How does WANA Define Northern Appalachia?

Northern Appalachia is defined by those counties illustrated in blue, and we use this definition as created by the Appalachian Regional Commission (ARC) as a starting point for WANA.

Where will the conference be held?

The 2021 Writers Association of Northern Appalachia’s Annual Conference will be held at Oglebay Park in historic Wheeling, West Virginia. Conference sessions and workshops will convene at Wilson Lodge.  The open mic event will be held Hickman Lounge on the second floor of Wilson Lodge.