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Hughlene Bostian Frank Visiting Writers Series: Spring 2023

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.

 

Jessie van Eerden, Novelist
Thorpe Moeckel, 
Poet

Thursday, March 2

Craft Talk TBD

Reading 6-7:30pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room

 

 

Ricardo Nazario-Colon

Poet

2023 Juanita Tobin
Memorial Reading

Thursday, March 23

Craft Talk TBD

Reading 6-7:15pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room

 

 

Natasha Trethewey

Past US Poet Laureate &
Pultzer Prize Winner

Thursday, April 20

Co-sponsored by The Schaefer
Center Presents

Reading 6-7:30pm

Book signing following

Plemmons Student Union

201 AB Blue Ridge BallRoom
 

 

Nickole Brown, Poet

Jessica Jacobs, Poet

Thursday, April 27

Craft Talk TBD

Reading 6-7:30pm

Plemmons Student Union

201B Table Rock Room

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

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 Spring 2023 season, please email weinbergsc@appstate.edu.

THE SPRING 2023 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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