As the world begins to “open back up” after the Pandemic, E&H alumni events have been aimed at providing content for alumni who feel more comfortable participating from home and alumni who are itching to get back together on campus. “Response to both formats has been terrific,” said Monica Hoel, alumni director. “We are grateful!” Keep an eye on www.ehc.edu/alumni for upcoming online and in-person events.
Literary Festival Celebrates Appalachian Literature & Music
The 39th Annual Literary Festival was held in October in the Black Box Theatre of the McGlothlin Center for the Arts. Appalachian Literature and Music was the theme and Rita Sims Quillen was the featured author. Quillen’s new novel Wayland, a depression-era novel, was published in 2019 by Iris Press. Her latest poetry collection, Some Notes You Hold, was released in 2020 from Madville Press.
Six workshops were held, plus a reading and interview, during the two-day event. For more about the festival or to purchase copies of the Iron Mountain Review, email firstname.lastname@example.org.