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Writers Can Read – Ellen Morris and Meredith Willis

March 15, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm


This month’s Writers Can Read series will feature two award-winning writers – Ellen Morris and Meredith Willis. The event is free and open to the public and will take place virtually as a Zoom meeting on Monday, March 15 at 7 P.M. The meeting ID and password information will be published on the Writers Can Read Facebook page immediately prior to the event. This page is located at

Ellen Birkett Morris is an award-winning, multi-genre writer, teacher and editor based in Louisville, Kentucky. Morris is the author of Lost Girls, a short story collection, and Surrender, a poetry chapbook. Her fiction has appeared in Shenandoah, Antioch Review, Notre Dame Review, South Carolina Review, Fiction Southeast, Santa Fe Literary Review, and Upstreet, among other journals.

Meredith Sue Willis is a writer and teacher and enthusiastic reader. Born and raised in West Virginia, she is a proud member of the Appalachian Renaissance with deep roots in West Virginia and the western mountain counties of Virginia. Her books have been published by Charles Scribner’s Sons, HarperCollins, Ohio University Press, Mercury House, West Virginia University Press, Monteymayor Press, Teachers & Writers Press, Hamilton Stone Editions, and others. She teaches at New York University.

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 Huntington, WV. This month it will again take place virtually due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The event features two award-winning, published authors that serve as “featured readers” who 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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March 15, 2021
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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