Marie Manilla

Calendar of Events - 2017


Jan. 1 - 7: Visiting Faculty Member, West Virginia Wesleyan's Low- Residency MFA Program. 


Feb. 14: "More Than Words" Literary Reading Series. Books & Brews, Hurricane, WV. 6:00 - 7:30. Free and everyone welcome. 


April 1: Morehead State University Writing Project. I'll be leading a workshop with writers Mary Moore, Rachael Peckham, and S. Diane Wellman. 

April 18: Guest reader at Glenville State College, Glenville, WV. Details TBA

April 27: Reading with Julia Johnson and R. Dean Johnson at "Page and Pints Reading Series," Apollo Pizza. Richmond, KY. Time TBA. 


May 13: Group reading by contributors to the new WVU Press Anthology, Eyes Glowing at the Edge of the Woods: Fiction and Poetry from West Virginia. Empire Books, Huntington, WV. 7:00pm 


June 9 - 11: Mountain Heritage Literary Festival, fiction workshop leader. Lincoln Memorial University, Harrogate, TN. 

June 21: Creative Writing Master for Allegheny Echoes, workshop & reading, Marlinton, WV. 

June 22: Cal Price Series Writing Workshop Leader, Pearl Buck Birthday Celebration. Hillsboro, WV. 

June 29: Women Writers' Panel. WV Governor's School. Marshall University.


Sept. 28: Presentation during Banned Books Week. Drinko Library, Marshall Unversity. 4:00 - 6:00 p.m.


Oct. 14: Reading at Coffee Tree Books with other contributors to the latest issue of The Pikeville Review. Morehead, KY. 5:00.


Nov. 4: West Virginia Writers' Fall Conference. I'll be leading workshops on plotting the novel. Tamarack Arts Center, Beckley, WV. 10:00am - 5:00pm. Registration available here:


Dec. 12: Launch of Mountain State Press's anthology, Voices on Unity: Coming Together, Falling Apart. Hidden Creek Mercantile, Hurricane, WV. 6:00pm - 8:00pm.  



Feb. 2-3: Keynote Speaker, Mildred Haun Conference, Walters State Community College, Morristown, TN. Details TBA.