Parkersburg & Wood County Public Library

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Writing Workshop 9/15/18

Writing Workshop at the Library:

Featuring West Virginia’s own, Mike Knost.

September 15, 2018, 1:00 pm- 4:00 pm

Michael Knost is an international Bram Stoker Award recipient and Black Quill Award winner for his nonfiction work, “Writers Workshop of Horror.”


Knost is currently based in Charleston,  but was born in Logan, West Virginia.  In 2017, he won the West Virginia Writer’s Lifetime Achievement Award.  He has written several anthologies, featuring myth and legends of the Mountaineer state, as well as 2 books featuring Mothman.

According to Wikipedia, he has also put out several other books, including:

  • Appalachian Winter Hauntings (2009, Woodland Press, co-edited with Mark Justice), an anthology
  • Dark Tales of Terror(2010, Woodland Press), an anthology
  • Specters in Coal Dust(2010, Woodland Press), an anthology
  • Fed From the Blade(2012, Woodland Press), an anthology
  • Writers Workshop of Science Fiction & Fantasy (2013, Seventh Star Press), a novel
  • Author’s Guide to Marketing with Teeth(2015, Seventh Star Press)

Knost promises this workshop will be more fun than you can imagine.

Call to register by September 13.  Leave your name and phone number to be included in the workshop.  Seating is limited. 304-420-4587, ext. 517.