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Writers Can Read October Edition

October 18, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


On Monday, October 18 at 7 P.M, Heritage Station in Huntington, WV will host the monthly Writers Can Read event. This month’s event features two Appalachian authors, Ace Boggess and Brandon Whited reading selections from their work, as well as an open mic session for anyone who would like to share their prose or poetry with the audience.. Masks and social distancing will be required

Ace Boggess is the author of six books of poetry, including Escape Envy (Brick Road Poetry Press, 2021), I Have Lost the Art of Dreaming It So, and The Prisoners. His writing has appeared in Michigan Quarterly Review, Notre Dame Review, Harvard Review, Mid-American Review, and other journals. An ex-con, he lives in Charleston, West Virginia, where he writes and tries to stay out of trouble.

Brandon Whited has spent his entire life in the Appalachian region of southwest Virginia.  He acquired his love for writing at the age of six, and has been fascinated by the Titanic and maritime history since age ten. Whited has been a member of the Titanic International Society since 2012, a trustee since 2019, and has had numerous articles and book reviews published in the Society’s quarterly journal, VoyageGilded Tragedy: West Virginia’s Titanic Widow was his first book.

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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October 18, 2021
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Heritage Station
210 11th St
Huntington, WV United States
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