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Volume 26, Number 4 — April 2019

New President of Appalachian Authors Guild

Jack Rose
Jack Rose

November 30, 2009

J. Russell "Jack" Rose of Bristol, Tenn., is the new president of the Appalachian Authors Guild & Associates board of directors.

He has a "day-job" as an agent with CSE Insurance in Abingdon, Va., and is the author of five self-published novels, including Murder in Pleasant Grove, Looking Down on the Moon, In Search of Himself, Marilee and Missing.

Rose was raised on a small farm in Tazewell County, Va. A graduate of Richlands High School, he earned a degree in Education from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, worked for the federal government, and served in the military.

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