Appalachian Author

 Sheldon Lee Compton lives in Eastern Kentucky. His work has appeared in numerous journals and been nominated for several awards, as well as anthologized on many occasions. Most notably, he is a past founder and editor of three literary journals. He is the author of THE SAME TERRIBLE STORM (Foxhead Books, 2012) 


Our Community

Sheldon Lee Compton is a writer within a group of independent artists ranging from musicians, poets, painters, and writers. From the mountains of Appalachia to the city streets of America, Compton sparks the reader's interest with vivid imagery, altruistic prose, and down-to-earth mountain honesty.


Jay Hill Promotions

Jayhillmusic is an independent artist promotion project. Focusing on musicians, authors, and artist throughout the Appalachain region. With 20+ years of experience, the goal is to promote a healthy vision of Appalachain people and their contributions.