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 and Pierpont Community and Technical College
1201 Locust Avenue
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-4403
wvfolklife@fairmontstate.edu
wvfolklife@pierpont.edu

Dr. Judy P. Byers
Dr. Judy P. Byers
, Director Frank & Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center,
  Abelina Suarez Professor, Senior Level,
  English & Folklore Studies
Fairmont State University
(304) 367-4286
jbyers@fairmontstate.edu
jbyers@pierpont.edu


Mr. Noel W. Tenney, Folk Cultural Specialist
   Frank & Jane Gabor WV Folklife Center
   and Museum Studies Program Coordinator
   Pierpont Community & Technical College
(304) 367-3606 

ntenney@fairmontstate.edu
ntenney@pierpont.edu

FSUNow Stories

Monday, March 24, 2014

The Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center will host a special event in April honoring the work of acclaimed poet Maggie Anderson and the legacy of former West Virginia Poet Laureate Louise McNeill.

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Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Three West Virginia writers will read from their new books at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 5, at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on the Fairmont State University main campus. The writers include Michael W. Cox, Jessie Van Eerden and John Van Kirk.

A question-and-answer session and book signing will follow the reading. Admission is free and open to the public. The event is sponsored by sponsored by the Office of Student Affairs at Fairmont State University and the Department of Language and Literature.

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Friday, January 24, 2014

Playwright, author and screenwriter Tom DeTitta has been named the 2014 Artist-in-Residence for Fairmont State University. With a specialty in historical drama, he has written two plays with content closely connected to this area, “Monongah,” which is about an immigrant family affected by the 1907 mine disaster, and “Street of Gold,” which is about a coal mining family in Western Pennsylvania.

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