Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum

A Conversation With Novelist Jayne Anne Phillips And Writing About A Lunatic Asylum, This West Virginia Morning

On this West Virginia Morning, Upshur County native and bestselling novelist Jayne Anne Phillips is the author of six books, including her latest Night Watch, a story which takes place at the Trans Allegheny Lunatic Asylum several years after the Civil War ended. Bill Lynch spoke with Phillips about writing novels and growing up near the asylum.

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