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MEETING THE CHANGING NEEDS OF Central Appalachia

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The inaugural issue of untelling includes work from 28 poets, 6 prose writers, and 14 artists from Appalachia and beyond!

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Honoring the past, improving the present, and planning for the future of central Appalachia.

Since our founding in 1902, Hindman Settlement School has evolved to meet the changing needs of the region. The Settlement’s work today includes education and service programs that address the critical needs of youth and families while promoting the rich traditional arts of Appalachia.

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We here at the Settlement School are extremely humbled and appreciative of the outpouring of generosity shown to us by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) this year at the 133rd Continental Congress!

Contributions totaled more than $60,000 from the Friends of DAR School Fund, the Junior Membership Committee, and from private donations and purchases from at our sales table. Learn more about the projects funded in todays blog post at https://bit.ly/46d7M0n!

Pictured is Executive Director Will Anderson addressing attendees at the Education Luncheon on Friday, June 30 in Washington, DC.

We here at the Settlement School are extremely humbled and appreciative of the outpouring of generosity shown to us by the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) this year at the 133rd Continental Congress!

Contributions totaled more than $60,000 from the Friends of DAR School Fund, the Junior Membership Committee, and from private donations and purchases from at our sales table. Learn more about the projects funded in today’s blog post at bit.ly/46d7M0n!

Pictured is Executive Director Will Anderson addressing attendees at the Education Luncheon on Friday, June 30 in Washington, DC.
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Check out our full line up of courses this Fall with The Makery! Learn more and register at hindman.org/themakery!

Check out our full line up of courses this Fall with The Makery! Learn more and register at hindman.org/themakery! See MoreSee Less

In addition to serving as the Writer-In-Residence at the 47th annual Appalachian Writers Workshop next week, Marianne Worthington has three poems, including a book stack poem crafted in Mr. Stills library, in the inaugural issue of Untelling, the Settlements literary and arts magazine.

Read one of her pieces from Issue 1, Blue Night at the Nursing Home, and explore the other included works at https://bit.ly/3Rv76NH!

In addition to serving as the Writer-In-Residence at the 47th annual Appalachian Writers’ Workshop next week, Marianne Worthington has three poems, including a book stack poem crafted in Mr. Still’s library, in the inaugural issue of Untelling, the Settlement’s literary and arts magazine.

Read one of her pieces from Issue 1, Blue Night at the Nursing Home, and explore the other included works at bit.ly/3Rv76NH!
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We are thrilled to announce that Wes Browne will be joining us for an afternoon Q&A during this summers Workshop!

Wes Browne is the author of the novels THEY ALL FALL THE SAME and HILLBILLY HUSTLE. He has practiced law as a criminal defense attorney, prosecutor, and public defender in Appalachia for over 24 years. He also helps run his familys pizza shops.

Learn more about his work at https://bit.ly/3LmJBmz!

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We are thrilled to announce that Wes Browne will be joining us for an afternoon Q&A during this summer’s Workshop!

Wes Browne is the author of the novels THEY ALL FALL THE SAME and HILLBILLY HUSTLE. He has practiced law as a criminal defense attorney, prosecutor, and public defender in Appalachia for over 24 years. He also helps run his family’s pizza shops.

Learn more about his work at bit.ly/3LmJBmz!

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Troublesome Rising: An Evening of Art & Activism will take place on September 7 at The Southgate House Revival in Newport. The event will celebrate the release of Troublesome Rising: A Thousand-Year Flood in Eastern Kentucky from Fireside Industries. The book is a powerful anthology with well-known and emerging Appalachian writers creating an authentic space for processing and healing as they document and share the depth of the 2022 floods devastation in the region.

Purchase tickets at https://bit.ly/4csufZu and learn more on our blog at https://bit.ly/3W9aMpZ!

Troublesome Rising: An Evening of Art & Activism will take place on September 7 at The Southgate House Revival in Newport. The event will celebrate the release of Troublesome Rising: A Thousand-Year Flood in Eastern Kentucky from Fireside Industries. The book is a powerful anthology with well-known and emerging Appalachian writers creating an authentic space for processing and healing as they document and share the depth of the 2022 flood’s devastation in the region.

Purchase tickets at bit.ly/4csufZu and learn more on our blog at bit.ly/3W9aMpZ!
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Our first issue of Untelling, the new literary and arts magazine, is on its way to the printers!

Untelling will come out twice a year, in June and December, and will feature writers, photographers, and artists from across Appalachia and beyond. This inaugural issue, with cover photography from Justin Brown, includes work from 28 poets, 6 prose writers, and 14 artists!

This issue features those who have long been involved in the Hindman writing community and those who are brand new. There are several folks included who this is their first publication credit, all the way to familiar and well-established creators like West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and local artist of “No Hate in My Holler” fame Lacy Hale.

Take a glimpse inside the issue and subscribe at https://bit.ly/4b3SDz1!

Our first issue of Untelling, the new literary and arts magazine, is on its way to the printers!

Untelling will come out twice a year, in June and December, and will feature writers, photographers, and artists from across Appalachia and beyond. This inaugural issue, with cover photography from Justin Brown, includes work from 28 poets, 6 prose writers, and 14 artists!

This issue features those who have long been involved in the Hindman writing community and those who are brand new. There are several folks included who this is their first publication credit, all the way to familiar and well-established creators like West Virginia Poet Laureate Marc Harshman and local artist of “No Hate in My Holler” fame Lacy Hale.

Take a glimpse inside the issue and subscribe at bit.ly/4b3SDz1!
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