Anthology of Appalachian Writers Photographic Art, Scarborough Library Exhibit, Scarborough Reading Room.
Screening of Film Appalachia: Power and Place, 7:00 p.m. Reynolds Hall—the event sponsored by the Shepherdstown Film Society and the discussion leader, History Professor Emeritus Dr. Jerry Thomas.
"A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers: A Carolina Muse" and The Anthology of Appalachian Writers and Photographers, 7:00 p.m., at the Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies—the event sponsored by the West Virginia Center for the Book; Reception and Book Signing at 8:00 p.m. in Scarborough Reading Room.
1) Visit with Martinsburg, Jefferson, and Berkeley Springs Students at Martinsburg High School, 9:00 a.m.; 2) Reading at Martinsburg Public Library and Reception, 10:30 a.m.; 3) Lunch with AHWIR Project Director and Friends; 4) "The Writing Life, with Ron Rash," Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, 7:00 p.m.—the writer discusses his work, the writing process, his journey toward authorship and publication.
1) Writers Master Class, 3:00-4:30 p.m. at Byrd Center; 2) Dinner at Yellow Brick Bank with Ron Rash and Fiction Competition Winners, 6:00 p.m.; 2) Scarborough Society Lecture and Awards Ceremony, 8:00 p.m.—Ron Rash will receive the Appalachian Heritage Writer's Award and present his keynote address at Erma Byrd Hall, followed by a reception and book signing. The WV Fiction Competition awards will also be presented by Ron Rash.
Friday, September 30, 2011: 1) Public Radio Interview, Inside Appalachia; Antietam Review Interview; 2) Appalachian Heritage Festival Concert Evening Reading of Award-Winning Work of Fiction, West Virginia Fiction Competition, at 16th Annual Appalachian Heritage Festival Concert.
Appalachian Heritage Festival at various venues through out Shepherdstown and evening Festival Concert; see Festival Website at.