Sponsors: West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University in collaboration with the West Virginia Library Commission, West Virginia Center for the Book, Center for the Book of the Library of Congress, and West Virginia Humanities Council

Project Director and Literary Researcher/Author:
Phyllis Wilson Moore

Editor: Judy P. Byers

Project Representative of WV Library Commission and WV Center for the Book: Jennifer A. Soule

Advisory Committee: Judy P. Byers, Mary Lucille DeBerry, Sharon Diaz, Ruel E. Foster (deceased), Phyllis Wilson Moore, Gordon Simmons, Barbara Smith, Jennifer A. Soule, Noel W. Tenney

Illustrator: Noel W. Tenney

Fairmont State Design Team: Tammy Holden and Robert Heffner, Jr.

Printer: Fairmont Printing Company, Fairmont, WV

Phyllis Wilson Moore, Project Director
scoutdil@aol.com

West Virginia Author Programs:
Programs related to the map's conception, design, and content are available. They can be tailored to the age group and interest level.

Photo disclaimer:
Most photographs on this site are original. All effort has been made to attribute proper photo credit. We will gladly assign photo credit or remove copyrighted images from the site if requested. If better author images are available we welcome submissions.

The Literary Map of West Virginia
© 2004 Fairmont State Press. Fairmont, WV

Contact Info

The Frank and Jane Gabor
West Virginia Folklife Center

on the campus of Fairmont State University
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-4403
wvfolklife@fairmontstate.edu


Pat Musick
Pat Musick
, Interim Director
Frank & Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center
(304) 333-3606
pmusick@fairmontstate.edu
 


 

FSUNow Stories

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art, the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 35.

Ten Kestrel contributors will be on campus to participate in a panel discussion, as well as give readings from their own work.

On Friday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 1:50 p.m. in Jaynes Hall 304, Dr. Elizabeth Savage will moderate a panel discussion on the topic, “Accessibility,” featuring visiting writers. Admission to the event is free and open to the public.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will officially open a new exhibition, “From Mountain Roots….” in its Ruth Ann Musick Gallery from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday, Sept. 9.

Admission to the opening reception and the exhibit is free and open to the public. The exhibition will be on view through mid-February 2017. For more information, call (304) 367-4403.

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Friday, August 26, 2016

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University will host “Film & Fiction Italian Family Style: An Afternoon of Italian Heritage” from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 18.

Diana Pishner Walker will read from her children’s books, and her sister Anna Pishner Harsh offer a premier screening of “La Danza-Bridging Time Through Dance,” an Italian dance documentary. Walker and Harsh’s paternal grandparents were from Caulonia, Italy, (Reggio Calabria), and their maternal grandparents were from San Giovani in Fiore, Provence of Cosenza, Italy.

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