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National Association of Black Storytellers offers fellowships for Appalachian storytellers


Oak Hill, WV (WOAY) – The National Association of Black Storytellers (NABS) wants to honor and celebrate Black Appalachian storytellers.

The association is sponsoring the 2023 Black Appalachian Storytellers Fellowship to support black storytellers native to and residing in Appalachian states. 
The fellowship is partly funded by Mid Atlantic Arts’ Central Appalachia Living Traditions Program and South Arts as part of the In These Mountains, Central Appalachian Folk Arts and Culture initiative.

NABS will award a $5,000 reward to represent fellows in each of the six eligible states and a one-year membership to the association. 

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