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Writers Can Read

December 20, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


This month’s Writers Can Read series will feature the well-known novelist Eliot Parker and the playwright Kris Hall, both appearing in-person, The event is free and open to the public and will take place on Monday, December 20 at 7 P.M. in Heritage Station at 210 11th Street in downtown Huntington.

Eliot Parker is the author of six novels: Breakdown at Clear River, Making Arrangements, Fragile Brilliance, Code for Murder, A Knife’s Edge, and A Final Call. He currently teaches English at the University of Mississippi (Ole Miss), and hosts the podcast program “Now, Appalachia” across the Authors on the Air Global Radio Network and BlogTalk Radio, which profiles authors, and publishers who live and write about Appalachia.

CKris Hall earned a Master’s Degree in playwriting at Rutgers University, studying under Roger Cornish, an expert on British theatre. While living in New York, Kris met his future wife, Kim, at a reading of his play, The Fabian Waltz. The feminist beliefs of the Victorian characters intrigued Kim. She asked to meet the playwright and they’ve been together ever since. Inky the cat is Kris’ faithful writing companion.

The “Writers Can Read” open mic night reading series takes place on the third Monday of each month (all year) from 7:00-8:30 in Heritage Station at 210 11th Street in downtown Huntington, West Virginia. The event features two award-winning, published authors that serve as “featured readers” to begin the event each month. Previous featured readers have included: Marc Harshman, Denise Giardina, Crystal Wilkinson, Jonathan Corcoran, Doug Van Gundy, Robert Gipe, Nick White, and others. Afterwards, the mic is open to anyone in the audience that would like to share a creative work.

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December 20, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Heritage Station
210 11th St
Huntington, WV United States
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