Looking for the best places in West Virginia? We have those answers and more in this year’s Best of West Virginia issue. Each year our readers cast ballots, and this year they cast more than ever before. Nearly 200,000 votes rolled in selecting the very best in more than 70 categories. Read about this year’s winners in our author category and use the 2020 Best of West Virginia awards as your personal guide to the state’s best eateries, towns, parks, cideries, museums, and more.
Homer Hickam Jr.’s first memoir, Rocket Boys, tells the story of growing up in the mining town of Coalwood in the 1950s—where, after seeing the Russian satellite Sputnik, Hickam set his sights to the sky. Hickam went on to work as an aerospace engineer at NASA and continues his distinguished career as an author. Visit homerhickam.com to learn more about his latest bestseller, Carrying Albert Home, a story of the love triangle between a man, his wife, and her alligator. @homerhickamofficialpage on Facebook