Marie Manilla

Marie Manilla2021 Appalachian Heritage Writer in Residence

Schedule of Events

March 1 through August 1

AHWIR Marie Manilla selects winners of WV Fiction Competition, writes reviews for winners and finalists which appear in the anthology, participates in gathering resources, webpage construction, and an interview to be posted on the website and to go in the new anthology.

September 1-30

Photographic Art Exhibit, Images of Appalachia from the Anthology of Appalachian Writers Dorothy Allison Volume, Curator Mike Mendez, Scarborough Library. View the Scarborough Art Exhibit.

Friday, September 24

7 p.m.
Stories from West Virginia, with Shepherd University Storyteller in Residence Adam Booth, Byrd CHE and streamed live across the state at Shepherd University YouTube Channel.

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Saturday, September 25

Appalachian Heritage Festival Day-long Events, see PASS website for events online throughout the semester.

Monday, September 27

7 p.m.
"Mother Jones and Transformation through Suffering," with Karen Spears Zacharias, Bryd CHE and streamed live at Shepherd University YouTube Channel.

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Tuesday, September 28

7 p.m.
A Celebration of Appalachian Storytellers, Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Dorothy Allison Volume XIII, with WV Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and Friends, Byrd CHE and streamed live at Shepherd University YouTube Channel.

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Wednesday, September 29

9:30 a.m.
Marie Manilla Reading from The Patron Saint of Ugly and Q&A with public school students and libraries across the state.

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12:30 p.m.
Shepherdstown Library Nourishing Literacy Giving Circle, Bavarian Inn.
7 p.m.
The Writing Life, with Marie Manilla and Reception, Byrd CHE and streamed live at Shepherd University YouTube Channel.

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Thursday, September 30

8 a.m.
Marie Manilla Reading from The Patron Saint of Ugly and Q&A with public school students and libraries across the state.

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Noon
Lunch and book discussion with Senior Moment Book Club.
3 p.m.
Writers Master Class with Marie Manilla, Byrd CHE and Zoomed across the State, Invitation.

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7 p.m.
Scarborough Society Keynote with Marie Manilla and AHWIR Awards Ceremony and Reception, streamed live across the state, Byrd CHE and Shepherd University YouTube Channel.

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Friday, October 1

Interview with Inside Appalachia, WV Public Radio.
7 p.m.
Fried Green Tomatoes Screening and Film Discussion led by Dr. Benjamin Bankhurst, Shepherdstown Film Society, Life-Long Learners, and Shepherd Students, a story of redemption and forgiveness, Byrd CHE.

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November-December 2021

Construction of Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Manilla Volume XIV.