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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Fall 2021

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.

                            Leah Hampton

Leah Hampton

September 16

Reading and Craft Talk:

"Why Do the Work?" How field research and disciplined craft enhance your fiction

6-7pm

Table Rock Room 201-B, Plemmons Student Union

 

 

Ashleigh Phillips

 

Ashleigh Phillips

September 30

Reading and Craft Talk:

Title TBA

6-7pm

Table Rock Room 201-B, Plemmons Student Union

 

 

                Matthew Wimberley

 

 

Matthew Wimberley

October 21

Reading and Craft Talk:

Speaking with the Dead: Elegies and Silence

6-7pm

Beacon Heights Room 417, Plemmons Student Union

Jacinta White

Jacinta White

November 18

Reading and Craft Talk:

Embodied: Writing Across Memory, Time & Space

6-7pm

Table Rock Room 201-B, Plemmons Student Union

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

BUSINESS SPONSORS:

Hellbender Bed & Beverage• The Red Onion Restaurant • The Gideon Ridge Inn

COMMUNITY SPONSORS:

Paul and Judy Tobin • Alice Naylor • Thomas McLaughlin