By Samantha Lamb
There will be a reading as part of the Little Kanawha Reading Series on February 12 at 6 p.m. in the Robert F. Kidd Library. It is free and will be open to the public. The three readers are Mary Imo-Stike, Lisa Hayes-Minney, and GSC’s own Marjorie Stewart.
Mary Imo-Stike grew up in Rochester, New York. She received her MFA from West Virginia Wesleyan College in 2015. She was also the poetry co-editor of Heartwood literary journal and the co-creator of monthly literary event More Than Words in Hurricane, WV. Her poems have been published in many journals, and her chapbook In and Out of the Horse Latitudes was published in 2018.
Lisa Hayes-Minney published Two-Lane Livin’ Magazine for 10 years. She has been an award-winning journalist, and now serves as Library Director of Gilmer Public Library. Her writing has appeared in Wonderful West Virginia Magazine, Entropy Magazine, and other journals and anthologies.
Marjorie Stewart is a Pittsburgh native with an MFA in fiction writing from University of Pittsburgh as well as a PhD in English composition from Indiana University of Pennsylvania. A play-wright, she has had 25 productions of her plays and has a secret history as a stand-up comedian.
Come on out to the Robert F. Kidd Library to support these authors and get the chance to hear some of their works.