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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 & Literary Researcher/Author 

Phyllis Wilson Moore


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


Noel W. Tenney

Fairmont State Design Team

Tammy Holden and Robert Heffner, Jr.


Fairmont Printing Company, Fairmont, WV

West Virginia Author Programs

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The Literary Map of West Virginia

© 2004 Fairmont State Press. Fairmont, WV