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Elizabeth Catte

Elizabeth Catte is the author of the What You Are Getting Wrong about Appalachia, a critical look Hillbilly Elegy-fication of politics that uses radical history to challenge perceptions of the region as a hub of white, working-class woe. She also recently published, as coeditor, 55 Strong: Inside the West Virginia Teachers’ Strike. Catte’s work has been featured in or on many outlets, including All Things Considered, the Guardian, the Nation, the New Yorker, Bookforum, On the Media, Guernica, the Los Angeles Times, and the New York Review of Books.