Wiley Cash

Wiley Cash2017 Appalachian Heritage Writer in Residence

Schedule of Events

April 1 through August 1

WV Fiction Competition, AHWIR Website and Teaching Tools, Anthology Process Begins, Interview, and Anthology Readings

September 1 – 30

Photography Exhibit Roger May’s Looking at Appalachia, Scarborough Library Reading Room, Reception September 26

Friday, September 22

5 p.m.
"Appalachian Communities at Risk: Drugs, Opioids, Families in Peril, with Dr. Chiquita Howard-Bostic," Robert C. Byrd Center
7 p.m.
Screening of Academy Award-Winning Film Norma Rae, in partnership with the Shepherdstown Film Society, Dr. Julia Sandy, Department of History, Reynolds Hall

Monday, September 25

5 p.m.
"The Appalachian Company Town, A Culture of Their Own: Mill and Coal Towns of the Mountains," Dr. Ben Bankhurst, Department of History, Robert C. Byrd Center
7 p.m.
"Stories from Appalachia with Adam Booth," Robert C. Byrd Center

Tuesday, September 26

7 p.m.
"A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers and Celtic Ayres" with Gretchen Moran Laskas, Poet Laureate Marc Harshman, and Composer Georgiann Toole and Shepherd Music Department: The Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Charles Frazier Volume IX," Robert C. Byrd Center, the event sponsored by the WV Center for the Book and Shepherd University Foundation
8 p.m.
Reception, Scarborough Library Reading Room

Wednesday, September 27

9:30 a.m.
Wiley Cash Presentation and Reading to Martinsburg, Jefferson County, and Berkeley Springs Students at Martinsburg High School
11 a.m.
Wiley Cash Reading at Martinsburg Public Library and Reception; Bavarian Inn Lunch with AHWIR Project Co-Directors and Friends
7 p.m.
"The Writing Life, with Wiley Cash," Robert C. Byrd Center
8 p.m.
Wiley Cash Book Signing and Reception, Byrd Atrium

Thursday, September 28

10 a.m.
Wiley Cash and WV Public Radio
Senior Moments Book Club with Wiley Cash
3-4:30 p.m.
Writers Master Class with Wiley Cash, Robert C. Byrd Center
6 p.m.
Fiction Competition Winners, Judges, and Wiley Cash at Domestic
8 p.m.
Scarborough Society Lecture and Awards Ceremony (Wiley Cash receives the Appalachian Heritage Writer’s Award and presents the Scarborough Keynote, at EOB auditorium, & WV Fiction Competition Awards are presented by Cash
9 p.m.
Reception and Book Signing in EOB Atrium

Friday, September 29

5 p.m.
A Conversation with Roger May, "Looking at Appalachia," Scarborough Reading Room and Photography Exhibit
7:30 p.m.
Square Dance at Town Run Brewing Company

Saturday, September 30

All Day
Appalachian Heritage Festival Events
8 p.m.
Showcase Concert, Frank Center Theater (call 304.876.5219 for tickets) For information about Shepherdstown, lodging, and visitors’ information, visit Shepherdstown Visitors Center website at www.shepherdstown.info.