Burgess, Brookie - 2 p.m., Handley Funeral Home, Danville.
The Golden Voice Award signifies a lifetime achievement as an audiobook narrator. Since 1992, “Audiofile Magazine” has only bestowed the honor to 24 artists.
Award-winning children’s book author and St. Albans native Julia Black will sign copies of her newest book, “Highlawn Days,” from 5 to 7 p.m. Monday at Bridge Road Bistro, in Charleston.
Author Esmeralda Santiago will speak at Geary Auditorium on the University of Charleston campus on Monday beginning at 7 p.m. The event is free and open to the public.
Snuggle up with a great book during these chilly winter days. Our list today ranges from novels to picture books that will warm your heart and soul. Make some hot cocoa grab and one of these wonderful books.
On Jan. 9, 2014, residents across Charleston, West Virginia, awoke to an unusual licorice smell in the air and a similar taste in the public drinking water.
On Thursday at 6 p.m., Ohio University Press editors Elizabeth Engelhardt and Lora Smith of the new anthology “The Food We Eat, The Stories We Tell: Contemporary Appalachian Tables” will be joined by book contributors Courtney Balestier and Emily Hilliard for a reading and book signing at Ta…
Huntington native Craig Johnson is one of those “one-a-year” mystery writers who delivers every time and keeps his many fans begging for more.
HUNTINGTON — The Cabell County Library and its affiliates are joining large library systems across the country in suspending purchases of all electronic versions of Macmillan Publishers' new releases, in a protest against the publishing house's planned restrictions on library sales.
“Betsy Blossom Brown” is a beautifully written coming of age story by West Virginia author Kathleen M. Jacobs. In the book we follow the life of the title character as she learns to live with and come to terms with all the things good and bad that life throws her way.
“The Making of a Field Hippie” is a new memoir from Joe Mirenna. If his name rings a bell, he plays banjo, mandolin, guitar, fiddle and hammered dulcimer and was a member of the Booger Hole Revival string band in the mid-1970s. The self-taught multi-instrumentalist was also an artist-in-resi…
In a crowded publishing world, writers work hard to be heard above the fray. The KCPL Book Team turns this month to first-time authors. These eight authors write in different styles and for different audiences, but each deserves to find their readers.
One of the reasons authors sign on to come to the West Virginia Book Festival is that they’ve never really been here, haven’t been to Charleston and maybe haven’t been to West Virginia except to pass through.
Keith Maillard, a West Virginia Literary Merit Award recipient, is the author of fourteen books, including “The Clarinet Polka,” “Morgantown,” “Dementia Americana,” and most recently “Twin Studies.” Born and raised in Wheeling, West Virginia, he has lived in Vancouver for most of his adult l…
“Mountains Piled Upon Mountains” features nearly 50 writers from across Appalachia sharing their place-based fiction, literary nonfiction and poetry. Moving beyond the tradition of transcendental nature writing, much of the work collected here engages current issues facing the region and the…
Egyptian-born Rajia Hassib, who earned a master’s degree in creative writing at Marshall University and now makes her home in Charleston, opens her new novel, “A Pure Heart” (Viking, $27), with a newspaper account of a suicide bombing:
Award-winning archaeologist and author Darla Spencer will be signing copies of her newly-released book, “Woodland Mounds in West Virginia,” from 3 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, at the South Charleston Interpretive Center, 313 D Street. The event is free and open to the public.