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Friday, March 23, 2007

Traditions looks at the WV Literary Map

(This news courtesy of WV Writers own Phyllis Wilson Moore)

The latest issue of Traditions: A Journal of West Virginia Folk Culture and Educational Awareness is fresh off the press and dedicated to the WV literary map. All the authors listed on the map are recognized in the issue.

In addition, there are article/poems by West Virginia authors including Robyn Eversole, Mary Lucille DeBerry, Marc Harshman, Jeff Mann, Lee Maynard, T. W. McNemar, Anna Smucker, Charlotte Meade, Barbara Smith, and more.

And there are essays about WV literary greats such as Muriel Miller Dressler, Davis Grubb, Keith Maillard, Breece D'J Pancake, Meredith Sue Willis, and a host of others.

The issue has many,many other sections. Of special value to teachers will be those related to classroom use of WV literature.

You may purchase copies by contacting the Folklife Center. The issue costs $6.00 and the amt. to include for postage will depend on the number ordered.

If you contributed to the journal, you will receive two complimentary copies. If you live near me, I have a stack for contributors, or you may ask the Center to mail your two copies

Dr. Judy P. Byers, Director or Mr. Noel W. Tenney, Cultural Specialist
113 Education Building
Phone: (304) 367-4403 or 367-4286 e-mail

The mailing address for the Center is West Virginia Folklife Center at Fairmont State, 1201 Locust Avenue, Fairmont, WV 26554-2470

Happy reading,