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Writers Can Read Open Mic Night

December 17, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 11:00 pm

Each month Empire Books and News hosts Writers Can Read, bringing together authors, aspiring authors and those who just enjoy reading to share their works. Refreshments will be provided. The features writers this month are Natalie Sypolt and Torli Bush.
Natalie Sypolt lives and writes in West Virginia. Her work has appeared in Glimmer Train, Appalachian Heritage, Still: The Journal, among other fine journals. Natalie is the winner of the Glimmer Train New Writers Contest, the Betty Gabehart Prize, the West Virginia Fiction Award, and Additionally, Natalie serves as a literary editor for the Anthology of Appalachian Writers, on the selection committee for the prestigious Weatherford Award in Fiction.
Torli Bush is a poet from Webster Springs, West Virginia. He is a mechanical engineering alumni from WVU and began his performing career in the spring of 2016 at Steel City Slam in Pittsburgh. He has since performed in several poetry slams, most notably the 25th Annual Southern Fried Poetry Slam in Louisville, KY in June of 2017. He was a 2018 panel feature at the West Virginia Governor’s School for Arts and has featured with Travelin Applachians Revue.


December 17, 2018
7:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Empire Books and News
30 Pullman Square
Huntington, WV 25701 United States
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