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WV Writers 2011 Annual Writing Contest forms to premiere at WV Book Festival

Please join us this weekend for the 2011 West Virginia Book Festival at the Civic Center in Charleston. Authors such as Jaimy Gordon, Dave Pelzer, Gerald Blaine, Jerry West and Lee Child will be present.

While you're there, come by the West Virginia Writers table and say hi to us. The Book Festival is our traditional day to debut the new contest entry form for the WV Writers Annual Writing Contest as well as the WVW New Mountain Voices Student Writing Contest, so come by and pick yours up! (Alternately, they'll be available at our website on Monday.)

Admission is free.

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A Quest for Humor, West Virginia Style

(This release courtesy of Keith Davis of Woodland Press)

Author Karin Fuller, whose work appears in two of Woodland Press's new releases, The Mothman Files and Stories from the Hearth, will be on a panel at the WV Book Festival entitled "A Quest for Humor, West Virginia Style." Karin's column, "Smell the Coffee," is published in the Lifestyle section in every Sunday's Charleston Gazette-Mail (and her work has appeared in Family Circle, Woman's World, Appalachian Heritage, Atalanta Parent, Cup of Coffee for Dog Lovers, and many other publications). The panel will take place from 2:30-4:00 on Sat., Oct. 22. The panel will be moderated by humorist and stand-up comedian Steve Goff, and other panelists include long-time Gazette columnist Rick Steelhammer and humorists Terry McNemar and Diane Tarantini.

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2010 WV Book Festival

Please join us this weekend for the 2010 West Virginia Book Festival at the Civic Center in Charleston. Authors such as Nicholas Sparks, Diana Gabaldon, Civil War historian and Virginia Tech professor Dr. James Robertson, children’s author Carmen Deedy will be there as well as WV-authors Jayne Ann Phillips and Meredith Sue Willis.

While you're there, come by the West Virginia Writers table and say hi to us. The Book Festival is our traditional day to debut the new contest entry form for the WV Writers Annual Writing Contest as well as the WVW New Mountain Voices Student Writing Contest, so come by and pick yours up! (Alternately, they'll be available at our website on Monday.)

Admission is free.

http://wvbookfestival.org/

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