Hughlene Bostian Grant Visiting Writer Series Writer Linda Hogan

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Linda Hogan is a former faculty member at the Indian Arts Institute, Writer in Residence for the Chickasaw Nation, and Professor Emerita at the University of Colorado. Recent volumes include DARK. SWEET. New and Selected Poems (Coffee House Press, 2014); Indios; Rounding the Human Corners; and People of the Whale. She is also the author of Mean Spirit, a winner of the Oklahoma Book Award, the Mountains and Plains Book Award, and a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize; and Solar Storms, a finalist for the International Impact Award, and a New York Times Notable Book of the Year. Her most recent awards include the 2016 Thoreau Prize from PEN and the Native Arts and Culture Award.

(Linda Hogan VWS pdf flyer)

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Thursday, April 26

THE JUANITA TOBIN ANNUAL MEMORIAL READING:
7:30 p.m.
Three Top Room
Plemmons Student Union

Craft Talk:
3:30-4:45 p.m.
Three Top Room 

(faculty host: Kathryn Kirkpatrick)

Book sales and signing will follow each event. Admission is free.

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). 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.

For further information on the Spring 2018 season, please email weinbergsc@ appstate.edu. Facebook: appstatevisitingwriters. Website: visitingwriters.appstate.edu.

 THE VISITING WRITERS SERIES is named in honor of Hughlene Bostian Frank (class of 1968), a 2013 Appalachian Alumni Association Outstanding Service award recipient, past member of Appalachian’s Board of Trustees, current board member of the ASU Foundation, and generous supporter of Appalachian State University.

THE SPRING 2018 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
Office of Multicultural Student Development
University Bookstore
Belk Library
Appalachian Journal

BUSINESS SPONSORS:
The Gideon Ridge Inn
The Red Onion Restaurant
The New Public House & Hotel

COMMUNITY SPONSORS:
John and the late Margie Idol
Paul and Judy Tobin
Alice Naylor
Thomas McLaughlin

In Partnership with the Black Mountain College Semester:

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