What We Deserve

By Jessica Salfia In 1990 I was 9 years old, and my mom, a single parent, was a day to day sub in Barbour County, West Virginia.  We lived in a trailer that was already well past its prime—a tin box that was hot in the summer and cold in Read more…

By Jessica Salfia, ago
Appalachian Studies

Marc Harshman Sings A Song for West Virginia that Every Teacher Should Hear

If you’re unfamiliar with the poetry of our extraordinarily talented West Virginia Poet Laureate, you need to add his work to your summer reading list this year.  Marc Harshman is a West Virginia state treasure. An accomplished children’s book author, Harshman has also published two collections of poetry, Green-Silver and Silent and Believe Read more…

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