(This news courtesy of WV Writers member Phyllis Wilson Moore)
Barbara Smith, Professor Emeritus of Literature and Writing at Alderson-Broaddus College, will present a reading of her works and a writing workshop at the college on Thursday, March 29, at 6:30 p.m., in 206 Withers-Brandon, the Humanities Division lounge. The public is invited to attend.
Barbara Smith is an editor and writer whose many published works include two novels, several books of nonfiction, and over two hundred poems, short stories, and articles published in a variety of journals. She also served as contributing editor for two poetry anthologies, Weeping With Those Who Weep and Coming Together, and as co-editor for the highly praised anthology of West Virginia poetry, Wild Sweet Notes. She is also a medical ethicist and president of Mountain Hospice.