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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Fall 2022

Overview

The Visiting Writers Series is named in honor of the late Hughlene Bostian Frank (class of 1968), a 2013 Appalachian Alumni Association Outstanding Service award recipient, past member of Appalachian’s Board of Trustees and ASU Foundation, and generous supporter of Appalachian State University.

The 2022-23 season is co-sponsored by The Schaefer Center Presents and APPALACHIAN JOURNAL.

Click the writer's names below to access their biographies and library resources.

Photo of Savannah Sipple

 

Savannah Sipple

Poet
Thursday, September 22nd

Craft Talk 3:30

Reading 6-7:15pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room

 

Photo of Neema Avashia

 

Neema Avashia

Memoirist

Thursday, September 29

Craft Talk 3:30-4:45

Reading 6-7:15pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room

 

 

Photo of Leigh Ann Henion

 

Leigh Ann Henion

Environmental Writer and 2022 Rachel Rivers-Coffey

Distinguished Professor of Creative Writing

Thursday, October 13

Craft Talk 3:30-4:45

Reading 6-715pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room
 

Photo of Scott Blackburn

 

Scott Blackburn

Crime Novelist

Thursday, November 10

Craft Talk 2-3:15pm

Reading 6-7:15pm

Plemmons Student Union

169 Three Top Mountain Room

Admission to all events is free and open to the public.

Campus COVID-19 protocols will be in effect at all events. For the latest information, including public access to university events, please see https://www.appstate.edu/go/coronavirus

PARKING is free on campus after 5 p.m. We recommend the College Street Deck (from King Street, turn down College Street at the First Baptist Church). To reach the Student Union, cross College Street and follow the walkway between the chiller plant and the University Bookstore, passing the Post Office and entering the Student Union on the second floor. For further parking information or a map, please see www.parking.appstate.edu

Book sales will follow each event.

For further information on the Fall 2022 season, please email weinbergsc@appstate.edu.

THE FALL 2022 HUGHLENE BOSTIAN FRANK VISITING WRITERS SERIES IS SUPPORTED BY:

Appalachian State University Foundation, Inc. • Appalachian’s Office of Academic Affairs • College of Arts and Sciences • Department of English • University Bookstore • Belk Library • Appalachian Journal • The Schaefer Center Presents

BUSINESS SPONSORS:

Hellbender Bed & Beverage• The Gideon Ridge Inn

COMMUNITY SPONSORS:

Paul and Judy Tobin • Alice Naylor • Thomas McLaughlin

Librarian

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Breanne Crumpton
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