Credits

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

FSUNow Stories

Friday, March 24, 2017

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature will host a two-day Celebration of Issue 36 featuring nine Kestrel writers on March 31 and April 1.

Events will be located in Jaynes Hall and the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the FSU campus and at the community coffeehouse, Joe ‘n Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

On Friday, March 31, three day-time events are free and open to the public:

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Tuesday, February 28, 2017

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State University presented two awards at the Midwinter Gathering for the Friends of the Folklife Center on Friday, Feb. 24.

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Monday, November 07, 2016

A series of events will honor Fairmont native and “Forgotten Hero” James Show Maddox.

“This is a really inspirational story of leadership and survival and is an account of a World War II incident involving a young U.S. Navy ensign who grew up on Pittsburgh Avenue in Fairmont,” said local historian M. Raymond Alvarez, who became fascinated by Maddox’s story and has written a 50-page local history publication titled “Forgotten Hero.”

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