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2010 schedule of events

Sept. 10 - Oct. 3

Anthology of Appalachian Writers Photographic Art, Scarborough Library Exhibit, Scarborough Reading Room.

Monday, Sept. 27

Screening of In Country with Bruce Willis, 7:00 p.m., Reynolds Hall, sponsored by the Shepherdstown Film Society. Following the screening will be a discussion of the social and political issues addressed in the film: “Soldiers at War and Coming Home.”

Tuesday, Sept. 28

“Another Kentucky Muse and Readings from the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, Volume II,” 7:00 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies, Reception and book signing will follow in Scarborough Reading Room.

Wednesday, Sept. 29

Bobbie Ann Mason Visits with Martinsburg, Jefferson, Musselman, and Berkeley Springs High School students at Martinsburg High School, 9:00 a.m. in Martinsburg; “Mason Reading” at Martinsburg Public Library and Reception, 10:30 a.m. “Writers Master Class with Bobbie Ann Mason, 3:00-4:30 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies; "The Critic’s Corner, with Bobbie Ann Mason," 7:00 p.m., Robert C. Byrd Center for Legislative Studies.

Thursday, Sept. 30

Scarborough Society Lecture and Awards Ceremony, “In My Country: the Fictional World of Bobbie Ann Mason,” 8:00 p.m., Erma Byrd Hall. Bobbie Ann Mason will receive the Appalachian Heritage Writer's Award and present a reading from her work; the WV Fiction Competition Awards will be presented by Bobbie Ann Mason.

Friday, Oct. 1

Evening reading of award-winning work of fiction at The Appalachian Heritage Festival Concert, 8:00 p.m., Frank Theater.

Saturday, Oct 2

Appalachian Heritage Festival activities and demonstrations, events, and evening Festival Concert, 8:00 p.m., Frank Theater.

Bobbie Ann Mason's Website

BOBBIE ANN MASON'S PORTRAYAL OF MODERN WESTERN KENTUCKY" by Judy Aycock-Simpson,Tennessee State University @