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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series

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.

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

Robert Morgan

Fiction Writer, Poet, and Biographer
Virtual Presentation available through May 10
Reading his short story “Judaculla Rock”
https://youtu.be/u1eXQJUb2JI

Annie Woodford

Poet

2022 Juanita Tobin Memorial Reading
Thursday, March 24, 2022
Craft Talk: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Talk Title: “Carrying Back the Music to Its Source: Naming the Sacred Place”
Reading: 6-7 p.m.
Table Rock Room, 201-B Plemmons Student Union

Megan Mayhew Bergman

Fiction Writer and Journalist


Monday, April 4
Craft Talk: 3:30-4:30 p.m.
Reading: 6-7 p.m. 
Table Rock Room, 201-B Plemmons Student Union

 

TBD

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 Library Parking Deck on College Street (from King Street, turn down College Street at the First Baptist Church; opens at 5:30 p.m.). 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 parking.appstate.edu.

Book sales will follow each event.

For further information on the Fall 2021 season, please email weinbergsc@appstate.edu.

THE FALL 2021 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