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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Spring 2021


The Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series and Appalachian Journal present the Spring 2021 season. This season the Visiting Writers Series will be completely online. While the February 4th event will be live-streamed, the additional three authors below will give their presentations in a pre-recorded format available on the indicated dates. Links to the events will be posted on the VWS website as well as this guide. Access may be requested for class use beyond this date. For more information, please check out the official website: Or if you have any questions, please contact Susan Weinberg:

You can learn more about each writer and their individual events by selecting their name below or their tab at the top.

Anna Deavere Smith
February 4th

An Evening with Anna Deavere Smith: Reclaiming Grace in the Face of Adversity.

February 4, 8 pm     

A Livestream Event  

Registration Required

Charles Dodd White

Posting Date:

February 18-May 20

Craft Talk: Art as Political Activism

Annette Saunooke Clapsaddle

Posting Date:

March 4-May 20

Craft Talk: The Living Story

Session is pre-recorded

Carter Sickels

Posting Date:

March 18-May 20

Craft Talk: Writing with Empathy 

Session is pre-recorded