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Speak Story Series to host Megan Hicks on June 11

ISSUED: 20 May 2019
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Speak Story Series, part of Shepherd University Appalachian Studies Program, will present Megan Hicks on Tuesday, June 11, at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Hicks will present “Boom!,” personal stories behind the “normal” picket fence. She will also tell a fairy tale or two. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for Speak season ticket holders, and free to Shepherd University students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences. Mature youth are allowed at their guardian’s discretion.

Her storytelling credits include the National Storytelling Festival, small rural venues, regional stages through North America, and international programs combining storytelling and origami presented in China, Latin America, Australia, and New Zealand. A sought-after workshop presenter and seminar leader for adults, Hicks has led workshops at Chautauqua, Florida, StoryCamp, the Northlands Storytelling Conference, Sharing the Fire, and the National Storytelling Conference.

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