Below are links to websites and books of the members of West Virginia Writers, Inc. as provided by our members. If you are a member of West Virginia Writers and your links are not listed, and you would like them to be, please email email@example.com.
author of The Well Ain't Dry Yet, The Bingo Cheaters, Buckle Up, Buttercup, and Jackson Vs. Witchy Wanda: Making Kid Soup.
|author of Bullets for Silverware.
|author of Someone Screaming Out and the CD Pilgrim of the Neo-Dark Ages, who blogs and writes at Breath Made Visible the website of poet and
Pilgrim of the Neo-Dark Ages.
|the late author of Frontier Surgeon and House Calls in the Hills.
|Bentley, Laura Treacy
|author of Lake Effect and The Silver Tattoo.
|author of Sister of SIlence, Shatter the Silence, Tales of the Vintage Berry Wine Gang, and co-author of Pretty Little Killers.
|filmmaker, academic, and author of the graphic novels Carbon, Chillers, and co-author with William Bitner of Death Falcon vs. The Zombie Slug Lords.
|author of Serendipity Hollow, Gap Hollow, Sandlick Hollow, (the Hollow Trilogy) and Concrete Girl.
|author of The Last Ereph, and Other Stories, Moore Hollow, The Destiny Engine, the Water Road Trilogy.
|Campbell, Shirley Young
|original founder of West Virginia Writers, Inc., and author of Coal & People and Scribbling and More: A Collection.
|former WVW board member and author of the children's books Clyde the Undead Dust Bunny, Fiddlebug, Sheridan Starswimmer, Queen Calla's Heroes.
|is a professional writer and editor. She is co-author with her brother of Mr. Joe: Tales from a Haunted Life, from Bettie Youngs Books. Jane's 2011 memoir is called It Started with Dracula: The Count, My Mother, and Me. Visit her website at http://www.janecongdon.com/. and her blog at So Write!
|Davis, Adda Leah
|Golden Harvest Creations is the website for Adda Leah Davis, author of A Fatal Love of Place, A Fatal Web of Deceit, The Whisperer, Lucinda's Mountain, Abigail's Redemption, Jason's Journey, The Beckoning Hills, Farther Along, Caleb's Song, and more.
|author of I Was So Much Older Then, The Measure of Everything, Time of the Light, Aftermath: Stories of Secrets and Consequences, Dots on a Map, Sweet Tea and Afternoon Tales, and The Psalms of Israel Jones.
|Author and columnist Amy Deal can be found at AuthorAmyDeal.com. If you have new releases or writing news, send it to her via her site.
|poet and author of the collections Furrows on Parchment, Musings After Midnight and New River Reflections.
|DeBerry, Mary Lucille
|poet and author of Bertha Butcher's Coat and Alice Saw the Beauty.
|playwright from Aurora, WV. Learn more about his plays and read his blog at AJDWrites.com.
|poet and author of the collections I Saw God Dancing and What's in the Blood.
|Poet, playwright, and editor in chief at Blair Mountain Press.
|author of Livvie Owen Lived Here; Body of Water; and Free Verse.
|Screenwriter, producer and author of Angela's Decision: A Journey of Adaptation.
|Fischer, F. Ethan
|the late poet, radio personality, former board member for WVW, and author of Beached in the Hourglass.
|journalist and author of Disequilibrium and the Multi-Faceted Crystal Ball.
|Frazer, Lillian "Sissy Crone"
|author of Wildflowers and Train Whistles: Stories of a Coal Mining Family and A Walk Through Minden: In the Lives of the Crone and Vegh Families
|author of the Scrap This Mystery Series, and the New Beginning Series.
|author of the novel Before We Left the Land and the poetry collection Ivory Hollyhock.
|WVW secretary, former president, podcast host, webmaster, and author of the collection A Consternation of Monsters and host of the Consternation of Monsters Podcast.
|Fuller, G. Cameron
|author of Full Bone Moon, and co-author with Daleen Berry of The Savage Murder of Skylar Neese: The Truth Behind the Headlines and Pretty Little Killers: The Truth Behind the Savage Murder of Skylar Neese.
|Affrilachian poet and author of the poetry collection Valley Girl.
|author with her mother Barbara Barbara Andrews of Hometown Reunion, Family Heirlooms, All Things New, and other romance novels.
|author of In the Heart of the Hills: A Novel in Stories, Valley at Risk: Shelter in Place, and Witness at Hawk's Nest.
|current West Virginia Poet Laureate, author of Local Journeys; Green-Silver and SIlent: Poems; Believe What You Can; and the many children's books.
|publisher at Wiltshire Books LLC and author of Honey Branches: The Meade Estate; Starkeeper; Lero's Mission; Go Get Nadja; Flight to Oblivion; Falcon Strike; Module 18; Lero Six, Grid Strike, and Escape from Aliya.
|Haugen, Hayley Mitchell
|Hayley Mitchell Haugen is author of the poetry collection Light & Shadow, Shadow & Light, Main Street Rag, 2018, and editor of the literary journal and press Sheila-Na-Gig online.
|Holstein, "Granny Sue"
|storyteller and blogger for Granny Sue's News & Reviews and creator of the storytelling album Beyond the Grave, Ghost Stories from the Mountains.
|Honaker, Mary Ann
|Author of Whichever Way the Moon, published in October of 2023 and Becoming Persephone Third Lung Press, 2019.
|author of When the Lights Go Out, One By One, Plenty of Fish, Twisted Obsession, and Something's Amiss. Read her blog at Yawatta Hosby, a Writer's Blog.
|author of Little One, When the Watcher Shakes.
|Author website: https://www.dianajohnsonwriter.com/
|the late poet, actor, activist, and author of Where Do People in Dreams Come From?: And Other Poems; Sing Me Different; The Muntu Poets of Cleveland; The Muntu Poets of Cleveland, Vol 2.
|playwright, academic and author of Short Plays & Monologues, American Standard, and A Bitsy and Boots Holiday Special.
|Kelly, T. Byron
|poet, painter, musician, and member of the Ghost House Studio, Spectral Arts, The Spooks-VA., WVArts, the Appalachian Writers Association (A.W.A.), the Appalachian Authors' Guild (A.A.G.), West Virginia Writers, Inc., the Virginia Writers Club. Author of Poems of the Infinite Dream, Project End Of Days: Selected Poems, Va. West Va.: Selected Poems, & New Selected Poems of T.Byron Kelly.
|founding member of West Virginia Writers, Inc., poet, co-editor of Wild Sweet Notes, and author of the collection My People was Music.
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|Kirk, Ruth Lynn
|author of The Almost Christmas Pony.
|Connie Kinsey is a former military brat who has put down deep roots in a converted barn on a dirt road at the top of a hill in West Virginia. She lives with two dogs and a cat and is pursuing happiness, one cup of coffee at a time. Her award-winning writing has been published online and in print. She is also a spoken word artist and the Writer-in-Residence for the Museum of the American Military Family. Connie has blogged at https://wvfurandroot.com since 2008 and is wild about comments. You can reach her by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
|editor with Woodland Press, author of the book The Return of the Mothman, and editor of Writers Workshop of Horror, Writers Workshop of Science Fiction and Fantasy, and Author's Guide to Marketing with Teeth.
|Lewis, Richard A.
|the late author of the collection Naked Man's Rock, as well as former WVW parliamentarian, treasurer.
|author of Don't Tell 'em You're Cold and 2020 JUG Award winner.
|author of Still Life With Plums and The Patron Saint of Ugly.
|Marcum, Michele Zirkle
|newspaper opinion columnist and author of Rain No Evil and host of the podcast Life Speaks - Are you Listening? See her interview with Eliot Parker on his show Chapters. And hear her interview on the nationally syndicated radio showCoast to Coast AM.
|the infamous friend of WVW, and author of Crum, Screamin’ with the Cannibals, The Scummers, Magnetic North, Cinco Becknell and The Pale Light of Sunset.
|McCombs, Lisa A.
|author of, Abby, Rasberry Beret, Opening Pandora's Box:The Conclusion, and I Have MS, What's Your Superpower? and the blogger of Lisa's Page: My MS, MyStory.
|poet and author of Short and Simple Annals: Poems About Appalachia' and Llewellyn McKernan's Greatest Hits.
|the late West Virginia Poet Laureate, academic, and author of the collections Vivid Companion, Have You Had Enough Darkness Yet?, Six O'Clock Mine Report, The Girl with the Stone in Her Lap, and Unthinkable.
|author of Eyes in the Attic.
|the late writer, author of Ragdoll Angel and So This Is Christmas, and former president of West Virginia Writers, Inc.
|poet, writer, author of Diner Poems, Midnight Muse in a Convenience Store, and editor of Diner Stories: Off the Menu.
|WV Writers conference workshop presenter and author of The Glass Madonna, The Color of Lies, Wet Work, Fraccidental Death and Magic in the Mountains: Kelsey Murphy, Robert Bomkamp, and the West Virginia Cameo Glass Revolution
|Minney, Lisa Hayes
|writer and editor.
author of Never Beg a Maybe. Find his work on his Amazon author page.
|author of To War With the 4th. Find his work on Medium and Task & Purpose.
|WVW First Vice President, academic, host of the Armstrong TV show Chapters, and author of Fragile Brilliance, Breakdown at Clear River, the Prospect, and Making Arrangements.
|editor and author of the books Blood Kin & Other Strangers and Pocket Change.
|Pitzer, Keith & Joan
|musicians with multiple WVW Conference Appearances, creators of the albums Gathering Stones and West Virginia Serenade. Keith passed in 2009.
|publisher at Mountain State Press, and author of Riding on Comets: A Memoir.
|author of Flowertown, Baggage, Redemption Key, The Widow File, Damocles, Braid, Ourselves.
|Richter, Jeremy F.
|playwright and composer from Wheeling, and co-founder of the Independent Theatre Collective. Author of the stage productions Being a Ghost Story of Christmas, an adaptation of Charles Dickens’ A Christmas Carol; Changing Game, co-written with Ron Scott, Jr.; Political Little One (2nd Place winner of 2014 Joe McCabe Memorial Playwriting Competition, WV Writers); [best imitation]; Catch & Release.
|author of Hot Flashes, The Lodestone, The Land of Nod, The Book of Able, The Coming of Cain, Home on the Ridge, Dogs at Large, Detour from Duvousky, It Remains to Be Seen, and Excavations from a Blue Room.
|Seaton, Carter Taylor
|author of the books Hippie Homesteaders, amo, amas, amat... an unconventional love story, Father's Trouble$, and The Rebel in the Red Jeep: Ken Hechler's Life in West Virginia Politics. Visit her online at CarterSeaton.com.
|author of He Called me Joe, and Leonardo: The Genius of the Renaissance Returns.
|Award-winning author of Duck and Cover, Cooking with Family: Recipes and Remembrances, and Fun Through the Seasons.
|ColeSmithWrites is the site for writer and blogger Nicole Smith, the author of the WV-set mystery Waiting for Jacob.
|Smucker, Anna Egan
|children's book author of such titles as Brother Giovanni's Little Reward: How the Pretzel Was Born, Golden Delicious: A Cinderella Apple Story, No Star Nights, Outside the Window, To Keep the South Manitou Light, History of West Virginia.
|founding member of West Virginia Writers, Inc., longtime editor of Grab-A-Nickel, co-editor of Wild Sweet Notes, and author of the books Chick Flicks and Through the Glass among other books.
|author of the blog Hope After Traumatic Brain Injury, My Journey Back From the Edge.
|Squires, M. Lynne
|WV Writers newsletter editor and author of Letters to My Son: Reflections of Urban Appalachia at Mid Century, Mid-Century Recipes from Cocktails to Comfort Food, Writers on Writing: Daily Inspiration for Writers, and Looking Back at Charleston.
|Author, A Constant Reminder to All: Stonewall Jackson, the Lost Cause, and the Making of a West Virginia Idol
Author website: https://codystraley.wordpress.com/
|Author of The Brave Knight. TheBraveKnight.com Writer and blogger at Caught Butterflies.
|former WV Writers President, writer, author of Laundry to Love, and The Plain English Writers Workbook, and CEO of the Inspiration for Writers editing service.
|musician, friend of WV Writers, WVW Podcast Music composer, and entertainer at multiple WVW Summer Conferences. He is the musician behind the albums Milepost 5, Cuttin' In Line at the Karmic Buffet, Live 'n Drivin' On, The Crum Session, and author of the books Messages Without Melodies, Vol 1 and 2.
|Ellen Weeren is a short story writer whose work has been published by the Saturday Evening Post, the Kenyon Review (KRonline), Fractured Lit, Liars’ League NYC, the Hong Kong Review, Crack the Spine, Stonecoast Review, and others. She is working on a novel. www.ellenweeren.com
|Author of books in dark fantasy, small town romance, and romantic suspense. https://linktr.ee/authorjwhite &
|White, Rhonda Browning
|former WVW Secretary, writer, editor, and blogger of READ. WRITE. LIVE!
|blogger at Writing- The Ups and Downs and author of the novel Vada Faith.
|Wild Ponies/Doug & Telisha Williams
|musicians with multiple appearances at the WVW Conference.
|Author website: JDWilsonBooks.com
|founding member of West Virginia Writers, Inc., academic, and author of More than Penny Candy, Beyond the Apple
|Author of Westerns and Biographies, find the full catalog at www.RGYoho.com