Hatfield & McCoy Feud headed to Great Britain

Dr. Coleman C. Hatfield

LOGAN, WV, US - Televisions heated up around the globe when the HISTORY channel aired a three-part miniseries based on the real-life story of William Anderson "Devil Anse" Hatfield and his friend-turned-enemy, Randall McCoy. With the success of the award-winning miniseries, starring Kevin Costner, comes a renewed worldwide interest in the complex story of America’s most noted vendetta—the Hatfields of southern West Virginia vs. the McCoys of eastern Kentucky.

West Virginia Author Day set for this Saturday

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — West Virginia Author Day will be held at Morgantown Barnes & Noble Booksellers this Sat., Mar. 30th, from 1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Several regional and national bestselling books will be featured during the activity, and those set to appear will include award-winning authors F. Keith Davis, Geoffrey Cameron Fuller, and Michael Knost.

Nine authors to appear at book event at Barnes & Noble on Sat., Mar. 23rd

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. — A mega-book release party and author appearing will take place this Sat., Mar. 23rd, from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m., at Morgantown Barnes & Noble Booksellers. The event is being held at the local bookstore in conjunction with the Morgantown launch of the new Woodland Press anthology, entitled, Fed from the Blade.

Authors appearing at the event will include Cat Pleska, Geoffrey Cameron Fuller, Frank Larnerd, Kathleen Furbee, Patricia Patteson, Joshua Robinson, Diane Tarantini, Frances Van Scoy, and Mary Lucille DeBarry.

Woodland Press recognized by WV Governor Earl Ray Tomblin

Woodland Press, LLC and several of their authors were recognized by WV Governor Earl Ray Tomblin as part of Innovation and Entrepreneurship Day on Mon., March 11, 2013 at the Governor's Reception Room at the Capitol. Shown, left to right, is Frank Larnerd, Cat Pleska, Michael Knost, Gov. Earl Ray Tomblin, F. Keith Davis, and Brian J. Hatcher.

Woodland Press increases distribution potential


CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — Woodland Press, an independent book publishing firm in Logan County, has signed overseas wholesale distribution agreements with Ingram Book Group this week.

Specifically, the southern West Virginia micro press has signed individual contracts that will add new distribution channels for the Mountain State book publisher in the United Kingdom, Canada, Australia, Brazil, and Germany, respectively.

Novel about Hatfield feudist nominated for Ben Franklin Award

CHAPMANVILLE, W.Va. — A novel by a Mountain State book publisher has been nominated for a prestigious national award, the IBPA Ben Franklin Award. The book, "The Devil's Son: Cap Hatfield and the End of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud," is published by Woodland Press of Chapmanville, and penned by Anne Black Gray, a West Virginia native who now resides in Los Angeles, California. A foreword for the novel is written by award-winning author Geoffrey Cameron Fuller.

Three WP books nominated for 2012 Appalachian Book of the Year Awards


Woodland Press has been notified by the Appalachian Writers Association that three of their book titles have been nominated for the prestigious 2012 Appalachian Book of the Year Awards in their respective categories. The nominated books include:

-- The Devil's Son: Cap Hatfield and the End of the Hatfield and McCoy Feud, Author Anne Black Gray

-- Hills of Fire: Bare-Knuckle Yarns of Appalachia, Editor Frank Larnerd

-- Fed from the Blade: Tales and Poems from the Mountains, Editors Cat Pleska and Michael Knost

'Hatfields & McCoys' author and Bram Stoker Award-winner signing at the Gallery, Feb. 9th

VIENNA, W.Va. — Want to know the rest of the story about the Hatfields and McCoys? Come out to the Grand Central Mall on Saturday and get your feud on from 2 to 5 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 9th.

2013 Book Event Schedule — with new dates being added daily!

CHAPMANVILLE. W.Va. - The calendar is full of exciting Woodland Press author book events and public appearances. The Woodland Press Book Tour is well underway and things will be heating-up as we move through the year. Join many of our authors on the road as we display and promote \Woodland Press book titles and our full catalog of top-selling Appalachian-based titles. Many of our authors and editors are currently on tour across West Virginia, Kentucky, North Carolina, and beyond.

Where can YOU find Woodland Press books?

We at Woodland Press encourage you to support small businesses everywhere. For a great deal and excellent Christmas gift ideas, here is a partial list of locations locally that carry Woodland Press books.

— Logan Area: Aracoma Drug; Logan Regional Hospital Gift Shop; The Logan Banner; Logan County Chamber of Commerce; Logan Convention & Vistors Bureau; Chief Logan State Park Lodge; Family Discount Pharmacy (Stollings and Mount Gay); Best Western Logan Inn; and Don Browning's Jewelers.