W.Va. Fiction Competition Open For Submissions

Submissions for the West Virginia Fiction Competition are open until May 1. The statewide writing contest is held annually by the Shepherd University Center for Appalachian Studies and Communities.

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W.Va. Native Looks At Depression, Treatment In New Novel

Debut novelist William Brewer teaches creative writing at Stanford University, but his Morgantown roots have deeply influenced his writing, and even the main character of his new book — "The Red Arrow" — is also a West Virginia native.

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Novel ‘How Fire Runs’ Looks At White Supremacy In Appalachia

In a fictional story based in eastern Tennessee, author Charles Dodd White explores this issue in his new novel “How Fire Runs” which looks at what happens when a group of white supremacists come to town.

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West Virginia Author Mesha Maren Writes Noir Story Set in Greenbrier County

West Virginia author Mesha Maren’s debut novel “Sugar Run” is set in a fictional version of Greenbrier County. Maren is from Alderson and currently splits…

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