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West Virginia Writers' Workshop

Come join us July 18-21, 2019 


  Experience the Magic of our Mountains: 
  Wild and Wonderful Writing at WVU 

New Director:

We are excited to announce Renée K. Nicholson as Director of the 2019 Workshop. Renée served as Assistant to the Director of the West Virginia Writers’ workshop from 2007-2017,  is the author of the poetry collection, Roundabout Directions to Lincoln Center (Urban Farmhouse Press, 2014) and co-editor of the anthology Bodies of Truth: Personal Narratives of Illness, Disability, and Medicine (University of Nebraska Press, 2019). She was the 2011 Emerging Writer-in-Residence at Penn State-Altoona and was the 2018 recipient of the Susan S. Landis Prize for Distinguished Service to the Arts by the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. She is on the faculty of the programs for Multi- and Interdisciplinary Studies at WVU, and has taught undergraduate creative writing for the WVU Department of English. 

Featuring Michele Young-Stone, author of three novels, including Lost in the Beehive an O Magazine Best of 2018 Pick.

has featured some of the most innovative voices.

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Renée Nicholson, Director

Marsha Bissett, Administrative Assistant