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Mountain Magic: An Evening with Marc Harshman, Poet Laureate of West Virginia

March 11, 6:00 PM

Main Library

Type: Meet the Author
Age: Adult and Teen
Topic: Authors, Poetry, West Virginia, Writing

Enjoy informal readings and discussion with award winning poet, Marc Harshman, as he talks about his first seven years as West Virginia’s seventh Poet Laureate. Harshman will read selections from his two most recent poetry collections, the Weatherford Award winning Believe What You Can and the Blue Lynx Prize winning Woman in Red Anorak. Harshman will also share his unique overview of contemporary West Virginia arts and letters. Mountain Magic is a celebration of the rich literary and storytelling heritage of West Virginia. Come sit with us for a spell as we share the songs and folklore of Appalachia, from true stories of life in the mountains to chilling tales of haunted hollows. Adults and Teens. “Mountain Magic is sponsored by The West Virginia Humanities Council, Step by Step, Kanawha County Public Library and The Friends of The Library Foundation.”

Location Details: John V. Ray Room

Presenter Name: Marc Harshman

Contact Name: Terri McDougal

Contact Email: terri.mcdougal@kanawhalibrary.org

Contact Phone 304.343.4646, x1233


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