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.
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
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.
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.
Interview with Inside Appalachia, WV Public Radio.
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.