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Appalachian Author Wins A Pulitzer On This West Virginia Morning


On this West Virginia Morning, Kentucky author Barbara Kingsolver won a 2023 Pulitzer Prize in Fiction for her newest novel Demon Copperhead. In light of this achievement, we are listening back to our interview with Kingsolver last fall, when she was recognized as the 2022 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence at Shepherd University. To listen to the extended version of this conversation, click/tap here.

Also, in this show, the Joint Standing Committee on the Judiciary discussed the potential uses, and concerns, of artificial intelligence technology during an interim meeting this week. Shepherd Snyder has more.

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Caroline MacGregor is our assistant news director and produced this episode.

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