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


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
 


 

FSUNow Stories

Thursday, March 12, 2015

A special presentation at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center on Sunday, March 22, will provide information on protecting and preserving our material culture. The event also will celebrate the closing of the exhibit, “Hanging by a Beautiful Thread: Celebrating the Fiber Arts,” which highlights the beauty in traditional fiber arts created in the home.

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Thursday, February 26, 2015

A collection of books on Irish folklore has been donated to the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center in memory of Fairmont State University alumna Holly White.

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Wednesday, February 18, 2015

In celebration of Fairmont State University’s Sesquicentennial, the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center plans to create an exhibit featuring FSU history and traditions this spring.

“The Folklife Center is proud to celebrate the history, traditions and culture of this great University through a special exhibit. We need assistance from the Falcon family to identify artifacts that would help share the stories and lore of the past 150 years,” said Dr. Judy P. Byers, Executive Director of the Folklife Center.

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