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Speak Story Series to present Linda Gorham October 9

ISSUED: 13 September 2018
MEDIA CONTACT: Valerie Owens

SHEPHERDSTOWN, WV — Speak Story Series, part of Shepherd University’s Appalachian Studies Program, presents Linda Gorham on Tuesday, October 9, at 7:30 p.m. in Reynolds Hall. Admission is $12 at the door, with express entry for season ticket holders, and free to Shepherd students with a valid Rambler ID. Speak is for adult audiences. Mature youth are allowed at their guardian’s discretion.

For the past 25 years, Gorham has engaged audiences with a variety of styles, including notably twisted fairy tales and humorously heartfelt stories about family life.
Her performances are filled with surprising twists and unconventional humor.

Gorham was a 2016 featured teller at the Timpanogos Storytelling Festival in Orem, Utah, and at the Haunting in the Hills Festival in Tennessee. She was awarded the Distinguished National Service Award by the National Storytelling Network and the Linda Jenkins Brown Nia Award for Service from the National Association of Black Storytellers.

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