West Virginia, the only state wholly in Appalachia, tends to find itself in the national news for political reasons but the state’s vibrant arts scene rarely receives national press.
Rossilynne Skena Culgan
Rossilynne Skena Culgan is a New York City journalist with deep roots in southwestern Pennsylvania. Her work has been published in Saveur magazine, Atlas Obscura, Google Arts & Culture, Thrillist, the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette, and Carnegie magazine. She’s also the author of the Pittsburgh guidebook 100 Things to Do in Pittsburgh Before You Die. You can follow her at @rossilynne on Twitter and read more of her work at www.rossilynne.com.