Author Andrea Fekete speaks as part of WVU Parkersburg’s Humanities Speaker Series

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Parkersburg, W.Va. 3/9/12 – Learn about the act of discovery and the process of writing creatively as Andrea Fekete, author of “Waters Run Wild” presents “Writing From Place.” This special presentation takes place Wednesday, March 21 from 11 a.m. to noon in room 2209. This event is part of West Virginia University at Parkersburg’s Humanities Speaker Series and is free and open to the public.

Fekete earned her master of arts in English from Marshall University in 2005 and is currently pursuing a master of fine arts at Wesleyan College. Her poetry has appeared in more than 40 literary magazines including “The Adirondack Review,” “The Virginia Adversaria,” and “The Smithville Journal,” as well as several anthologies, including “Sweet Notes II: An Anthology of WV Poetry.”

Born and raised in Appalachia, her first novel, “Wild Waters Run,” a novel about the West Virginia mines wars, was published in October 2010. A collection of Fekete’s poetry, “I Held a Morning” is soon to be released by Finishing Line Press.

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