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Fairmont State University’s Kestrel to host Symposium at Folklife Center

Monday, April 04, 2022

Fairmont State’s Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art will host its first in-person gathering since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic April 8 – 9 at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center. 

Kestrel Issue 46 Launched at Fairmont State University

Monday, February 07, 2022

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Fairmont State University Department of Humanities are pleased to announce the publication of Kestrel 46, the Winter 2021 - 2022 issue.

Kestrel Issue 45 Launched at Fairmont State University

Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Kestrel: A Journal of Literature and Art and the Fairmont State University Department of Humanities is pleased to announce the publication of the Summer 2021 issue, Kestrel 45.

Kestrel Author Wins PEN America Prize

Thursday, March 18, 2021

Kestrel, Fairmont State University's professional literary and art journal, is delighted to announce that Stanley Patrick Stocker's short story “The List,” which appeared in Kestrel 42, has been chosen as a winner of PEN America’s 2021 Robert J. Dau Short Story Prize for Emerging Writers.  

Kestrel Issue 42 to be launched with events celebrating writing

Monday, March 02, 2020

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 42. 

Kestrel Issue 40 celebration set for April 12-13

Tuesday, March 26, 2019

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 launch Issue 40 with a two-day celebration. 

On Friday, April 12, at 2 p.m., visiting writers will participate in a panel discussion in Jaynes Hall 310. A reception and readings will take place at the Frank and Jane Gabor West Virginia Folklife Center from 5:30-8 p.m.

Kestrel launches issue 39 with events to celebrate writing

Friday, September 07, 2018

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 symposium on the special theme of Issue 39, “Loved Labors Lost.” 

Literary journal receives WV Humanities Council grant

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

Kestrel, Fairmont State University's professional literary and art journal, has received a grant from the West Virginia Humanities Council, according to Dr. Donna J. Long, the journal's editor.

Kestrel Celebration of Issue 36 to Feature Visiting Writers

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:

Kestrel Editors to Read from Their Own Work on Dec. 17

Tuesday, December 06, 2016

Two Fairmont State University Department of Language and Literature faculty members will read from their work from 3 to 4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 17, at the Joe N’ Throw, 323 ½ Adams St., Fairmont.

Donna J. Long and Elizabeth Savage both serve as editors of FSU’s Kestrel literary journal.

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