Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence

A Conversation With 2023 Appalachian Heritage Writer-In-Residence Ann Pancake

Liz McCormick sat down with Pancake while she was in Shepherdstown to discuss what inspires her writing, what's next in her career and how Appalachia has evolved since she wrote "Strange as This Weather Has Been."

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Author Ann Pancake Discusses ‘Strange As This Weather Has Been’ And What’s Next, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, West Virginia author Ann Pancake is the 2023 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence at Shepherd University. We speak with her about her acclaimed novel Strange as This Weather Has Been – and what’s coming next in her career.

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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.

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Author Barbara Kingsolver Reflects On Appalachian Writing, Climate Change And Upcoming Novel

Kentucky author Barbara Kingsolver is the 2022 Appalachian Heritage Writer-in-Residence at Shepherd University. While Kingsolver’s fiction takes readers all over the world, she says her Appalachian roots inspire key themes and ideas in her stories. Liz McCormick sat down with Kingsolver to learn more.

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