. (Book Review of "The Oomph of Quicksilver" by Michael Davitt)

Folder 4: 2002

"Insight by the beat of a poetic generation", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 26- January 8, 2002, Vol. 3, No. 30, p. 28-29.

"Walesa's global view neglects local economies", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 30- February 5, 2002, p. 10-12. (Article)

"The Death of a Fan", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 6-12, 2002, p. 12. (Article)

"Letter writer missed point of my Berry-Walesa essay", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 20-26, 2002, p. 14-15. (Response to reader printed under 'Letters')

"Julia 'Butterfly' Hill inspires enthusiastic WNC audience", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 6-12, 2002, p. 26-27. (Article)

"Author Series Preview: Thomas Rain Crowe", Author unknown, The Rotunda, Farmville, VA, March 31, 2002, Vol. 84, No. 19, p. 6. (Bio and announcement of reading at Longwood University on April 3, 2002)

"An introspective glance at the Beat generation", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 27- April 2, 2002, p. 30-31. (Article)

"Naturalist writers cut path to the future", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 24-30, 2002, Vol. 3, No. 36, p. 10-12. (Article)

"Poetry on the Peaks", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, May- June, 2002, Vol. 22, No. 3, p. 10. (Book review of "Poets on the Peaks" by John Sutter)

"EPA leader gets firsthand look at Great Smokies' haze", by Julie Ball, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, July 2, 2002, p. A1, A5. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Street party/rally celebrates the passage of the N.C. Clean Smokestacks Act", by Lisa Watters and Sean Potter, Mountain Xpress, Asheville, NC, July 10-16, 2002, p. 18. (Article mentions Thomas Rain Crowe)

"An emerging poet of the Belfast streets", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, July 24-30, 2002, p. 35-36. (Book review of "Stream of Tongues" by Gearoid Mac Lochlainn)

Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, August 30, 2002, p. F11. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers show at UNC Asheville)

"Nate Shull, MC's own poet", by Besan Omary, The Oak Leaves, September 27, 2002, Vol. 91, No. 2. (Article about Nate Shull, poet published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Manchester College Senior Launches Book Of Poetry", by Christa Kolster-Frye, The News-Journal, North Manchester, IN, October 2, 2002, p. 1A, 12A. (Article about Nate Shull, poet published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Anti-war protesters march in nation's capital", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 6-12, 2002, Vol. 4, No. 23, p. 12-13. (Article)

"Joyce, Thomas and Mayakovsky join forces in Jack Hirschman", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 27- December 3, 2002, p. 32-33. (Book review of "Front Lines" by Jack Hirschman)

"Weak Eros, by David Greenslade", Ninnau, Basking Ridge, NJ, December 1, 2002, Vol. 28, No. 2, p. 6. (Book review)

"Art", 5 AM., Spring Church, PA, 2002, Issue 16. (Poem)

Folder 5: 2003

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road Part I", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 25- January 7, 2003, p. 32-33. (Article)

"Reclaiming his own, Walkingstick claim of Cherokee National Forest land filed with U.S. Forest Service", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 15-21, Vol. 4, No. 32, p. 22-23. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 29- February 4, 2003, Vol. 4, No. 33, p. 20-21. (Article)

"Triple Negatives", Salamander, Weaverville, NC, February 2003. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 3: "Sun Time"", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 26- March 4, 2003, Vol. 4, No. 38, p. 26-27. (Article)

"A Beatnik Wanders Into Appalachia And Learns The Language Of The Earth And Sky", Salamander, Weaverville, NC, March 2003. (Poem)

"Front Lines, Selected Poems, Jack Hirschman", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, March- April 2003, Vol. 23, No. 2, p. 14. (Book review)

"Cardinal Sin", Salamander, Weaverville, NC, April 2003, p. 6-7. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 5: "The Pacifist and the Hunter"", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 30- May 6, 2003, Vol. 4, No. 47, p. 28-29. (Article)

"Speaking in Tongues, An Interview with Belfast Poet Gearoid Mac Lochlainn", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, May- June 2003, Vol. 23, No. 3, p. 10-12. (Interview by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Hunting From Home, A Year Afield in the Blue Ridge Mountains, Christopher Camuto", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, July- August 2003, Vol. 23, No. 4, p. 17. (Book review)

"Crowe, Pressley take titles in match-play golf tourney", Author unknown, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, September 18, 2003, p. 2B-3B. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

Box 3: 2004- Present

Folder 1: 2004

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 14: Gathering Wood", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 4-10, 2004, Vol. 5, No. 36, p. 18-19. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 16: A Winter Walk", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 7-13, 2004, Vol. 5, No. 45, p. 22-23. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 20: Bees", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, September 8-14, 2004, Vol. 6, No. 15, p. 20-21. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 21: New Native Part I", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 6-12, 2004, Vol. 6, No. 19, p. 28-29. (Article)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the End of the Road, Chapter 21: New Native Part II", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 3-9, 2004, Vol. 6, No. 23, p. 28-29. (Article)

"Book fair to feature 50 regional authors", by Lynn Hotaling, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, November 11, 2004, Vol. 79, No. 33, p. 1A, 7A. (Mention of Thomas Rain Crowe reading as part of The Great Smoky Mountain Book Fair on November 20, 2004)

"The Beat lives on, Loval poets to celebrate predecessors' legacy", by Paul Clark, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, December 10, 2004, p. D1, D3. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe)

Folder 2: 2005

"Zoro's Field: Life at the end of the road, Chapter 24: When Legends Die", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 12-18, 2005, Vol. 6, No. 33, p. 18-19. (Article)

"Voices of the Beat poets come to Black Mountain", Author unknown, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, "February 2-8, 2005, p. 18. (Article about readings by authors (including Thomas Rain Crowe) at Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center on February 11, 2005)

"The 'Beats' go on- Asheville writers and musicians celebrate the legendary poets who continue to inspire them", Rapid River Art Magazine, February 2005, Vol. 8, No. 6., p. 36. (Article about readings at Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center, including "Master of Ceremonies" Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Ginsberg gets chance to shine at latest Beat event", by Paul Clark, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, February 11, 2005, p. D3. (Article about readings at Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center, including Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Zoro's Field: Life at the end of the road, Chapter 25: Afterword", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 16-22, 2005, Vol. 6, No. 38, p. 19-21. (Article)

"Life before Zoro's Field", by Becky Johnson, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 16-22, 2005, Vol. 6, No. 38, p. 18. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Asheville Poetry Review celebrates 10th anniversary", by Rob Neufeld, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, February 20, 2005, p. B6. (Mention of Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Native Joy for Real, Joy Harjo", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, March- April 2005, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 25. (Book review)

"Pulsa, A Book of Books, Richard Cambridge", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, March- April 2005, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 25. (Book review)

"10,000 Dawns, Love Poems of Yvan & Claire Goll, With Eight Drawings by Marc Chagall, Translated by Thomas Rain Crowe & Nan Watkins", by Robert Baldwin, The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, March- April 2005, Vol. 25, No. 2, p. 24. (Review of poetry collection translated by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Lighthouse", Voice of the Foothills, Morganton, NC, April 13, 2005, Vol. 5, No. 1, p. 20. (Poem)

"Translating Love", Author unknown, The Mountaineer, Waynesville, NC, April 2005. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe translation of "10,000 Dawns, Love poems of Yvan & Claire Goll")

"Philip Lamantia: Shaman of the Surreal", Voice of the Foothills, Morganton, NC, May 25, 2005, p. 20. (Article)

"Philip Lamantia: Shaman of the Surreal, Continued: Part 2", Voice of the Foothills, Morganton, NC, June 1, 2005. (Article)

"Philip Lamantia: Shaman of the Surreal, Conclusion", Voice of the Foothills, Morganton, NC, June 8, 2005, p. 20. (Article)

"Lives set to a wilder rhythm", by Thomas Curwen, Los Angeles Times, Los Angeles, CA, May 31, 2005, p. F1, F5. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe and David Petersen)

"Crowe to speak at Cashiers library", Author unknown, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, June 2, 2005, p. 4C. (Bio and announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading at Alber Carlton-Cashiers Community Library on June 9, 2005)

"Poetry reading to honor Creeley, other local Beat-era writers", by Paul Clark, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, June 10, 2005, p. D1. (Article about readings at Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center on June 10, 2005, including Thomas Rain Crowe)

Announcement of book signing by Thomas Rain Crowe at Cyrano's Bookshop on July 2, 2005. The Highlander, Highlands, NC, July 1, 2005, p. 1C.

"Edges & Rivers: Crossing the Country, Word by Word", by Ron Steffens, The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, July- August 2005, Vol. 25, No. 4, p. 3. (Article & book review including "Zoro's Field, My Life in the Appalachian Woods" by Thomas Rain Crowe)

"The Idiot's Wind", Voice of the Foothills, Morganton, NC, August 17, 2005, Vol. 5, No. 15, p. 15. (Poem and announcement of reading at Air Aid on August 26, 2005)

"Crowe takes his literary journey to Walden Pond", Author unknown, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 12-18, 2005, p. 39. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe's "Zoro's Field: My Life in the Appalachian Woods", and announcement of reading at Thoreau's Walden Pond in Concord, Mass.)

"Regional authors to raise funds for library at Nov. 19 book fair", by Lynn Hotaling, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, November 10, 2005, p. 1A, 7A. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading at Great Smoky Mountains Book Fair on November 19, 2005)

"Writers will come together for Appalachian Authors Fair at Carson House in Marion", by Robert Wyatt, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, November 23, 2005, p. B2. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading as part of Appalachian Authors Fair on December 3, 2005)

"What next?", The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, December 1, 2005, p. 5A. (Letter printed in 'Letters to the Editor' section)

"Authors converge on Carson House for big event", by Mike Conley, The McDowell News, Marion, NC, December 2, 2005, p. 3A. (Thomas Rain Crowe reading mentioned and short bio as part of Appalachian Authors Fair)

"City Lights welcomes Boston poet", Author unknown, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 14-20, 2005, p. 27. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe about Richard Cambridge)

"Award-winning poet to read at City Lights", Author unknown, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, December 15, 2005, p. 2C. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe about Richard Cambridge)

"The Beat still resonates, Reading of Ginsberg's 'Howl' testifies to poet's staying power", by Paul Clark, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, December 16, 2005, p. D1, D7. (Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe participating in reading of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" at Black Mountain College Museum and Arts Center)

"50th anniversary marks Ginsberg's contribution to the beat era", by Jeff Davis, Rapid River Art Magazine, Asheville, NC, December 2005, Vol. 9, No. 4, p. 24-25. (Article about reading of Allen Ginsberg's "Howl" by various authors including Thomas Rain Crowe, at Black Mountain College Museum and Art Center on December 16, 2005)

"In Asheville, give your friends as gifts", by Marcianne Miller, Rapid River Art Magazine, Asheville, NC, December 2005, Vol. 9, No. 4, pg. 34. (Article includes short bio and review of Thomas Rain Crowe's "Zoro's Field")

Folder 3: 2006

"Tuckasegee author to tour France with new book", Author unknown, Crossroads Chronicle, Cashiers, NC, January 4, 2006, p. 15A. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe's book "The Baby Beat Generation & The 2nd San Francisco Renaissance" and book tour of France beginning January 14, 2006)

"King Kong as a metaphor for today", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 18-24, 2006, p. 14. (Published in 'Letters to the Editor')

"Crowe goes to France with Baby Beat Torch", by Jeff Davis, Rapid River Art Magazine, Asheville, NC, February 2006, Vol. 9, No. 6, p. 28. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"New gold rush going on for mountain land", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 22-28, 2006, p. 14-15. (Printed as Letter to the Editor)

"Delving into French-American relationships", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 22-28, 2006, Vol. 7, No. 43, p. 14-15. (Article)

"La Beat En Heritage", by Laurent Allen-Caron, Tetu, France, April 2006. (French article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"The past, present and future on Alarka", by Dawn Gilchrist-Young, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, May 3-9, 2006, p. 16. (Quote from Thomas Rain Crowe)

Announcement under "Literary Calendar" of Thomas Rain Crowe talk "Living Off the Grid: My Life in the Appalachian Woods" at UNC Asheville's Reuter Center on May 12, 2006. Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, May 7, 2006, p. G2.

"It takes a universe, An interview with Thomas Berry", by John Lane and Thomas Rain Crowe, Appalachian Voice, Boone, NC, Early Winter, 2006, p. 16-18 (Interview with Thomas Berry)

"Using development to save mountain farms", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 25-31, 2006, p. 18-19. (Article)

"'Words' of Thomas Rain Crowe", edited by Jeff Davis, Rapid Rivers Arts & Culture Magazine, Asheville, NC, November 2006, Vol. 10, No. 3, p. 18. (Poems: "Learning Latin", "Modern", "Middle Class", "The Calligraphy of Fire")

"Words of warning, words of wisdom", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 28- January 3, 2006, Vol. 7, No. 31, p. 14-15. (Article)

Folder 4: 2007-2008

"Officials get earful at subdivision moratorium hearing", by Justin Goble, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC, March 1, 2007, Vol. 81, No. 49, p. 1A, 6A-7A, 11A. (Article includes picture and mention of Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Now I stay me up to write (review of Radiogenesis)", by Rob Neufeld, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, September 28, 2007. (Online blog post, book review of Thomas Rain Crowe's book "Radiogenesis")

"Book Gifts for the Holidays and All Year Long", by Marcianne Miller, Rapid River Arts & Culture Magazine, Asheville, NC, December 2007, Vol. 11, No. 4, p. 18. (Book reviews of Thomas Rain Crowe's "Zoro's Field", "A House of Girls", includes poem "After a Quarrel" from "Radiogenesis")

""The Book of Rocks" by Thomas Rain Crowe, A Review", by Philip Daughtry, Unknown publisher, January 2008. (Review)

"Straight from the horse's mouth", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 30- May 6, 2008, Vol. 9, No. 48, p. 33. (Book review of "Writings for a Democratic Society: The Tom Hayden Reader" by Thom Hayden)

"Turn the Radio On! A Conversation with Thomas Rain Crowe", by Jeff Biggers, The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, July- August 2008, Vol. 28, No. 4, p. 13, 18. (Bio and interview)

"Wanton mountain development is clearly immoral", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 27- September 2, 2008, p. 17. (Article)

"Tons of tales from Tuckasegee, Thomas Rain Crowe is powerful author, poet, musician, community steward", by Kelly Donaldson, Crossroads Chronicle, Cashiers, NC, December 3, 2008, p. 1B, 6B. (Bio, book reviews and anthology of titles by Thomas Rain Crowe)

Folder 5: 2009-2011

"From Here, Authors Frazier, Rash and Caldwell spotlight Haywood County", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 14-20, 2009, Vol. 10, No. 33, p. 17-19. (Article and book reviews)

"Perhaps the real terrorists are here among us", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, June 23-29, 2010, p. 13-14. (Article)

"The Orange Spotlight, Thomas Rain Crowe "The Brucciano Poems", Author unknown, Orange Alert Press, Charles, IL, May 17, 2010. (Online blog review)

"Small is not only beautiful, but necessary", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, July 21-27, 2010, p. 19. (Book review of "Earth: Making a Life on a Tough New Planet" by Bill McKibben)

"Earth, Making a Life on a Tough New Planet, Bill McKibben", The Bloomsbury Review, Denver, CO, Summer 2010, Vol. 30, No. 2, p. 9-10. (Book review)

"Take this book outside" by Don Hendershot, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, February 2-8, 2011, p. 23. (Book review of Thomas Rain Crowe's "Crack Light")

"Thomas Rain Crowe's Poetry: The Soul of Appalachia", by Ted Olson, Rapid River Arts & Culture Magazine, Asheville, NC, March 2011, Vol. 14, No. 7, p. 26-27. (Book review of "Crack Light")

"Bard of the Blue Ridge", Author unknown, Blue Ridge Outdoors Magazine, Charlottesville, Virginia, March 2011, p. 33. (Short bio and review of "Crack Light")

Folder 6: 2012- 2016

"Watch out! Bigfoot sighted in WNC", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, June 13-19, 2012, Vol. 14, No. 2, p. 29. (Book review of "Bigfoot War" by Eric S. Brown)

"A new writer launches a promising literary career", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 5-11, 2012, p. 19. (Book review of "A Land More Kind Than Home" by Wiley Cash)

"Getting the 'word' out", by Garret K. Woodward, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 6-12, 2013, Vol. 14, No. 40, p. 20. (Article about Thomas Rain Crowe)

"Lorca, Neruda and the beautiful game", by Ted Olson, The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, March 13-19, 2013, p. 25. (Book review of "Beautiful", poems by Federico Garcia Lorca and Pablo Neruda translated by Caleb Beissert, published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press)

"Painted Horses is one for the ages", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, January 21-27, 2015, Vol. 16, No. 34, p. 33. (Book review of "Painted Horses" by Malcolm Brooks)

"Fate and fortune sing in new novel", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 15-21, 2015, p. 36. (Book review of "Fate Moreland's Widow" by John Lane)

"Harper Lee's 'Watchman' hits the mark", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, July 29- August 4, 2015, Vol. 17, No. 9, p. 33. (Book Review)

"Let's go surfin' now. . .", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, October 21-27, 2015, p. 46. (Book review of "Barbarian Days: A Surfing Life" by William Finnegan)

"Rash's poetic prose infuses new novel", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, November 18-24, 2015, Vol. 17, No. 25, p. 38. (Book review of "Above the Waterfall" by Ron Rash)

"Courage, greed and political intrigue in Peru", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, December 23-29, 2015, Vol. 17, No. 30, p. 30. (Book review of "Gold Eaters" by Ronald Wright)

"Chaos erupting into beauty", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, April 13-19, 2016, p. 38. (Book review of "Oil and Marble" by Stephanie Storey)

"Getting what you give up", The Smoky Mountain News, Waynesville, NC, August 3-9, 2016, Vol. 18, No. 10, p. 38. (Bo0ok review of "Half-Earth: Our Planet's Fight for Life" by Edward O. Wilson)

Folder 7: Undated publications, Missing Information, Misc.

"Somalia", Split City. (Poem)

Announcement of Thomas Rain Crowe reading of "Night Sun", Malaprop's.

"news from The Poet's Corner", author unknown, Malaprop's. (Stanza from Thomas Rain Crowe's poem "The Age is Dying" and review)

Announcement of Great Smoky Mountains Book Fair with Thomas Rain Crowe as a participating author.

"Pinning Ceremony Ends Training For Hospice", Unknown author, The Sylva Herald, Sylva, NC. (Thomas Rain Crowe appears in picture with others)

Announcement of Appalachian Writers Association 1997 Contest Winners, Meschach McLachlan wins 1997 Book of the Year for "Seizures of the Sun", published by Thomas Rain Crowe's New Native Press

"A Review of 'The Brucciano Poems' by Thomas Rain Crowe" by Spencer Dew.

"Rain Crowe Is Poet Certain To Survive", by Ruth Moose.

"Trilogy Published", Author unknown, Asheville Citizen-Times, Asheville, NC, p. 6L. (Picture and caption announcing publication of "Night Sun" by Thomas Rain Crowe)

Folder 8: Miscellaneous materials (publicity flyers, duplicates, etc.)

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Articles and poems in literary journals, broadsides, and chapbooks

Box 4: Chapbooks, broadsides, and poetry in literary journals

Folder 1: Broadsides and Chapbooks

You Must Go Home Again. New Native Press, 1990

Overpopulation. New Native Press, 1994.

Overpopulation: poem for voice & electric band (for Lawrence Ferlinghetti). New Native Press, 2001.

I Wash Your Dishes America. New Native Press, 2001.

Peace Will Come, New Native Press. 2002.

Achtung! A Cautionary Poem. New Native Press, 2003.

The Idiot's Wind - a long haiku for Steve Earle (Air Aid 2005). New Native Press, 2005.

The Bucciano Poems. Sunnyoutside, 2010.

Honor Woodard. May It Continue. nd.

Too Many People: An Eco-Tale for Children. New Native Press, 2016.

Folder 2: Literary Journals 1980s

"Fall From Graçe," The Sun, Issue 98, January 1984. p. 36 (poem)

"You Must Go Home Again," Quality Living, Vol. 3, No. 3, October 1989. p. 10-11. (article)

"Learning to Dance" and "Laws that Run Through the Flow," Art Matters: A Nevada County Arts Council Monthly. Vol. 2, No. 5, May 1984. p. 13 (2 poems)

Folder 3: 1990

"The Calligraphy of Fire," Nexus, Vol. 25, No. 2. Winter 1990. (no page numbers) (poem)

"Reweaving the Future: An Interview with Marylou Awiakta," Appalachian Journal, Vol. 18, No. 1, Fall 1990. pp 40-55. (Crowe is interviewer)

Folder 4: 1991

"A Season's Pilgrimage Toward a New Dawn" and "Long Lines (for Sam Gray)," Cold-Drill, 1991, pp. 124-25. (poem)

Folder 5: 1994

"Water from the Moon," "What is Woven," and "The Sacred," Nexus, Vol. 29, no. 2/3, Winter/Spring 1994, pp. 24-26. (Poems)

"Cardinal Sin," The Journal, Vol. 106, Spring 1994, pp. 11-17. (Essay).

Hafiz "#142 and #49," "Versions by Thomas Rain Crowe," Nexus, Vol. 30, Fall 1994, pp. 22-23. (Translation and introduction to two poems by Hafiz).

Folder 6: 1995

"Learning to Dance," The Journal, Vol. 107, Spring 1995, pp. 49-55. (Essay)

"When the Music's Over: a review of Rimbaud and Jim Morrison: The Rebel as Poet by Wallace Fowlie," Asheville Poetry Review, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 30-35. (Review. Crowe was also guest editor of this issue).

Box 5: Literary Journals

Folder 1: 1996

"Jet," The Journal, Vol. 108, Spring 1996, pp. 76-86. (Essay)

"The City of Is," Nexus, Vol. 32, Fall 1996, pp. 66-69. (Poem)

Folder 2: 1999

"Mood Swings," Fife Lines, No. 2, May 1999, p.21. (Poem)

Folder 3: 1997

"Translation" and "The Fox," Lines Review, No. 141, June 1997, pp 37-38. (Poems)

"Like Licking Her As If She Was The Waves," Nexus, Vol. 32, Spring 1997, p. 54. (Poem); "At Bixby Canyon Cabin," in Nexus: Allen Ginsburg Memorial Issue, Vol. 32, Spring 1997, p. 40. (Poem) These two poems are both in a combined issue of Nexus.

"Esplanade," Nexus, Vol. 32, Winter 1997, p. 76. (Poem)

Folder 4: 2000, 2002

"Lei" and "The Bedouin Cannonball," Milestone, Vol. 3, 2002. (Poems)

Review of "Interviews with Icons: Flashing on the Sixties" by Lisa Law, in Rain Taxi, Vol. 5, No. 1, Spring 2000, p. 47.

Review of "Ecology of a Cracker Childhood" by Janisse Ray, in Rain Taxi, Vol. 4, No. 4, Winter 1999/2000, p. 32.

"I Wash Your Dishes, America," Literature en Marche, 2002. pp. 20-23. (Poem in English and French)

Folder 5: 2003

"The New Naturalists," Virginia Libraries, Vol. 50, No. 1, January/February/March 2004, pp. 8-12. (Review essay)

"Dancing in the Piazza San Marco" and "The Blue Rose of Venice," Milestone, 2004, pp.19, 30.

Folder 6: 2005

"Hymn to Otero" and "Alien Teens," Milestone, 2005, pp. 21, 41. (Poems)

"Lei" and "The Bedouin Cannonball," Milestone, Vol. 3, 2002. (Poems)

Folder 7: 2006

"Water as archetype and sacred font," Heartstone, Vol 7, No. 1, Spring 2006, pp. 92-98. (Essay)

Folder 8: 2007

"Lady Day/Billie Holiday," in Red Line Blues 5 ("Lady Day"), 2007, pp. 13-14.

Folder 9: 2008

"The Saw-Mill Shack," Isotope, Vol. 6, No.2, Fall/Winter 2008, p. 41. (Poem)

Folder 10: 2010

"Chores," Fresh, Spring 2010, p. 25. (Poem)

Folder 11: 2011

"The Morning Woods," "Mingus Mill," "Conservation," "The Saw-Mill Shack," "Bees in the Buckwheat," in Voices from the American Land: Every Breath Sings Mountains, Vol 2, No. 3, 2011, pp. 20-25.

"Newgrange," The Broad River Review, Vol. 43, Spring 2011, p. 61. (Poem)

Folder 12: 2012

"Walking the Kephart Prong Trail" (poem) and "The New Naturalists" (essay), Fresh, Issue V, 2012. pp. 15-17.

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Media and Miscellaneous Materials

Box 6: Media and Miscellaneous Materials

Folder 1: Fern Hill Records (New Native Press) Audio/Video Recordings

1) Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers: "Live at Lipinski Hall," 2005 (DVD); 2) Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers: "The Thief of Words," 2011 (DVD); 3) Thomas Rain Crowe and the Boatrockers: "The Perfect Work: Poems of Hafiz," 1999 (Audio Cassette) (Omega Publications); 4) Nan Watkins, "The Laugharne Poems" (cassette case only, no cassette); 5) rEdlipsticK, read by Ted Pope, 2007 (audiobook on CD); Ken Wainio's Starf**k: A cybernovel, 1998 ("a book on computer disk compatible with IBM WordPerfect 5.0 - 3.5" floppy disk)

Folder 2: VHS Tapes 1) Thomas Rain Crowe & Nan Watkins: @ Naked City, 1997; 2) Thomas Rain Crowe & the Boatrockers - Soul Cafe, April 20, 2001; 3) Thomas Rain Crowe interview with Jim Wayne Miller, February 1989; 4) Methamora Dress Rehearsal, November 20, 1987.

Folder 3: Various catalogs & publicity materials for Crowe books

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New Native Press Publications

Box 7: New Native Press Publications

Celtic Blood: Selected Poems 1968-1994, by Philip Daughtry. 1995

Against Information, by John Lane. 1995

Seizures of the Sun, by Meschach McLachlan. 1996

anthems of an uncut field, by Danielle Truscott. 1997

I Am What's Around Me: Poems from Mexico, by Nate Shull. 2002

The Saint in the Cellar: The Selected Poems of Kusumagraj. Translated from Marathis by S. A. Virkar. 2003

Automatic Antiquity, by Ken Wainio. 2004

rEdlipsticK: an apocrypha, by Ted Pope. 2005

Poems from Snow Hill Road, by Brent Martin. 2007

Crossing Cowee Mountain, by Barbara R. Duncan. 2008

From the Middle Woods, by Neeli Cherkovski. 2011

A Conference of Birds, by Christopher Martin. 2012

Beautiful, by Frederico Garcia Lorca and Pablo Neruda. Translated from Spanish by Caleb Beissert. 2013

Vintage, by Lisa Essard. 2013

Seven Dreams, by Feliciano Sanchez Chan. Translated from Mayan by Jonathan Harrington. 2014

The Old Rob Poems, by John Lane. 2014

Birthmarks, by Dorothy Payne. 2015

Raking Leaves in a Hurricane, by Michael Revere. 2016

Folder: New Native Press Broadsides

Turas - Journey, by Michael Davitt. 2001

Canticle, from A Book of Books, by Richard Cambridge. 2004

Journey, by Michael Davitt. 2001

Noetic Issues on the Trail, by Jeff Davis. 2005

If, by Ted Pope. 2005

Folder: Thomas Rain Crowe biographical and bibliographical information, New Native Press catalog

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Books by Thomas Rain Crowe

Books by Thomas Rain Crowe (shelved in Special Collections Reading Room)

The Personified Street, Poems 1974-78. By Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 1993

Writing the Wind. A Celtic Resurgence: The New Celtic Poetry. Edited by Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 1997.

10,000 Dawns: Love Poems of Yvan & Claire Goll. Translated by Thomas Rain Crowe and Nan Watkins. White Pine Press, 2004

Crack Light: Poems by Thomas Rain Crowe. Wind Publications, 2011.

Radiogenesis: Poems by Thomas Rain Crowe. Main Street Rag Publishing, 2007.

The Blue Rose of Venice: Poems. By Thomas Rain Crowe. Mountains and Rivers Press, 2009

The Poems of a Lost Life, by Hugh-Alain Dal. Translated by Antoine Bargel and Thomas Rain Crowe. La main courante with New Native Press, 2009.

Recovering a Sense of the Sacred: Conversations with Thomas Berry. by Carolyn W. Toben, foreword by Thomas Rain Crowe. Timberlake Earth Sanctuary Press, 2012.

Postcards from Peru. By Thomas Rain Crowe. Sol Negro. 2013.

beatitude magazine & the 1970s San Francisco Renaissance -- a photo panegyric to the poets, pally, and place: A photographic History. Edited by Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 2014.

A Living Legacy: In Their Own Words - Some American Poets - (2015) Edited by Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 2015.

Learning to Dance: Selected Love Poems 1975-2015. By Thomas Rain Crowe. Fern Hill / New Native Press, 2015.

Firsts, A Young Man's Journey Into the World of Women. By Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 2015.

The Watcher: Like Sweet Bells Jangled (A Novel in Three Acts). By Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 2015.

Generations: A Centenary of American Poets (1919-2019). Edited by Thomas Rain Crowe. New Native Press, 2015.

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