Conversations with Gurney

02/07/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
James F. Hardymon Theater in the Davis Marksbury Building
Speaker(s) / Presenter(s): 
Robert Gipe
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Open to Public
Robert Gipe, author and illustrator of the critically acclaimed novels Trampoline and Weedeater, will be joining the Appalachian Center's scholar-in-residence, Gurney Norman for a visit and reading. Since 1997, Robert has served as teh Director of the Appalachian Program at Southeast Kentucky Community and Technical College. Through his fiction and work with the community-theater project, Higher Ground in Harlan, Kentucky, Robert has tackled tough issues in the mountains including drug abuse, environmental degradation, mining, outmigration, and discrimination. Join us in the Davis Marksbury Building for an evening with one of Appalachia's premiere authors. 
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