[From my website, www.slgardner.com, currently devoted to: ] Black Days, Black Dust, set in the northern West Virginia coalfields, is the first published memoir of an African American coal miner. Bob Armstead shared his fascinating life story with S. L. Gardner. Gardner is a former teacher and librarian who has written feature articles about coal camps for the Times West Virginia in Fairmont, West Virginia. Her article on the Armstead family appeared in the magazine Goldenseal.
Type of Writing
middle grade, articles, fiction, historical, NF: memoir, creative non-fiction, NF: autobiography, poetry, young adult, newspapers