This portrayal spans Wilder's life in the Dakota Territory and Missouri, where Wilder began to write for local newspapers and magazines. Missouri is also where Wilder began to write accounts of her family's life in what became the best-selling "Little House" books. The performance schedule:
Main Library: 2 p.m. Sept. 10
Riverside Public Library: 10 a.m. Sept. 13
St. Albans Branch Library: 1 p.m. Sept. 13
Elk Valley Branch Library: 10 a.m. Sept. 14
Cross Lanes Branch Library: 2 p.m. Sept. 14.
Wesleyan poet published
BUCKHANNON, W.Va. -- The University of Pittsburgh Press has published a collection of poems by Aaron Smith, an assistant professor of English at West Virginia Wesleyan College.
"'Appetite' explores the American mythologies of masculinity and film," says a news release from the press, "as the poet investigates our fascinations with the body, gender and entertainment."
Author David Trinidad is quoted: "Aaron Smith has inherited, from the openly gay poets of the New York school, a commitment to telling it like it is. Smith's lack of pretense is enhanced by his anger at the intolerance of heteronormalcy and religiosity. Like Frank O'Hara, Smith knows the true gods are at the movies. Shirtless male celebrities -- for this poet, there is no better paradise."