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SharePrint Author Event - Marc Harshman and Kevin Rippin

October 26, 2018

Charleston, Kanawha


Join us in celebrating two great authors as they release their new works, “Woman in Red Anorak” by Marc Harshman and “Amber Dive” by Kevin Rippin. Friday, October 26, 2018 at 6 PM – 7:30 PM at Taylor Books on Capitol Street in Charleston.

Harshman’s collection of poems, WOMAN IN RED ANORAK, has won the 2017 Blue Lynx Prize and has just been published by Lynx House /University of Washington Press. His fourteenth children’s book, FALLINGWATER, co-written with Anna Smucker, was published by Roaring Brook/Macmillan in 2017 and has been an Amazon Book of the Month choice, as well as named Junior Library Guild selection. His poetry collection, BELIEVE WHAT YOU CAN, was published in 2016 by West Virginia University Press and won the Weatherford Award from the Appalachian Studies Association. Periodical publications include The Chariton Review, The Georgia Review, Salamander, Shenandoah, and Poetry Salzburg Review. Poems have been anthologized by Kent State University, the University of Iowa, University of Georgia, and the University of Arizona. He holds degrees from Bethany College, Yale University Divinity School, and the University of Pittsburgh. He is the seventh poet laureate of West Virginia.

Kevin Rippin earned an MA in writing from the University of Pittsburgh. He has worked as a corporate editor and writer, and currently teaches writing as a full-time lecturer at NC A&T University, in Greensboro, NC.

Copies of each authors book will be available for sale, there will be an opportunity for autographs will be at the end of the event


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